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Rahi tu ruk mat jana Sargam Notes


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    = Komal Swars (Flat Notes)
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    = 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

Singers: Hemanta Kumar
Lyricist: Shailendra (Shankardas Kesarilal)
Music : Kishore Kumar
Movie: Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein (1964)

Flute used for notations : G#

This is one of the rare songs composed by Kishore Kumar.  I wonder whether we have been deprived of our fortune to have more such gems from Kishore Kumar as Music Director.  Meaningful lyrics by Shankardas Kesarilal a.k.a. Shailendra, brilliant composition by Kishore Da and equally magical rendition by Hemant Kumar.  You just have to listen to this song to believe what I’m trying to say.

It wasn’t easy for me to figure out the notations of this song as the tune fluctuates from very low to high octaves.  But after a dozen of trials I finally managed to write down the notations as under :

Rahii | tu | mat | ruk | jaanaa,
,P S | G | PP | D P | DD~G

tuufan | se | mat | ghabaraanaa
,P S | G | PP | D P DD~G

kabhi | to | milegi | terii | manzil
G G | R | S ,D G…| R G | R S ,D~,P

kahin | dur | gagan | ki
,P ,P | P… | MG~R | R~S

chhaon | men
S~R | R~G…


mana | ki | gehari | hai | dhaaraa
P D | N | S’S’ N | D | N DD…

par | hai | kahi | to | kinaaraa
D | N | S’ S’~R’ | S’ | N DD D~P

tu| bhi | mila | asha | ke | sur | me
P | P | PG’….~R’ | R’G’R’ | S’ | N~D | D

man | ka | ye | ekatara
D N | S’ | S’~R’ | S’ N D DD~P

kabhi | to | milegi | terii | manzil
G G | R | S ,D G…| R G | R S ,D~,P

kahin | dur | gagan | ki
,P ,P | P… | MG~R | R~S

chhaon | men
S~R | R~G…

(same notations)

sabakaa hai uuparavaalaa
sabako usii ne sambhaalaa
jab bhii ghire
Gam kaa a.ndheraa
usane kiyaa ujiyaalaa
kabhii to milegi…

raahii tuu mat ruk jaanaa…

kahin | dur | Kahin | dur (x2)
,P ,P | P… | D P | D G….

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