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Hum Bewafa Hargeez Na The Sargam Notes


    = Shuddh Swars (Natural Notes)
  • small letters
    = Komal Swars (Flat Notes)
  • M with # [hash] or ^ [exponent]
    = Tivra Madhyam (M# / M^)
  • Letter/Alphabet ONLY
    = Medium Pitch/Normal blow on flute
  • Letter/Alphabet PRECEDED BY a ” . ” [full stop] or  a ” , ” [comma]
    = Low Octave Note/Softer blow on flute
  • Letter/Alphabet FOLLOWED BY a ‘ [single quote]
    = High Octave Note/harder blow on flute
  • Notes in { }
    = “murki” have to be played very fast without any pause
  • A Note in ( )
    = “kann swar” has to be just touched before moving on to the next note
  • A “~” between two Notes 
    = “meend”. That is, you have to glide from one note to another slowly to produce that wavy effect.
  • Few “….” (dots) after a note 
    = Play and hold that note

Singer : Kishore Kumar
Lyricist : Anand Bakshi
Music by : R D Burman
Film : Shalimar (1978)
Raag : Khamaj

Flute used for notations : G#

Following notations are easy to play on flute and other instruments.
If I trust my ears, then this song seems to be based on Raag Khamaj. Why do I say so? While I’m not too sure about this song, but I’m pretty sure about “Ye Kya Hua, Kaise Hua..” song which is based on Khamaj Raag. Now when you sing both the songs back to back, you may carefully notice that there are traces of the tune of “Ye Kya hua…” song in “Hum Bewafa…” song. Hence, I concluded, although skeptically, that this song might also be based on Raag Khamaj.

Jhinga Lala Hurr (x3) | Hurr Hurr
S’S’S’S’ P (x3) | M’~S’ M’~S’


Hum | bewafa | hargeez | na | the
G | R S G… | G M | P | PM

par | hum | wafa | kar | na | sake
M | D | DD~n…| D | M | D P

humko | mili | uski | sazaa
G R | S G…| G M | PPM…

hum | wo | khata | kar | na | sake
M | D | DD~n…| D | M | DP

Hum Bewafa…


Jingala la hum, jingala la hum
Jingala la hum hurr hurr, hurr hurr
Hmmm….. aaaa…. hurr hurr hurr…


kitni | akeli | thi | wo | rahen | hum | jinpar
P DS’ | S’S’S’ | S’ | S’ | S’~P | S’~n | D D

ab | tak | akele | chalte | rahen
M | D | D D… S’~n | n n | nS’ n~S’…

tujhse | bichhad | ke | bhi | o | bekhabar
P D S’ | S’S’ S’ | S’ | S’ | S’~P | S’~n n~D…

tere | hi | gum | men | jalte | rahe
M D | D | S’~n | n | D M | DP

Tune | kiya | jo | shikwa
G R | S G… | G | MP PM…

hum | wo | gila | kar | na | sake
M | D | DD~n…| DnS’ | D~P| PP…

hum bewafa..

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  1. sir I can’t understand the difference between notes of madhyam and taar saptak in this notation … pls help to identify..and also the meaning of nnnn in this ..

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