Raag Hindustani
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Compositions in Raag Bilawal

Raag Bilawal exudes a bright and positive mood. It is traditionally performed during the morning hours, from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. This raga belongs to the Bilawal thaat. Its vadi (most important note) is Dha, and samvadi (second most important note) is Ga. Raag Bilawal's aaroh and avaroh (ascending & descending scales) are as follows:

Scale: Bilawal

Below is a simple composition (bandish) in Raag Bilawal.

1. Ladli suhagan gori dulhan

This composition is a drut khayal by Aman Ali Khan. In it, the poet paints a picture of a young bride, of how adorable and virtuous she is.

Ladli suhagan gori dulhan (key B♭)

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