Meera Bai is the revered and loved saint of the Bhakti era. Her songs have been immortalised by great masters like Pt. D.V. Palukar and Pt. Omkarnath Thakur. Singers like M.S. Subbalakshmi, Kishori Amoankar and Parveen Sultana have sung these Bhajans in their inimitable styles. Meera Bhajans sung by Lata Mangeshkar are all time favourites. 'Ud Jaa Re' is an immortal song which expresses Meera's intense devotion. This song has been set to music by Hridaynath Mangeshkar.
The song is based on the Raga Bhinna Shadja. The composition has the choicest phrases of this Raga contributing to the expression of this Bhajan.
Introduction to the Bhajan Ud jaare
Raga and Taal
Learning the Bhajan Ud Jaare
To understand the jist meaning of Meera's poetry
To develop awareness about the Raga which the song is based on and the Swara mapping
To learn to recite the Theka of Taal Addha
To learn the Bhajan 'Ud Jaa re'
To improvise applying the Swaras of Raga Bhinna Shadja
Skill Level HV301
The student is able to
present the Bhajan 'Ud Jaare Kaaga' in perfect melody and rhythm
improvise with Aalap