Raga Sri Ranjani

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Raga Sriranjani or Shree ranjani

Sriranjani is a raga in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music). It is a hexatonic scale (shadava ragam) It is a derived scale (janya ragam), as it does not have all the seven swaras (musical notes). It is also written as Shri ranjani or Shree Ranjani.

Shree ranjani is a symmetric scale that does not contain panchamam. It is called a shadava-shadava ragam.

This scale uses the notes shadjam, chathusruti rishabham, sadharana gandharam, shuddha madhyamam, chathusruthi dhaivatham and kaisiki nishadam. Shree ranjani is a janya ragam of Kharaharapriya, the 22nd Melakarta ragam. It has only the invariant panchamam missing from its parent scale, Kharaharapriya.

Shree ranjani is a pleasing and popular ragam. This scale has been used by many composers and there are many compositions in classical music. It has been used to score film music, too. Here are some popular compositions in Sriranjani.


   Raga structure of Sri Ranjani

Thaat : Kafi

Jati : Shadav-Shadav

Arohanam : S R2 G2 M1 D2 N2 S

Avarohanam : S N2 D2 M1 G2 R2 S

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Popular compositions 

1) Marubalka, Brochevarevare, Sari evvare, Bhuvini daasudane, and Sogasuga mrudanga talamu by Thyagaraja

2) Shri Dum durge, Balambikaya and parvata raja kumari by Muthuswami Dikshitar

3) Ini oru kanam unnai, Kaana Vendamo, Mata innum 

4) Vaatha and Gajavadana karuna by Papanasam Sivan

5) Srinivasa Enna Bittu ,Thaala beku by Purandaradasa

6) Nadhamennum Kovilile by M S Viswanathan rendered by Vani Jayaram

7) Pagalile Oru Nilavinai Kanden by Ilayaraaja rendered by S. Janaki

8) Mukshika Vahanane by Manachanallur Giridharan rendered by Harini

Tamil songs in Raga Sriranjani

1) Naathamenum Kovililey (Manmadha Leelai)

2) Naatham Elunthathadi (Gopura Vasalile)

3) Oru Raagam (Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren)

4) Eerettu Pathinaaru (Raaja Raajathan)

5) Kathirunthen Kanava (Dharma Pathini)

6) Chinnai Chiru (Endrum Anbudan)

7) Nallathor Veenai (Ore Oru Gramathiley)

8) Kannan Nee En (Ivan)

9) Vaikasi Vellikilama (Rasa Magan)

10) Kadavulidam (Azhagiya Pandipuram)

11) Alaithal Varuvale (Jaathi Malli)

12) Poo Poovaa (Unnai Kann Theduthey)



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