Sindhu Bhairavi (raga)

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Sindhu Bhairavi
ThaatAsavari
ArohanaS R  M  P   
AvarohanaN  P M  R S  S
Vadi
Samavadi
SynonymSindh Bhairavi[1]

Sindhu Bhairavi is a raga in Hindustani and Carnatic classical music, belonging to the Asavari thaat. In Carnatic music it is a Janya raga of the 8th melakartha raga Hanumatodi[citation needed]

The raga brings Viraham(separation), Shokam(sorrow), Karunam(compassion) and Bhakthi(devotion) rasas. In Carnatic music it is a Bhashangaraga, in which all the 12 notes are applicable.[citation needed]

Sindhu Bhairavi is not to be confused with other similarly named ragas such as Sindhi Bhairavi, Sindh, Sindhura and Sindhura Bhairavi.[1]

Theory[edit]

Arohana: S R  M P   [a][1]

Avarohana:    P M  R S[b][1]

Vadi: [1]

Samavadi: [1]


Popular compositions[edit]

Popular carnatic compositions in the raga are:[citation needed]

  • Valaiyosai(Sathya - Tamil Movie)
  • Karunai daivame karpagame
  • Venkatachala nilayam
  • Ganesha bhajan
  • Thamburi meetidava
  • Bhaja bhaja manasa
  • Ka karun Sajni Aaye Na Balam
  • Ajahun na aaye baaalmaa
  • Bulleya(ADHM)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Alternate notations:
    • Carnatic: S R₂ G₂ M₁ P D₁ N₂ 
    • Western: C D E F G A B C
  2. ^ Alternate notations:
    • Carnatic:  N₂ D₁ P M₁ G₂ R₂ S
    • Western: C B A G F E D C

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f OEMI:SB.

Sources[edit]

  • Sindhu Bhairavi Rāga (Hin), The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195650983. Retrieved 8 October 2018.

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