First lines of Two songs by Parveen sultana (with details such as raag, rendering etc) in the film "Pakeezah" Please?
.Pahadi is not so much a raga as much as a folk tune.
In India, knowledge of Pahadi is not acquired formally;
one grows up with it. Same with ragas such as Bhairavi.
The gestalt of these melodies is best imbibed by listening
to the auxillary forms. There are so many film songs in
Pahadi that one doesn't know where to begin
The basic contour of Pahadi is formed with S R G P D
but the secret to its magic lies in the phraseology, the ...more