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DE – Raga CDs of the Months (08/2016): Malkauns – King of Ragas

Posted by ElJay Arem (IMC OnAir) on August 18, 2016

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.
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dates of broadcasting…

18th August 2016 – 03:00 pm EST (09:00 pm CET) @ radio multicult.fm (DE)
(premiere: 5th February 2008 – 09:00 pm CET @ Tide Radio 96.0 FM (DE))
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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.
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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 S
Raga 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
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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 September show @ radio multicult.fm (Germany, Berlin) and worldwide as webradio.

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