November 22, 2007

Kalyan Compilation

Shabads
Aaj moray aaye hain
Man Chaao Bhaya Praph Aagam Sunya
Gun Naad Gun Aanand
Har Har Simro Sant Gopala 1
Har Har Simro Sant Gopala 2
Bin kartar na kirtan mano
Gur ke charan ji ka nistara
Kaun bidh ta ki kaha karu
Sajan tere charan ki
Gun naad dhun anad bhed
Har jee mata har ji pita
Mere hiyre ratan nam har vasiya
Mere lalan ki sobha

Kalyan and Gauri
Chaar Padarath Jeko Maange

Other compositions:
Jagjit Singh teaching raag Yaman Kalyan in the following video. Shows the two 'chaals' of yaman kalyan. Notice how he repeats the same phrases to teach and also practice himself.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcU_5T1vlQw

Beautiful rendition of 'Jab Deep Jale' with characeteristically including intricate murki's of Yesudas, and South Indian percussion including Mridangam and matka.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ovhrc9WAN0k
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November 12, 2007

Dhanasri Compilation

Dhanasari
Bandhna har bandhna
Halat sukh palat sukh (Partal)
Halat sukh palat sukh nit sukh simarano
Har charan sarana gobind dukh bhanjana
Koi Naam Na Janai Mera
Kaisee Aarti Hoye - Dr. Gurnam Singh
Kaisee Aarti Hoye - Bhai Avtar Singh
Gursikh Meet Chalo Gur Chaali - Bhai Avtar Singh
Jap Man Sadaa Satnam - Bhai Balbir Singh
Gopal Tera Aarta - Prof. Surinder Singh (Raj Academy)


Dhanasri Purvi
Mere Man Laaga Hai Ram Pyaarey

South Indian Dhanasree
While this is not usually true, this raag has the same name in north and south indian classical music. Here is a nice instrumental piece in Dhanasree:
http://www.garageband.com/mp3/geethudhunikku.mp3?pe1WdjZPXLrvP2rY1mzZ2Fk

And Yesudas singing Dhanasree:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBGUgXwnXgg

Bhimpalasi
With a Vadi 'Ma' Bhimpalasi has a very different mood from Dhanasri, however, the notes are exactly the same. When the 'Ma' is weaker, the mood and ambience is very similar. The drut portion of the following recording of Ashwini Bhide starts at 5:37' and is a beautiful composition set in Ek Taal:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yx_V7xT-q_U
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Bhairavi Compilation

Bhairavi: Har gun gaye mera man sitalaya - Bhai Dyal Singh
Bhairavi: Tu thakur tum pai ardas - Bhai Dyal Singh
Bhairavi: Tun kun re mai ji - Bhai Gurmeet Singh Shaant
Bhairavi: Kahun kot ki kahani - Bhai Gurmeet Singh Shaant
Bhairavi: Aarti - Bhai Harcharan Singh Khalsa
Bhairavi: Aarti - Unknown , start 3:50"
Bhairavi: Gaavo Gun Param Guru Sukh Saagar - Bhai Arjan Singh
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November 7, 2007

31 and 62 Raag Compilations

[Updated 2017] As of 2007, there were three compilations of Guru Granth Sahib's raags. Links to the compilations are given below. I use Dr. Gurnam Singh's compilation the most because of my belief in the depth of research done by Dr. Gurnam Singh, completeness of the compilation (62 raags versus 31), and also because of his gayaki. However, it is apt to say that all the compilations were made with a lot of love and devotion.

Dr. Gurnam Singh's compilation
Second Source
More on Dr. Gurnam Singh

Bhai Avtaar Singh's compilation
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Bhai Balbir Singh's compilation

Other compilations:

Guru Nanak Foundation Quincentenary Shabad Recordings
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