Raag Based Hindi Songs | Bole Re Papihara | Miya Malhar | Megh | Brindabani Sarang | Thaat Kafi

Here is a medley covering some Indian classical based hindi songs: Bole re papihara, Jhooti mooti mitwa, Kahan se aaye badra.

Each raag brings with it a rich cultural heritage derived from the roots of Indian history and traditions. For instance, Miya Malhar, the raag underlying the classic song "Bole re papihara", was reportedly created by Tansen, a star musician in Mughal emperor Akbar's court in the 16th century. I was further intrigued by its similarities with other raags like Megh and Brindabani Sarang despite them evolving from rather different mythology/folk influences. While these three raags are grouped under a common parent scale, Thaat Kafi, subtle notation and rendition differences impart to them their distinctive flavors. This video presents orchestral versions of a few hindi gems based on these sibling raags! #classicalmusic #musiccover #indianclassical #raagmedley

Original Credits:

Raag: Miya Malhar (Also known as Mian ki Malhar)
Song: Bole Re Papihara
Composer: Vasant Desai
Singer: Vani Jairam
Movie: Guddi (1971)
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TaPTyqS5pk

Raag: Megh 
Song: Kahan Se Aaye Badra
Composer: Raj Kamal
Singer: Haimanti Shukla, K.J. Yesudas
Movie: Chashme Buddoor (1981)
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btEihqzggYw

Raag: Brindabani Sarang 
Song: Jhooti Mooti Mitwa Aawan Bole
Composer: Bhupen Hazarika
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Movie: Rudaali (1993)
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_-5oCQHWTc

Cover Credits:
Vocalist: Srabasti Acharya
Arrangement: Allen Antony
Mixing Studio: Wavroom
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