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The Raga deep dive courses are aimed at internalising Raga concepts. In this Raga Deep dive course Raga Darbari is explored. Darbari as the name suggests is a majestic Raga. This Raga is sung in the night. Darbari, also known as Darbari Kaanada is a Kaanada Ang Raga. The Raga is explored in The Mandra, Madhya and Taar Saptaks with a deep understanding of the Raga Chalan, the characteristic Swar Samoohas and the Gamaks. Paltas and a variety of Taan patterns are practised to perfection in Drut Laya, in this Gambhir Prakriti Raga.

Theory - Raga characteristics of Darbari Kaanada, The Kaanada Ragang.

Course Format

Raga Characteristics of Darbari Kanada

Raga Vistar in Darbari Kanada

Bada Khayal in Darbari Kanada

Chhota Khayal in Darbari Kanada

The Kanada Ragaang


To practise singing the Raga chalan of Darbari Kanada with the Meend and Gamak

To do Swar Sadhana in Raga Darbari Kanada

To create and sing the Swar Vistar in Darbari Kanada

To learn and practise singing the Paltas in Darbari Kanada

To learn a Chhota Khayal with Aalap and Taan in Raga Darbari Kanada

To review the Chhota Khayal already learnt in Darbari Kanada(if any) 

To learn a Bada Khayal in Raga Darbari Kanada

To sing Aalap within the Bada Khayal in the range of all three Saptaks

To sing different Layakari patterns with the Bol of the Bada Khayal

To sing Sargam and Taan in Bada Khayal

To develop awareness about similar Ragas and Kanada Ang Ragas


The student has completed HV305 at the academy OR the student has learnt Chhota Khayal in about 25 Ragas with Swar Vistar, Aalap and Taan. The student is able to sing Bada Khayals with Aalap and Taan in Yaman, Bhairav, Bhupali, Bihag, Bageshri, Malkauns, Jaijaivanti, Bhimpalasi

Raga Characteristics of Darbari Kanada
  • Introduction to Raga Darbari Kanada
  • Raga Description of Raga Darbari Kanada
Raga Vistar in Darbari Kanada
  • Swar Vistar in Darbari Kanada
  • Paltas in Darbari Kanada
Raga Darbari Kanada Chhota Khayal
  • Darbari Kanada Chhota Khayal Bandish
  • Darbari Kanada Chhota Khayal Aalap and Bol Aalap
  • Darbari Kanada Chhota Khayal Taan
Darbari Kanada Bada Khayal
  • Darbari Kanada Bada Khayal Bandish
  • Darbari Kanada Bada Khayal Aalap and Bol Aalap
  • Darbari Kanada Bada Khayal Bol Taan, Saram and Taan
The Kanada Ragaang
  • The application of Ragang Kanada in different Ragas
  • Similar Ragas- Darbari and Adana

The student is able to 

Demonstrate the Raga chalan of Darbari Kanada

Sing the  Swar Vistar in Darbari Kanada highlighting the characteristics elements of Meend and Khatkas in the Raga with correct voice application

Sing the Paltas in Darbari Kanada fluently

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

Present the Bada Khayal in perfect Sur , Taal and expression

Present the Bada Khayal Aalap with essential elements of voice culture

Present Bol Taan, Sargam and Taan with the Bada Khayal

Identify related Ragas by listening