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Thursday, 29 December 2011

Raga Hamsadhwani – You will love it

On a calm twilight, or even after stressful work, I would love to listen melodic piece of composition in Hamsadhwani Raga. No matter I am not trained in Indian Classical Music I could simply distinguish the intellectual musical set in this particular raga. My preferred versions somehow give the profound touch to the unfathomable chords. I frequently listen to the compositions of Pt Shivkumar Sharma in this Raga.

Hamsadhwani Raga is committed to the leisurely touching swan whose tone of voice is supposed to magnetize one & all on this globe. The nucleus meaning of Hamsa in Sanskrit signifies swan & dhwan indicates voice.

Let us discuss some brief information about Raga Hamsashwani. You would find that this raga does not include madhyamam or dhaivatam. The scale is pentatonic. The structure of arohana & avarohana is stated as under:

Arohan: S, R, G, P, N, S’

Avarohana: S’, N, P, G, R, S

The Vadi & Samvadi Swar for Raga Hamsadhwani is Rishabh & Pancham.

Hamsadhwani is expansively utilized in Hindustani Classical Music. Hamsadhwani Raga gives somebody the use for discovery & amplification and has many beautiful melodious compositions in Indian Classical Music as well as movie music. This raga is generally sung at the commencement of a performance. You would find that there are a lot of compositions in admiration of Lord Ganesha located in this musical scale.

The chalan for this Raga is as under:
R, G, R, N, P, S’, R, S’

This miraculous harmonious Raga was performed in connection with Indian Music School. Please write your comments about this post and let me know what do you think about it. If ever you are looking for training in Indian classical music please send us an email at