Bilaskhani Todi

Bilaskhani Todi

Bilaskhani Todi is a Hindustani classical raga. It is a blend of the ragas Asavari and Todi.

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).

Arohana & Avarohana


Arohana
Sa re ga Pa dha Sa
Avarohana
re ni dha Ma ga re Sa

Vadi & Samavadi


Vadi


Samavadi

s r g r, g p g p, d m g r, g p d n d m g r , g p d s, r n d m, r g r s

Organization & Relationships

Related ragas: List related ragas here, making each raga a link with .
Thaat: Bhairavi.

Behavior

Behavior refers to practical aspects of the music. It is complicated to talk about this for Hindustani music since many of the concepts are fluid, changing, or archaic. The following information cannot be accurate, but it can attempt to reflect how the music existed.

Samay (Time)

Morning

Seasonality

Certain ragas have seasonal associations.

Rasa

Historical Information

Origins

It is said that this raga was created by Bilas Khan, son of Miyan Tansen.

Important Recordings

References

Bor, Joep (ed). Rao, Suvarnalata; der Meer, Wim van; Harvey, Jane (co-authors) The Raga Guide: A Survey of 74 Hindustani Ragas. Zenith Media, London: 1999.

Links

SRA on Samay and Ragas
SRA on Ragas and Thaats
Rajan Parrikar on Ragas

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