Raag Hans Dhuni-Indian music theory
Raag hans dhuni is the Awodo Raag of Bilawal thaat. Ma and Dha are not allowed in this raag.
Some pandits believe that it’s wadi note is Sa whereas some believe that Ga should be the wadi note of this raag.
Time to sing this raag is the first part of night. Nothing much has been written about this raag in Music Theory Books but this raag is still sung in Dhakan and Even today the Madrasi community sings this raag.
Arohi of raag Hans Dhun
Sa-re-ga-pa-ne-high octave sa
high octave sa-ne-pa-ga-re-sa
Chaal of raag hans Dhun:
sa-re-ga-sa-ga-pa-ga-re-ga-pa-ga-re-ga-pa-nepa-ga-pa-ga-re-ne (low octave)
ga-pa-ne-pa-ne-ne-high octave sa re sa-ne-high octave re sa- ne-pa-ne-pa-ga-re-ga-re-ne-pa-ga-re-high octave sa
pa-ne-pa-ga-pa-ne-high octave sa-re-high octave ga re sa -ne-high octave re sa -ne-pa-ne-pa-ga-re-ga-re-ne-pa-ga-re-high octave sa
pa-ne-pa-ga-pa-ne-high octave sa-re-ga-high octave re sa-ne-pa-ne-
high octave re sa-ne-ga-re-pa-ne-ne-high octave ga re-ne-high octave re sa sa re sa-re-high octave ga re sa-ne-pa-ne-high octave re-sa-ne
high octave sa sa re sa-ne-pa-ne-high octave sa-ne-pa-ga-pa-ga-re-pa-pa-sa-re-ga-re-ga-sa
low octave ne-re-ga-pa-ne-high octave re sa sa -ne-pa-ga-pa-ne-high octave re sa -ne-pa-ga-pa-ga-re-ne
Compositions in this raag are unique and different from other famous raags. In my opinion the music composers must use this raag very often to make it more popular and acquainted among the music lovers all around the world. I am sure the readers of this article ‘Raag Hans Dhuni” and the previous ones will be getting benefited.