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Lyric and background history of song basante ki shudhu

Song of Rabindranath Tagore

This page contains lyric of Tagore song basante ki shudhu 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 (203)

Upa-parjaay: Basanta (16)

Taal: Kaharwa

Raag: Bahar-Baul

Anga: Baul

Written on: 1910

Collection: Arupratan

Swarabitan: 42 (Arupratan)

Notation by: Anadikumar Dastidar

Notes: Saari gaan. This song was composed in bahar raag and Jaalad teyora as Taal. After a long time the composition was changed to Saari gaan. This 4 bit structure brought a new sadate look where it was an expression for exhuberance of joy previously.

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Transliteration in English

Basante ki sudhu kebol phota phuler mela re.
 Dekhis ne ki sukno pata jhara phuler khela re.
Je dheu uthe  taari sure baaje ki gaan saagoro jure.
 Je dheu paare taaharo sur jaagche saara bela re.
  Basante aaj dekh re tora jhara phuler khela re.
Aamar prabhur  paayer  taale sudhui ki re maanik jwale.
   Charone taar lutiye knaade lakhho maatir dhela re.
Aamar gurur aason kaachhe subodh chhele ka jon aachhe.
 Abodh jone kol diyechhen, taai aami taar chela re.
   Utsaboraj dekhen cheye jhara phuler khela re.

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