• Raag Bhankari •

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A mega-mix of several ragas, Bhankari originates with Ramashreya Jha ‘Ramrang’, guru of Rajan Parrikar – who describes it as a “tantalizing melody, blend[ing] facets of Bhatiyar, Jait, Bibhas, and Deshkar while retaining an aesthetic coherence in the end product”. Also appears to draw from Marwa, although recordings are vanishingly rare beyond Ramrang’s originals.


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—Ramashreya Jha ‘Ramrang’ (~1990s)—

[https://www.parrikar.org/music/marwa/jha_bhankhari_druta.mp3]


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Varjit: Re | Ga | Ma | Pa | Dha | Ni

Double: rR | gG | mM | dD | nN

Thaat: Exact | Enclosed | Inexact

Chal: All-shuddha | All-komal | Ma-tivra

Gaps: Anh. | Hemi. | 3-row | 4-row | 5-row

Symmetries: Mirror | Rotation | Palindr.


 

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