Indian Sargam Vs Western Notes

Following chart may come handy while translating western notes of any tune or song into Indian Sargam, and vice-versa. Scale C D E F G A B Indian Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Dha Ni Western Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti The letters in all the above rows (column wise) generally follow a...

There is only one Tivra swar

Many people, especially those who have just picked up learning flute, have a doubt that blowing harder on flute might produce Tivra sound for any note. This is not correct. Blowing harder produces sound of that note on its Higher pitch. For example, if you play...

How to read Indian notations

The SARGAM (Indian notations) posted in this website are arranged in the following manner.  Readers can take a clue from it and decipher the notations.  The following is how generally the Indian notations are written, but it is not the thumbrule.  You may find...