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Raga CDs of the Months (02/08): Malkauns – King of Ragas

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 5, 2008

Raga mAlkauns (or Malkosh) is in North Indian Classical music (Hindustani) very popular with the audience and musicians. In the South of India Malkauns is well known as Ragam hindOLam (Carnatic Music). It is a 5 tone Raga with a 300 to 400 years old history and multivarious development.
ascending and descending scales of Raga mAlkauns (Bhairavi Thaat):
audav-audav | ‘n S g m d n S’ – S’ n d n d m g m g S ‘n SRaga CDs des Monats (02/08): Malkauns… King of Ragas
Ragam hindOLam (Melakartha system No. 20: naTabhairavi): S G2 M1 D1 N2 S – S N2 D1 M1 G2 S

Malkauns is played to the late evening hour as midnight raga. The tendency of this majestic Raga is meditative and introverted, it’s modality is unique..

date of broadcasting: Thuesday, 5th February 200809:00-09:58 p.m. (CET)
repetition: Thursday, 7th February 2008 – 03:00-03:58 a.m. (CET)
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Indian music maestros award to this Raga supernatural forces. By Malkauns even bad spirit can be driven out. The Indian Author V. Murthy who is living in Bangalore calls mAlkauns “king of the Ragas“, the title of our show in February.

One Response to “Raga CDs of the Months (02/08): Malkauns – King of Ragas”

  1. […] Aalap – Ragam Hindolam (Raga Malkauns) (with courtesy) by Flutist B.V. Balasai on the Bansuri […]


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