Vrindavani Sarang Raag is an audhav (consists of 5 notes in both Arohana and Avarohana) raag from the Hindustani music tradition. It is a very popular raga in the Mathura region of India. It is also known as raga brindabani sarang or brindabani sarang.
When is Vrindavani Sarang Raag sung?
Raag Brindavani Sarang is sung in the afternoon between 12 pm – 3 pm. It is also considered as a summer season raga.
What is the nature of Vrindavani Sarang Raag?
Raag Brindavani Sarang depicts the Sringara Rasa (Romantic Mood).
What is the Thaat of Vrindavani Sarang Raag?
The Thaat of Raag Brindavani Sarang is Kafi.
What are the notes in Vrindavani Sarang Raag?
The Arohana of the raga is Sa Re Ma Pa Ni Sa’.
The Avarohana of the raga is Sa’ Ni Pa Ma Re Sa (Ni is Komal).
What is the Vadi and Samvadi of Vrindavani Sarang Raag?
The Vadi is Re and the Samvadi is Pa.
An Introductory Course on Vrindavani Sarang Raag
Course curated by Smt Shruti Bode and Sinchana N
This is also an introductory singing course on Vrindavani Sarang Raag. This singing course has been recorded by two stalwarts of Indian Classical Music, Smt. Meghana Kulkarni and Shri Srinivas Hande. This course contains important vocal lessons in the raga for you to listen and repeat after the Guru. You can practice each lesson till you have internalised the concepts covered. While singing you will receive instant visual feedback so you can correct yourself immediately and improve.
Concepts Covered: Aroh, Avroh, Pakad, Chalan, Alaap, Lakshangeet, Sargamgeet and Chhota Khayal.
Lesson Structure of Vrindavani Sarang Raag
Practice of Aroh and Avroh (Ascent and Descent)
Practice Of Pakad (Phases)
Chalan Practice (Melodic Progression)
Alap of the Raag (Musical Phrases)
Bandishes – Ratakara Rasana & Jao Jao Jao (Compositions)
This course is a must if you would like to sing a song in Vrindavani Sarang Raag. You can learn Raag Durga as well as many other ragas like Bageshri, Bhimpalasi, Durga etc. Think of Riyaz If you want to learn to sing at home, download the riyaz app now!
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