Rag Desh- Chiranji Lal Tanwar

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When was this version released?
2004
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It is performed by
Indian singer chiranji Lal Tanwar
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This version of Rag Desh is
a Bhajan (a Hindu devotional song).
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How many instruments are used?
5
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What instruments are used?
A sarod, a saranji, a Pakhawaj, a tabla and a pair of cymbals.
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What is a saranji?
A bowed string instrument.
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What is a Pakhawaj?
A long drum with heads at both ends
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What tal does this version use?
an 8 beat Tal called Keherwa Tal (2+2+2+2)
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How does the piece begin?
The Sarangi enters, followed by the voice introducing the notes of the rag.
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key features of the alap
The tempo is slow and there is no regular beat or pulse
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How does the bhajan section start?
The Tabla enters and plays the Keherwa Tal (2 + 2 + 2 + 2).
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After the tabla enters what happens?
There is a sung verse followed by short solos on the sarangi and sarod.
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How does Chiranji Lal Tanwar decorate important words?
with ornaments and mellisma
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