If you are looking to learn the evening raga Bihag, you are in the right place!
This raga, traditionally performed in the evening, is celebrated as a soothing melody that has the power to transport listeners into a realm of peace and serenity. Here we offer an in-depth exploration into the distinct structure of Bihag, illuminating the unique characteristics that set it apart in the vast world of Indian classical music.
We delve into the historical significance of Bihag, tracing its roots and evolution over time, and shine a light on its impact within the musical tradition. Additionally, we highlight notable performances that have left an indelible mark in the field. Whether you are a seasoned connoisseur or a curious newcomer to the genre, this page serves as a comprehensive guide to the enchanting world of the raga Bihag.
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Bihag – Scale And Two Compositions For Bansuri
Bansuri Bliss Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger teaches the evening raga Bihag to a group of Bansuri Bliss Members on January 7th, 2024. Learn the scale, some key phrases, the most important notes, and watch compositions get created in madhyalaya jhaptal and fast teental. Sa: F is at F+32 cents
“I really like the Bihag raag that you taught us today.”
– Bansuri Bliss Member Reshma R., California
Dr. Kriger’s notes written out during the class. Note that the compositions were composed on the spot, primarily as a demonstration of how to create compositions. So change the compositions as you wish, and add your own antara, as we only created the asthai for each taal.
Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia – Raag Bihag
From his excellent Moonlight Moods album (1993), with Anindo Chaterjee on tabla and Roopak Kulkarni on 2nd flute.
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Sings Bihag
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi sings raag Bihag, in Amsterdam, 14 October 1989.