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Indian Classical Music
ragamala painting of Raga Malkauns
scarf around his neck
and fanned by the fair-hipped one,
a golden seat has been made
for the king of the gandharvas.
Handsome and wealthy,
Shri Malav is known
as the fifth Malav.
Provincial Mughal, ca 1610
Eb, F, Ab, Bb, C
Main Note is: F
Played at around midnight
also known as Malkosh or Malav Kaushik, is a
majestic pentatonic raga.
Omkarnath Thakur A great version of this raga sung by
one of India's famous vocalists during the 1950s.
played by Nikhil Banerjee on the sitar with tabla accompanyment by
Kanai Dutt. The tala (rythmic pattern)
is tintal (16 beats). Recorded in the 1960s.