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Find Sargam for Hindi Bengali and other songs and play them on flute, harmonium, guitar, harmonica, violin etc

Hindi

Find over 350 notations in Sa re ga ma format for popular songs to play on your instruments

Western

Play western music on Indian instruments like, Harmonium, Flute, Sitar, Harmonica, Violin, etc.

Indian Regional

Enjoy playing some popular film and non-film songs in Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Punjabi, etc.

Tips & Tricks

This section is strictly for untrained Music lovers. Aim is to tell the basics of Indian music.

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Useful Resource For Beginners​

How to play songs on instruments - a book by Notes & Sargam. The first volume of N&S Book "Let's Play Music" is available as an interactive .pdf document here. The download is active for once per purchase. The link will expire after 7 days of your purchase. The .pdf document with hyperlinks works with all browsers on desktop. List of Contents is mentioned under the image. Please do leave a feedback after purchase either on this page or our Facebook Page.

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POPULAR SARGAM NOTATIONS

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Coffee Houser Sheyi Adda Ta

Singer : Manna DeLyrics :  Gauriprashanna MajumderMusic : Suparnakanti GhoshAlbum : Coffee House (1983) Flute used for the notations: F# This is one of the

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Sargam-zindgi milke bitayenge-pic

Zindagi mil ke bitayenge

Sargam for Zindagi MilKe BitayengeSingers : Kishore, R D BurmanLyricist : Gulshan BawraMusic : R D BurmanMovie : Satte pe Satta (1982) Flute used for

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Sargam-Aaj-Eyi-Din-Ta-Ke

Aaj Eyi Din Ta Ke

Singer – Kishore KumarMusic Composer – Bappi LahiriLyrics – Gouriprasanna MajumdarFilm – Antaraley (1985) Flute used for notations : A# This is a beautiful composition

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Sargam-Hamesha-tumko-chaha

Hamesha tumko chaha

Song: Hamesha Tumko Chaha Singer: Kavita Krishnamurty Lyrics : Nusrat Badr Music : Ismail Darbar Movie : Devdas (2002) Sargam produced on : C# flute

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Welcome To Notes & Sargam

Informal Resource

This is an informal yet comprehensive resource of musical notes of Indian, Indian Film Music and Hollywood songs and tunes.

So, you are a music lover.  You play some instrument too.  But you are stuck.  You have looked around everywhere for notations of the music that you want to play on your instrument, but alas! little luck.  Those resources are either charging money or are incomplete.  But the good news is, you have landed up on Notes & Sargam – a comprehensive, easy to navigate, easy to understand, and above all absolutely free resource for music lovers like you who just want to play their favorite music on their instruments.

What you will find

This website will surely make you happy as here you will find Sargams (some call it notations, swaralipi, notes, etc.) of various Regional, Indian, Western songs, tunes, theme music, jingles etc., which have been enlisted categorically to make it easier for you to find what you want.  So, explore, play, learn and enjoy!

You will find here Sargams (Indian notations) of Hindi and non-Hindi songs and tunes which may help you to play them on your instruments.  Since, I play Bansuri (Bamboo Flute), I may be a little bias towards reproducing Sargam more suitable to play on Bansuri. You can learn how to produce sargam and play instrumental Hindi, English, regional songs tunes on flute, harmonium, guitar, harmonica, violin etc

But, having said that, it doesn’t mean that these Sargam cannot be played on other instruments, like harmonium, keyboard, violin, sitar etc. They can be, indeed. If Bansuri produces “Sa Re Ga Ma”, so do other instruments, irrespective of their make or type.  So, I’m pretty sure that with little improvisation, these notations will hold equally good for playing on any type of instrument.

That means, if you are searching for, say, “Sargam of Hindi Songs on haromium”, or “Hindi song notations for harmonium”, or, “Harmonium notes for Hindi songs”, then you might have come to the right place. Find 100s of Sargam for hindi bengali and other songs.

Tips For Beginners

Those who are learning Bansuri must watch this video where self-taught musicians share their experiences of learning music all by themselves.

Real Stories Of Self-learning

Music is best learnt from a Teacher.  However, those who are yet to find a Guru, may get inspired from these stories of self-learning.

