Bahar : Introduction

Bahar is a Hindustani classical raga.

Raag Details

ThaatKafi
Vaadi/Samvaadim/S
Prahar7 (12 am - 3 am)
Important Anuvaadi
Aaroha'n-S-m,m-P-g-m,n-D-N-S'
BhaavShadj-Madhyam
AvarohaS'-n-P-m-P-g-m-R-S
Saptak-pradhaanataMadhya-Tar
PakadSm,mPgm,nDNS'
Tanpura TuningP
JaatiShadav-Shadav
Other Characteristics
Similar Raagas
Popular Film Songs1. Man ki been matwaari baaje
Film: Shabab
Singers: Lata Mangeshkar Mohammad Rafi
Taala: Teen-Taal
Music Director: Naushad
Poet: Shakeel Badayuni
Non-Film Songs

Theory

Writing about the musical theory of Indian classical music is fraught with complications. First of all, there have been no set, formal methods of written notation. Indian music is an aural tradition, and therefore writing is not an essential part of attaining talim(knowledge).