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Raga Reference for Tabla Players

 

Here is a brief table on ragas on which notes the dayan needs to be tuned to, if the dayan cannot reach “sa.”

 

RAGAS WITH “MA” TUNING

 

Ahir Lalita

Alankarapriya

Bangala

Bhairavi

Candrakauns

Hemanta

Kausikdhwani

Lalita

Malkauns

Ragesri

 

RAGAS WITH “DHA” TUNING (“Suddha Ga” can also be used)

 

Hindol

Marwa

Sohini

 

RAGAS WITH “KOMAL DHA” TUNING (“komal ga” can also be used)

 

Gujari Todi

 

*** All other ragas not mentioned can be tuned to “Pa”***

 

UPDATED: June 20, 2009