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DE – Raga CDs of the Months (02/2014): Morning Ragas (early + late)

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on February 15, 2014

The correct time of day and night for a performing ragas is one of the centre rules of the raga system. Early morning ragas are performed between 03:00 and 06:00 a.m. we present in part 1 (09:00-10:00 am CET) of our broadcasting.

Most of the morning ragas bases on the scales of the thaat system “bairav” (Bhairavi (Ahir, Ramkali, Bhupali, Jogiya Bhairav-Bahar …). Bairav means the emotional expression within the raga music to effect stability of mind and seriousity.

date of broadcasting …

16th Febr 2014 – 9:00-11:00 a.m. EST (3-5:00 p.m. CET) @ radio multicult.fm (Germany/Berlin)
(premiere: 22nd May 2006 – 03:00 p.m. @ Tide 96.0 FM)
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Following part 1 we move forward in part 2 (10:00-11:00 am) in the time cycle with late morning ragas which are performed between 06:00 and 09:00 a.m.

In the thaat system and it’s 10 basic scales the morninga ragas are represented strongest. Following the four thaats Bhairav (e.g. Raag Aheer Bhairav), Bhairavi (e.g. Raag Bilaskani Todi), Asaravari and Todi (e.g. Raag Mian-Ki Todi or Gurjari Todi) a tremendous number of morning ragas has been created.

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