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Rang Barse Bhige Chunar Wali

Rang barse Sargam notes

Lyrics : Harivansh Rai Bachchan
Music : Shiv Hari
Movie : Silsila (1981)

Sargam notes for the most popular Holi song Rang Barse Bhige Chunar Wali. Since its release 40 years ago, this song remains like an Anthem in India during Holi Festival.  Simple lyrics, catchy tune and the husky voice rendition make this song an evergreen hit.  Sargam notations are easy to play. Enjoy!

Rang | barse….| bhige ….
S N | S R… | Rg g… RS

chunar | wali | rang | barse
S S S | R R~(M)G | R S | R N S

Are kaine mari pichkari tori
S’S’ | S’S’ | S’S’ | S’S’N’ N’~D | D~P P

bhigee | angiya..
P D | P MM…{GRS}

O | rangrasia | rangrasia… | ho
S | SS RR R~M g | R S RN S … | S’

Rang | barse | bhige
S N | SS R | R(G)R

chunar | wali | rang | barse
S S S | R RMGM | R S | R N S

O | Rang | barse | bhige
M | MM | GG M | G G~R

chunar | wali | rang | barse
S S S | R RMGM | R S | R N S

Interlude
(Shehnai):
S’ S’S’ | S’ S’S’ | S’ S’S’
S’ S’S’ | S’ S’S’ | S’ S’S’ | S~P

SM MM M | M(P)M
GG G RS | SR GGG G(M)G
RS RS S

{RSNSRG} M MM M | M(P)M
GG G RS | SR GGG G(M)G
RS RS S

S SS | G GG | M MM | G GG
S SS | G GG | M M P

Sone | ke | thali | mai | jona | parosa – (x3)
S G | M | P P | P | G M | G G RS

Are | khaye | gori | kaa | yar
RS | N N | N S | R | R~M G R

balam | tarse | rang | barse, holi hai…
S S S | R R RMGM | R S | R NS | S’S’S’…

[repeat above for 2nd Antara] Launga illachi ka….

3rd Antara…

Arey | bela | chameli | kaa
GG | G G | G GM GMG | R

sej | bhichhaya
R R | R~M G RS

[repeat sargam of 1st Antara for 3rd Antara] Bela chameli kaa….

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How to read SARGAM notations

  • CAPITAL LETTERS = Shuddh Swars (Flat Notes)
  • small letters = Komal Swars (Low Notes)
  • A Note with # [hash] = Tivra Swar (High Note)
  • Letter/Alphabet ONLY = Medium Pitch/Normal blow on flute
  • Letter/Alphabet PRECEDED BY a ” . ” [full stop] or  a ” , ” [comma] = Low Pitch/Softer blow on flute
  • Letter/Alphabet FOLLOWED BY a ‘ [single quote] = High Pitch/harder blow on flute
  • Notes in { } = “murki” have to be played very fast without any pause
  • A Note in ( ) = “kaan swar” has to be just touched before moving on to the next note
  • A “~” between two Notes = “meend”. That is, you have to glide from one note to another slowly to produce that wavy effect.