Kanada (raga group)
Kanada also known as Kannada is a group of ragas in Hindustani classical music. Kanada is derived from Karnata, which suggests that it may have originated in the Carnatic music tradition and Kannada country.
Ragas in this group belong to different thaats, but particularly to the Asavari or Kafi thaat.
Komal Gāndhāra (Ga) and komal Dhaivata (Dha) are vakra (zigzag) in descent and are used in phrases like gMR and dnP.
The following ragas belong to this group (all with the suffix Kanada) :
- Joep Bor 1999
- Kaufmann 1968
- Bor, Joep (c. 1997), The Raga Guide, Charlottesville,Virginia: Nimbus Records, archived from the original on 3 December 2003
- Kaufmann, Walter (1968), The ragas of North India, Calcutta, New Dheli, Bombay: Oxford & IBH Publishing Company
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