Colours of a Raga

Audava Ragas

An introductory look at five-note ragas in Carnatic music, including the most common, Mohanam.

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Audava Ragas

An introductory look at five-note ragas in Carnatic music, including the most common, Mohanam.

Audava Ragas, or pentatonic ragas, are some of the most popular, and include Mohanam, Hindolam, Amritavarshini, Revati and Niroshta. The pentatonic scale is used extensively in various genres of music, and Japanese and Chinese music have predominantly pentatonic music. This programme features compositions in audava ragas

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