I never imagined that I would learn it myself – Sridhar K.M.​

STORY OF SELF-LEARNING K M SRIDHAR I never imagined that I would learn it myself “It was in my 2nd UG that a brother of mine had asked me to accompany him for a full 1 hour program. In this I had to learn many pieces in different ragas. Hence, I would say that experience exposed me to music. I learnt what to practice.” The first time I enjoyed flute was in my 12th standard, when I heard Shashank sir (Vidwan Shashank Subramaniam, the Carnatic Flute Prodigy) play live. I never imagined that I would get an opportunity to learn it myself. During the holidays from

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Out Of My Experience Of Self-Learning

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 “kora kagaz tha“, which is a duet song, you can produce the female voice (high pitch) by blowing your flute harder on the same notes. In Indian classical music there

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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 notations written in other style at other places.  But for this website, we will be adhering to the following rules. CAPITAL LETTERS = Shuddh Swars (Flat Notes) small letters = Komal Swars

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Alankars (Ornamentations) For Practice

Alankars (Set #9)

Alankars.  Practice the following Alankars daily to become proficient in moving your fingers on flute. .D .P .N .D S .N R S G R M G P M D P N D S’ N R’ S’ G’ R’ M’ G’ P’ M’ P’ M’ M’ G’ G’ R’ R’ S’ S’ N N D D P P M M G G R R S S ‘N ‘N ‘D ‘D ‘P . = lower octave

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Alankars (Set #8)

Alankars.  Practice the following Alankars daily to become proficient in moving your fingers on flute. RS GR MG PM DP ND S’N NS’ DN PD MP GM RG SR . = lower octave ‘ = higher octave

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Alankars (Set #7)

Alankars.  Practice the following Alankars daily to become proficient in moving your fingers on flute. SR RG GM MP PD DN NS’  S’N ND DP PM MG GR RS . = lower octave ‘ = higher octave

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Alankars (Set #6)

You can practice Alankars just with first 4 notes – S R G M, like the following: SRGM SRMG SGRM SMRG SGMR SMGR RGMS RMGS RSGM RGSM RMSG RSMG GMRS GMSR GSRM GRMS GRSM GSMR MSRG MRSG MRGS MSGR MGRS MGSR So, why don’t you give it a try to make Alankars with P D N S on your own?  It’ll be fun!

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THEY SAY...

ZOYA H.
ZOYA H.
London, UK
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Prashant has assisted me with the notations of volumous Ghazals. The service provided by Prashant is very apt, smooth, straight-forward and genuine. There are no hidden charges lurking and there is full transparency all the way. Prashant's notations are always correct and if there is any scope of a mistake then he corrects it. This quality of Prashant's is commendable. It was a wonderful experience with Prashant with the notations.
AJAY SHINDE​
AJAY SHINDE​
Katni, MP
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I am very glad to share my experience with Notes and Sargam. This website is amazingly supportive for music and flute lovers. The sargams made me enable to play songs on flute. Thanks a lot to you.
Anand Roy
Anand Roy
Kolkala
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You are very helpful. I’ve been following you since I started playing the Flute. It would be very helpful if create a pdf containing all the sargams you’ve posted. Thank You.​
Dhunveer Beehuspoteea
Dhunveer Beehuspoteea
Mauritius
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I am from Mauritius, and learning playing bamboo flute. I have come across your website which i find very useful mainly for students outside India as we have very few resource flute player.
A M Mistry
A M Mistry
Mumbai
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I am 74 year old retired person & having lots of interest in music. Recently I have purchased Yamaha psr e 363 key board & practicing musical notes on my own. I have gone through the notes you have been providing through your website. I am extremely grateful to you.Thank you very much. With warm regards,
Swapnil Raut
Swapnil Raut
Orissa
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Accidentally i came across this page, i just started learning flute around 3 months back i got good pace and learned the basis correctly but was finding it difficult to find notations for the songs. and here we go this page is my bible . Old classic songs some really good choices and notations. I really appreciate your efforts and you made playing easy for us. Keep posting and i felt exalted and rapturous. I would like to kindly respect you to post notations of the song “Tere bina jiya jaye na, Bin tere tere bin sathiya” or Tum aa gaye ho nuur aagaya hai or Tere bina zindagi se koi sikhwa nahi. any one of this would do as they are my mom’s fav. Thanks a ton for reading this and god bless you.
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