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Lyric and background history of song gahano ghano chhailo

Song of Rabindranath Tagore


This page contains lyric of Tagore song gahano ghano chhailo 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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Vocabulary used in Rabindra Sangeet for almost two and half thousand songs written by Rabindranath Tagore is huge and diverse as well. Each word used is a product of his glorious philosophic idea and poetic excellence. Matching words are coined by Rabindranath in order to express in the exact way he would have wanted and that too within a musical framework. To present a thesaurus in this rich volume of vocabulary is our endeavour and which needs to be studied in detail to reproduce the songs with accuracy.

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Parjaay: Prakriti (29)

Upa-parjaay: Borsha (4)

Taal: Tritaal

Raag: Megh-Malhar

Written on: 1882

Swarabitan: 11 (Ketaki)

Notation by: Dinendranath Tagore / Jyotirindranath Tagore

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Tagore song gahano ghano chhailo
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Transliteration in English

Gahono ghano chailo gagono ghanaya.
Stimito daso disi, stambhito kanan,
Sabo charachar aakul   ki habe ke jane
Ghora rajoni, diklalona bhaybibhola.
Chamoke chamoke sahosa dik ujoli
Chokite chokite mati chutilo bijoli
Tharotharo charachar paloke jhalokia
Ghor timire chay gagone medina
Guruguru niradgarojane stabdho aadhar ghumaiteche,
Sahosa  uthilo jege prachando samiran   karokaro baj.

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