S
R
G
M
P
D
N
Thaat:
Purvi
Time:
Late night or any time during spring
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Audhav-Sampurna Vakra
Mood:
Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shringar (Romantic)
Basant is one of the ragas of Basant ritu/spring season, which can be presented at any time during the spring season and at late night in other seasons. It is an
With focus on notes higher than M or P (depending on the point of view) of the middle octave
uttarang pradhan
raga and the higher is used most often. In
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
is mostly omitted; however, it may be used in
Do not follow strict ascending or descending order of notes
vakra
form. Though it uses both forms of ,
A sharp note
tivra
is used most of the time and
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
is used only to show the Lalit
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
. Usually in aroh is omitted in middle octave, but utilized in higher octave. Paraj raga is very close to this raga, having the same notes, but gets differentiated by more prominence of and the style of shuddha usage.