MENU


Raga Abhogi

   About Raga Abhogi

Raga Abhogi or Raga Abhogi Kanada

Abhogi is a raga in Carnatic music and has been adapted to Hindustani music. It is a pentatonic scale, an audava raga. It is a derived scale (janya raga), as it does not have all the seven swaras (musical notes). As it has Kanada Ang, Gandhar is used as Vakra: g m R S. Some musicians sing this Raga without the Kanada Ang (g m R S) rendering m g R S instead and call it Abhogi rather then Abhogi Kanada. This raga creates a deep atmosphere and can be expanded in all the three octaves. 

The notes used are shadjam, chathusruti rishabham, sadharana gandharam, shuddha madhyamam and chathusruthi dhaivatham. Abhogi is considered a janya raga of Kharaharapriya, the 22nd Melakarta raga, though it can be derived from Gourimanohari too, by dropping both panchamam and nishadam.

Credits:
https://chandrakantha.com/
https://www.aathavanitli-gani.com/
http://www.tanarang.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/

   Raga structure of Abhogi

Thaat : Kafi

Mela : 22nd, Kharaharapriya

Jati : Audhav - Audhav Vakra

Arohanam : S R2 G2 M1 D2 S'

Avarohanam : S' D2 M1 G2 R2 S

Vadi : M

Samvadi : S

Vishranti Sthan : R; m; D; S;

Mukhya - Ang : S R ,D S ; R g m ; g m R S;

Swaras : Pancham and Nishad Varjya , Gandhar Komal. Rest All Shuddha Swaras.

Time : Second prahar of the Night (9PM to 12Night)

   External Videos of Raga Abhogi

   Songs based on Raga Abhogi

Abhogi is a raga used for compositions in a medium to fast tempo. It has been used by many composers in classical music and film music. Notable traditional compositions in Abhogi include:

1) Nannu brova nee kinta tamasama in Adi tala by Thyagaraja
2) Maneyolagaado By Purandara Dasa
3) Sri Lakshmi varaham by Muthuswami Dikshitar
4) Sabhapatikku veru daivam, in Rupaka tala by Gopalakrishna Bharati
5) Neekepudu in Khanda Triputa tala by Mysore Sadashiva Rao
6) Evvari bodhana, a popular varnam by Patnam Subramania Iyer
7) Manasu nilpa by Thyagaraja
8) Nekkurugi unnai by Papanasam Sivan
9) Sri Mahaganapathe by N S Ramachandran
10) Manujudai Putti by Annamacharya
11) Par gaya chahai sab koi in Ektal by Raidas
12) Jayati siri radhike in Jhaptal by Gadadhar Bhatt
13) Ek barajori kare saiyya in Jhumratal

Film songs In Tamil 

1) Thangaratham Vanthathu (Kalai Kovil -1964)

2) Naan Indri Yaar Vaaruvaar - Ragamalika : Abhogi, Valaji (Maalaiyitta Mangai -1958)

3) Kangalin Vaarthaigal (Kalathur Kannamma - 1960)

4) Inraiku Yen Indha (Vaidehi Kathirunthal - 1984)

5) Chandhiranai Thottadhu Yaar (Ratchagan - 1997)

6) Konjam Neram (Chandramukhi - 2005)

7) Kannane (Kanni Raasi - 2020)

8) Maname (Kurukshetram - 2006)

9) Idhayam (Billa II - 2012)

10) Vaa Sagi Vaa Sagi (Arasiyal - 1997)

Songs in Raga Abhogi 

1) Dhan Sampada n lage mala ti ( Natyageet - Marathi)

2) Na Jaiyo Re Sautan Ghar Sainya (Film - Kagaz ki Nau -Year - 1975) (Hindi)

3) Tarana (Film - Kshudista Pashan - Bengali - Year - 1960)

   Contact

 

Name:
 
Contact no:
 
Email:
Message:
 



 

   Learn Raga Abhogi

 

Possessing an art is possessing a treasure that grows forever! Learning a performing art like music or dance opens doors to novel and wonderful worlds of joy. You can bring this unbounded happiness into your life – you can learn an art at any age. To make a beginning today, enroll in the online school of performing arts : Meetkalakar Gurukul.


About Meetkalakar

Meetkalakar is an Indian product and services company based in Mumbai. Its interests are focussed on the field of performing arts. The various products and services of Meetkalakar mainly benefit performing artists and art lovers.

Meetkalakar was founded in 2009 by Rajashree Rajadhyax and Richa Rajadhyax, with the primary aim of allowing people to browse through profiles of performing artists on the internet. Over years, many new products and services were added. Meetkalakar now has about 2500 eminent artists from the field of music, dance, drama, folk and many other genres as its members.

Meetkalakar founders have expressed their intention of coming up with more and more innovations that will reduce the distance between the artist and art lovers. Know more...

©2010-2013, Meetkalakar Services India Private Limited.
All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Legal Disclaimer

Recent Updates

  • Dr Devika P Borthakur
  • Shashikant Shinde
    https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCg2Dw-VYnhOOmIyLL8UeW5A/videos
  • Shashikant Shinde
  • Esha Chatterjee
    Esha is trained in classical singing by many renowned gurus who also trained some of the top Bollywood singers. She has a unique style of singing and possesses an excellent quality of voice suitable for playback and live shows. She is a versatile singer who has done many live shows of the retro genre to contemporary Bollywood singing. She does show on ghazal with some renowned ghazal artists. Tseries has recognized her talent and released private songs on their YouTube channel.
Please note: All Content (Unless produced by Meetkalakar) names and brand names mentioned are property of their respective owners. They have been published by content owners. All of this content remains property of their respective holders, and in no way indicates any relationship between Meetkalakar and the holders of said trademarks. Meetkalakar is a technology platform that enables artists reach out their audiences.
Name


 

Contact No


 

Email


Message