All About Rabindra Sangeet

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Name of Raags and other forms used in Tagore song

List of related Tagore songs

In Hindustani Music System as well as Carnatic Music System 'Raag' is a well known term. Several combinations of Musical Notes are formulated as basic forms; each form is called a Raag. These are the back bones of Classical Music. A song or a piece of music pertaining to Indian Music has to obey the postulates laid down by the exponents of Classical Music.

Rabindra Sangeet is no exception to this and most of these songs exhibit clear indications of Raag system and other forms. In this page all the songs of Rabindranath are broadly categorized as Hindustani Raag, Light Classical and Regional forms, Carnatic and Western.

The first Category is further subdivided as per ten major categories of Hindustani Classical system or 'Thaat'.

Songs under the second category are marked by their distinctive style of reproduction and subdivided in four headings, e.g. – Tappa, Baul, Kirtan and Others.

There are only a few songs compositions of which are influenced by Carnaic Music. The third category displays these songs.

Rabindranath Tagore was deeply influenced by Irish songs while his brief stays in Britain at his younger age. These songs were mostly used in his Operas and Dance-dramas (Geetinatya and Nrityanatya).



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List of raag and other forms are used in Tagore song.

The raags and forms are categorized as Hindustani Raag, Light classical & Regional Forms, Carnatic and Western. Click any raag or other forms from the list below to get a list of Tagore songs those are composed according to the raag.

Hindustani Raag

List of Hindustani Raags used in Rabindra Sangeet. Click any raag below to view a list of songs composed of that particular raag.


Light classical & Regional Forms

List of classical & Regional Forms used in Rabindra Sangeet. Click any form below to view a list of songs composed of that particular form.


Carnatic style

List of Carnatic style used in Rabindra Sangeet.


Western style

List of Western style used in Rabindra Sangeet.




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