Thaats and Raags
What is the thaat with no vikrut swars?
What is the pair of thaats with 4 vikrut swars, and what swars are vikrut?
- Bhairavi: Re, Ga, Dha, and Ni all komal
- Todi: Re, Ga, Dha komal and Ma teevra
What is the pair of thaats with 1 vikrut swar, and what swars are vikrut?
- Khamaj: Komal Ni
- Kalyaan: Teevra Ma
What are the thaats with 2 vikrut swars, and what swars are vikrut?
Kafi, Bhairav, Marva
- Kafi: Ga and Ni komal
- Bhairav: Re and Dha komal
- Marva: Komal Re, Teevra Ma
What are the thaats with 3 vikrut swars, and which swars are vikrut?
- Poorvi: Komal Re and Dha, Teevra Ma
- Asawari: Komal Ga, Dha, and Ni
Who created the 10 thaat system, and what method was used?
Pandit Bhatkande, Janya-Janak paddhati method
At least how many swars must a raag have?
How many swars must a thaat have?
True or false. Swars must be in a straight sequence when creating a raag.
False- When defining swar movement, swars can appear out of sequence in a raag (vakra)
True or false. There are 72 thaats in south indian classical music.
True- Pandit Vyankatmakhee's thaat construction in southern india (Book: ChaturdanDee Prakaashikaa)