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This course in the Raga Deep Dive series, provides an insight into Raga Bageshri. Hindusthani classical music, the Ragdari Sangeet is the music of improvisation within the perview of the Raga. Singing a Raga is much more than just making permutations and combinations with Swaras. It involves a keen sense of understanding the persona that every Raga has. Bageshri is a Raga which captivates your imagination with melody as well as depth. This course introduces the student to the exploration of Raga in the form Bada Khayal, which is meditative, the medium tempo Chhota Khayal and a Tarana in this Raga. Emphasis is on creativity(Alaap,Taan) and Swara Sadhana(which includes voice training and voice culture).

Course Format

Batch Size: 1

Duration: 12 weeks, one 45 mins lesson per week


To practise singing the Raga chalan of Bageshri with Swar Patterns

To develop awareness about the Raga roop and the approach used to develop the Raga

To create and sing the Swar Vistar in Bageshri

To learn a Chhota Khayal with Aalap and Taan in Raga Bageshri

To learn a Bada Khayal in Raga Bageshri

To sing Aalap within the Bada Khayal

To sing different Taan patterns within the Bada Khayal 


The student needs to complete the course HV204 at the academy OR the student needs to have the following skills- Alankar singing in different rhythm patterns. Ability to distiguish and sing Shudh, Komal and Tivra Swaras. Good sense of Laya and Taal. Student has learnt and practiced Chhota Khayal in at least 12 Ragas 

Raga Characteristics of Bageshri
  • Introduction to Raga Bageshri
  • Raga Description of Bageshri
  • Similar Ragas
Raga Vistar in Bageshri
  • Swar vistar in Raga Bageshri
  • Palta Patterns in Bageshri
Raga Bageshri Chhota Khayal
  • Raga Bageshri Chhota Khayal Bandish
  • Raga Bageshri Chhota Khayal
  • Raga Bageshri Chhota Khayal Aalap
  • Raga Bageshri Chhota Khayal Taan
Raga Bageshri Bada Khayal
  • Raga Bageshri Bada Khayal Bandish
  • Raga Bageshri Bada Khayal Aalap
  • Raga Bageshri Bada Khayal Taan
Raga Bageshri Tarana
  • Raga Bageshri Tarana Bandish
  • Raga Bageshri Tarana Sargam Taan

The student is able to 

Demonstrate the Raga chalan of Bageshri

Sing the  Swar Vistar in Bageshri highlighting the Raga Roop and the mood of the Raga

Sing the Paltas in Bageshri fluently

Present the Chhota Khayal in Raga Bageshri with development in Aalap and Taan Vistar 

Present the Bada Khayal in perfect Sur , Taal and expression

Present the Bada Khayal Aalap with essential nuances

Present Bol Taan, Sargam and Taan with the Bada Khayal

Identify related Ragas by listening