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Lyric and background history of song aj jyotsnarate sobai

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song aj jyotsnarate sobai and its transliteration in English with background history. Background of the song includes the place and date of the song written by Rabindranath, name of the newspaper or magazine the song was first published in and the name of the person who had prepared the notation or swaralipi. This page also contains the musical composition of song like parjaay, taal, raag and ango.

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Parjaay: Puja (146)

Upa-parjaay: Biraha

Taal: Teyora

Raag: Behag

Written on: 1914 (5/4/1914 22 Chaitra 1320)

Place: Shantiniketan

Published in: Ananda Sangeet' Patrika Agrahayan, 1325

Collection: Geetimalya

Swarabitan: 40

Notation by: Dinendranath Tagore

Notes: Several people had gathered at Shantiniketan for a rehearsal of a drama. A majority had eased up for a pleasure trip to Paruldanga in the evening. Only a few like Charu Chandra Bandopadhyay and Amol Hom had stayed back. At midnight they had a faint cue of musical notes. On inspection it revealed that the serrounding was flooded with pleasing moonlight and the poet was engrossed with himself working out this song in Behag.

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Transliteration in English

Aaj Jyotsnaraate Sobai Gechhe Bone
Basonter Ei Maatal Somirone ||
Jabo Na Go Jabo Na Je,   Roinu Pore Ghorer Majhe -
Ei Niralay Rabo Aapon Kone
Jaabo Na Ei Maatal Somirone ||
Aamar E Ghor Bohu Jaton Kore
Dhute Hobe Muchhte Hobe More |
Amare Je Jaagte Hobe,  Ki Jaani Se Aasbe Kabe
Jodi Aamay Porey Taahar Mone
Basonter Ei Maatal Somirone ||

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