• Raag Kambhoji •

S-R-G-m-P-D-n-S


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[refrain, e.g. 0:56] GG, G(mGm)R, SS SGR(GR)G, G(m)R, SSS, SRS\n(Dn), P/S, S(n) S(nSDnD), P(DnD), (S)DD D, (n)D DnDP, DP SD/S

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Explore hidden inter-raga connections: swara geometries, melodic features, murchana sets, ragangas, & more (also see the Full Tag List):


Swaras: -4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10+

Sapta: Audav | Shadav | Sampurna

Poorvang: SRGM | SRG | SRM | SGM

Uttarang: PDNS | PDS | PNS | DNS

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

Double: rR | gG | mM | dD | nN

Thaat: 10 | 32Enclosed | Inexact

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

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

Symmetries: Mirror | Rotation | Palindr.


Aroha: Audav | Shadav | Sampurna

Avroh: Audav | Shadav | Sampurna

Jati: Equal | Balanced | Av.+1 | Av.+2

Samay: Morning | Aftern. | Eve. | Night

Murchana: Bhup. | Bihag | Bilaw. | Charu.

Raganga: Bhairav | Malhar | Kan. | Todi

Construction: Jod | Mishra | Oddball

Origin: Ancient | Carnatic | Modern

Dominance: Poorvang | Uttarang

Prevalence: A-list | Prachalit | Aprach.

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–Swara Geometries–

Core form: S-R-G-m-P-D-n-S
Reverse: SRgmPdnS (=Darbari)
Inverse: Ni; SRGPDS (=Bhupali)
Imperfect: 1 (Ga)
Detached: none
Symmetries: mirror (r—P)
Murchanas: Bilawal set

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–Global Translations–

Carnatic: Harikambhoji
S-R2-G3-M1-P-D2-N2-S
Jazz: Mixolydian
1-2-3-4-5-6-b7-8
Pitch classes (‘fret-jumps’):
0-2-4-5-7-9-10-0
(2–2–1–2–2–1–2)

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• Tanpura: Sa–Pa
• Names: Kambhoji, Khamboji, Kamboji

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