31 July, 2011

CLASSIFICATION OF RAAGAS



The Raagas listed according to their complexity (category 1-4, ragas a-z):

Raagas of Category - 1: The raagas of this category have complete (all 7) notes and the Aarohan and Avarohan are Monotonic (straight).

Hindustani  Raaga
Thaat
Ahir  Bhairav
Bhairav
Bhairav
Bhairav
Bhairavi
Bhairavi
Kalyan
Kalyan
Jaunpuri
Asavari
Kafi
Kafi
Kalingra
Bhairavi
Kirwani
Melakaratha Raaga
Bilawal
Bilawal
Latangi
Melakaratha Raaga
Nata  Bhairav
Bhairav
Purvi
Purvi

Raagas of Category - 2: The raagas of this category have missing notes (does not have all 7 notes) but have straight Aarohan & Avarohan

Name of Raaga
Thaat
Abhogi Kanada
Kafi
Asavari
Asavari
Bairagi
Melakaratha Raaga
Bibhash
Kalyan
Bageshri
Kafi
Bhimpalashri
Kafi
Bhupali
Kalyan
Champakali
Kalyan
Chandrakauns
Kalyan
Durga
Bilawal
Hangshadhwan i
Melakaratha Raaga
Hindol
Marwa
Jogiya
Bhairav
Kalavati
Melakaratha Raaga
Khamaj
Khamaj
Madhuvanti
Melakartha Raaga
Malkaush
Bhairavi
Multani
Todi
Rageshri
Khamaj
Shivranjani
Kafi
Sudh  Kalyan
Kalyan
Sohini
Marwa
Tilang
Khamaj
Todi
Todi
Vrindavani  Sarang
Kafi

Raagas of Category - 3: The raagas of this category have notes (either complete or missing) with Monotonic Aarohan and Non-Monotonic Avarohan

Name of Raaga
Thaat
Bihag
Bilawal
Darvari  Kanada
Asavari
Desh
Khamaj
Hamir/Hamvir
Kalyan
Manj  Khamaj
Khamaj
Maru  Bihag
Kalyan
Shyam  Kalyan
Kalyan

Raagas of Category - 4: The raagas of this category have notes (either complete or missing) with Non-Monotonic Aarohan and Avarohan.

Name of Raaga
Thaat
Bahar
Purvi
Basant
Purvi
Bhatiyar
Marwa
Chayanat
Kalyan
Gour  Malhar
Kafi
Gour  Sarang
Kalyan
Gurjari  Todi
Puravi
Jaijaiwanti
Khamaj
Lalit
Marwa
Marwa
Marwa
Megh
Kafi
Miyan  Ki Malhar
Kafi
Pahadi
Bilawal
Patdeep
Kafi
Pilu
Kafi
Puria
Marwa
Puria  Dhaneshri
Purvi
Sudh  Sarang
Kafi
Tilak  Kamod
Khamaj

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