Saraswati Kedar Raag Bandish 16 Matras Allap Taan Music Notes In English

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Saraswati kedar raag is believed to have originated from Kalyan thaat. Both Madhyam, both Nishad are used and all remaining sawars are shudha in this raag. Ga & Dha are not used in this raag .Its jati is Audav- Shadav Wakra .In this raag Ma & Sa are Vadi & Samvadi swar .The singing time of this raag is 9 pm to 12 am (the second part of the night).

Saraswati Kedar Raag

How To Read Sargam Notes –

  • “.” is used for Mandra saptak(Lower octave notes) swars.eg- .Pa
  • “*” is user for Taar Saptak (Higher Octave notes) Swars eg – Pa*
  • “(k)” small character is used for komal swars.eg – ( Re(k) , Ga(k) , Dha(k) , Ni(k) )
  • Ma(t) here “(t)” is used for showing teevra swar Ma(t) .
  • “-” is used for Holdong the notes according to the Song.
  • Swars written “ReGa” in this manner means they are playing fast or two swars on one beat.
  • Ma(Ga) or (Ga)Ma Here Ga is Kan Swar or Sparsh Swar and Ma is Mool Swar. (You Can skip the kan swar if not understand how to play)
  • Swars written [ Ni(k)  Pa ] in this manner they are playing or singing in sliding mode means Meend acc to Indian music .
  • { NiSa*Re*Sa* Ni } here this braket {} is used for showing Khatka in which swars are playing fast .

Description of raag:-

Aaroh- Sa Re Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Sa*

Avaroh- Sa* Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Ma Re Sa-

Varjit swar-Ga Dha

Vadi & Samvadi swar – Ma Sa

Jati – Audav- Shadav Wakra

Thaat –Kalyan thaat

Singing time -9 pm to 12 am (the second part of the night).

Important Notes-

Raag Saraswati Kedar is composed of a mixture of Raag Saraswati and Raag Kedar. Swara of Raag Saraswati – Re Ma(t)Ma(t)Pa(k)- Ma(t)Pa(k) DhaNi(k)Dha Pa(k)- ,Ni(k),Dha Sa- And the swars of Raag Kedar – Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Ni Sa*- Pa(k)Dha Pa(k) Ma- Ma ग Pa(k) – Sa* Re*  Sa* – Ma’ Ma’ Re*  Sa* – Together they create a new and wonderful environment.

Gandhara is used very sparingly in the avaroh. Melodious raga Saraswati Kedar is composed by Acharya Vishwanath Rao Ringe ‘Tanrang’.

Swar Sangatiya-

Sa Re Ma(t)Ma(t)Ma(t)Pa(k) – Pa(k)Dha Pa(k) Ni(k)Ni(k)- Dha Pa(k) DhaPa(k) Ma(t)Pa(k) Ma – Sa Re Ma(t)Pa(k) – Dha Sa* Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Dha Ma(t)Pa(k) – Dha Pa(k) Ma – Ma Sa Re Re Sa Ma(t)Pa(k) DhaPa(k) Sa* – Ma(t)Pa(k) DhaNi Sa* – Dha Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – DhaPa(k) Ma(t)Pa(k) Ma – Sa Re Ma(t)Pa(k) – Ma(t)Pa(k) Re Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Sa* – Dha Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Dha Sa* Re* Sa* – Ni(k)- Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Pa(k)Dha Pa(k) Ma – Ma(t)Sa* Re*  Sa* – Dha Sa* Re* Sa* – Ni(k)Dha Pa(k)Ma(t)- Pa(k)Ma Sa Re Re Sa-

Saraswati kedar raag question answer –

What are the Aaroh, Avaroh & Pakad of  Saraswati kedar raag ?

Aaroh- Sa Re Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Sa*
Avaroh- Sa* Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Ma Re Sa-

What is the Jati of  Saraswati kedar raag ?

Jati – Audav- Shadav Wakra

What is the singing time of  Saraswati kedar raag ?

Singing time -9 pm to 12 am (the second part of the night).

Which swars are used in Saraswati kedar raag ?

Aaroh- Sa Re Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Sa*
Avaroh- Sa* Ni(k)Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Pa(k) Dha Pa(k) – Ma(t)Ma Re Sa-

What is the Thaat of  Saraswati kedar raag ?

Thaat – Kalyan thaat

What are the Vadi- Samvadi Swar of Saraswati kedar raag ?

Vadi & Samvadi swar – Ma Sa

What are the Varjit swar of Saraswati kedar raag ?

Varjit swar-Ga Dha

What is the introduction of Saraswati kedar raag?

Saraswati kedar raag is believed to have originated from Kalyan thaat. Both Madhyam, both Nishad are used and all remaining sawars are shudha in this raag. Ga & Dha are not used in this raag .Its jati is Audav- Shadav Wakra .In this raag Ma & Sa are Vadi & Samvadi swar .The singing time of this raag is 9 pm to 12 am (the second part of the night).