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Bhairavi (Hindi: भैरवी) (Urdu: بَھیرَوی ‎) (Sindhi: راڳ ڀيروي) is a Hindustani Classical heptatonic (Sampurna) raga of Bhairavi thaat. In Western musical terms, raga Bhairavi employs the notes of the Phrygian mode, one of the traditional European church modes.

Bhairavi
ThaatBhairavi
TypeSampurna
Time of dayMorning; Conclusion of a concert
ArohanaSa re ga ma Pa dha ni Sa'
AvarohanaSa' ni dha Pa ma ga re Sa
Pakad'n S g m d P g m g r S ( m indicates suddh madhyam, M indicates Teevra Madhyam, r indicates komal risabh)
Vadim (suddh)
SamavadiS
EquivalentPhrygian mode

ReferencesEdit

Bor, Joep (ed). Rao, Suvarnalata; der Meer, Wim van; Harvey, Jane (co-authors) The Raga Guide: A Survey of 74 Hindustani Ragas. Zenith Media, London: 1999.

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