Raag Shahana Kanada

Swar Notations

Swaras Gandhar and Nishad Komal. Rest all Shuddha Swaras.
Jati Sampurna - Sampurna Vakra
Thaat Kafi
Vadi/Samvadi Pancham/Shadj
Time (12AM - 3 AM): 3rd Prahar of the Night : Ratri ka Tritiya Prahar
Vishranti Sthan S; P; D; - S'; D; P; R;
Mukhya-Ang P m g m D ; D n P ; S' D n P ; D m P g m R S;
Aaroh-Avroh ,n S ; R g m P ; m g m ; D n P ; m P D n S' - S' D n P ; m P g m R S ;

Raag Description: In Raag Shanana Kanada, Dhaivat is very prominent and is a resting note along with Pancham. The Raag Vachak combinations are: g m D ; D n P ; n D n P ; D m P S' ; D n P ; g m R S.

This Raag is very near to Raag Bahar, which has resting note as Madhyam (n D n P m) whereas in Raag Shahana Kanada the resting note is Pancham (n D n P ). This is a Uttarang Pradhan Raag which is sung mostly in Madhya and Tar Saptak. Following are the illustrative combinations for Raag Shahana Kanada:

n S R g m ; m P m g m D ; D n P ; g m P D n S'; S' n D n P ; D m P S' ; n S' R' S'; S' n D n P ; m P g g m ; R S;


Listen to Raag Shahana Kanada: These bandishen are composed by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe 'Tanarang' and will be published in future volumes of the book 'Acharya Tanarang Ki Bandishen'. For more information, please contact us. All the following bandishen are sung by Shri Prakash Vishwanath Ringe.
 

1
Bada Khyal: Birhan Baithi Angna
Taal: Tilwada Vilambit
Theme: Virah Ras
2
Bada Khyal: Kaliyan Phooli Sakal Banrai
Taal: Jhumra Vilambit
Theme: Spring Season
3
Bada Khyal: Fal Sagun De Mai
Taal: Jhaptal Madhya Lay
Theme: Maa Saraswati
4
Chota Khyal: Bari Umariya Beetee Jat Ri
Taal: Trital Drut
Theme: Roothna Manana
5
Chota Khyal: Gun Ki Charcha Kariye
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Sur Sadhana
6
Chota Khyal: Milan Kaise Jaun Re
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
7
Chota Khyal: Sajan Aaye Goondh Lao Harwa
Taal: Ektal Drut
Theme: Shringar Ras
8
Sargam: Ga Ma Dha Dha Ni Sa
Taal: Trital Drut