Pilu

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Pilu
ThaatKafi
SeasonRainy season
Arohana'P 'N S g m P N S'
AvarohanaS' N D P m G m P g R S 'N S
VadiG
SamavadiN
SynonymPiloo
SimilarKirwani

Pilu or Piloo is a raga of Hindustani classical music. It is mostly used in light-classical forms, like thumris.

Aroha and Avaroha[edit]

Arohana: 'P 'N S g m P N S'
'N S G m P N S'
S G m P D S'
S R m P N S'

Avarohana S' N D P m G m P g R S 'N S
S' N S' D n D P m G m P G P m g R S 'N S
Some performances include shades of tivra MA

Vadi and Samavadi[edit]

G as vadi N as samvadi

Pakad or Chalan[edit]

S g R g S R 'N S, G m n P g - S

S g R S 'N S 'N - 'P 'd 'P 'N S - g R g 'N S

Organization and relationships[edit]

Related ragas: Kirwani resembles an ancient kind of Pilu.

Thaat: Bhatkhande classified Pilu in the Kafi thaat,[1]).

Samay (time)[edit]

3rd part of day.

Seasonality[edit]

Often related to the monsoon season

Rasa[edit]

Cheerful, Joyous, Alegre, moving.. (Prafullita... anand Ita..., lavanyamayi.. are a few synonimical expressions..as well

Thaat[edit]

Kafi

Historical information[edit]

Origins[edit]

Important recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jairazbhoy(1995)
  2. ^ Lavezzoli, Peter (2006). The Dawn of Indian Music in the West. A&C Black. p. 63. ISBN 0826418155. Retrieved 14 June 2017.

Literature[edit]

Bor, Joep (c. 1997), The Raga Guide, Charlottesville,Virginia: Nimbus Records, archived from the original on 2003-12-03
Jairazbhoy, N.A. (1995), The Rags of North Indian Music: Their Structure & Evolution, Bombay: Popular Prakashan.
Bhatkhande, Vishnu Narayan (1968–73), Kramika Pustaka Malika, Hathras: Sangeet Karyalaya.

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