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How many ragas are there in Bairavi

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18 Feb '09 05:28 pm
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Bhairavi is a distinct and popular raga on its own
Answered by anil garg, 25 Nov '09 11:28 pm

 
  
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Bairavi, it self is a name of raga.
though Bhairavi is a major league Raga, it stands apart from other Ragas of like stature in one important way: its use of all 12 swaras, a signal feature of the Bhairavi praxis. The five vivAdi swaras that are not members of the original set are implemented judiciously, without injury to the basic Raga-swaroopa. In this latter form the melody so instantiated is often termed "Mishra Bhairavi." Dhrupad and Dhamar compositions abound in Bhairavi. Khayal treatment is usually dispensed through druta compositions. Bhairavi finds extensive application in auxiliary genres such as Tarana, Tappa and Thumri. Vilambit Khayal presentations are extremely rare although such compositions have been conceived (eg. S.N. Ratanjankar). Outside the Classical realm proper, it is well-nigh impossible to tread without frequent run-ins with Bhairavi: it thickly inhabits every conceivable Indian musical form - Bhajan, Geet, Ghazal, Qawwali, Natyasangeet, Rabby Shongeet and so ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 19 Feb '09 12:37 am

 
  
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