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Lyric and background history of song basante aj dharar

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This page contains lyric of Tagore song basante aj dharar 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: Prakriti (254)

Upa-parjaay: Basanta (67)

Taal: Ektaal

Raag: Pilu-Bhimpalasi

Written on: 1914 (Maghi-Purnima 28 Magh 1320)

Place: Shantiniketan

Collection: Geetimalya

Swarabitan: 39

Notation by: Dinendranath Tagore

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Tagore song basante aj dharar
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Transliteration in English

Basonte aaj dharaar chitto holo utalaa,
  Buker pare dole dole dole dole re taar poranputola.
Aananderi chhobi dole diganteri kole kole,
Gaan duliche dole dole gaan duliche nil aakaser hridoy utalaa.
  Aamar duti mugdho nayon nidra bhulechhe.
  Aaji aamar hridoydolaay ke go dulichhe.
 Duliye dilo sukher raasi lukiye chhilo jotek haasi  
Duliye dilo dole dole duliye dilo janamo bhara byathaa atola.

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