S
R
G
M
P
D
N
Thaat:
Asavari
Time:
Early night
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Sampurna-Sampurna Vakra
Alternative names:
Darbari
Mood:
Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
Darbari Kanada, also referred to as just Darbari, is the representative raga for all Kanada variants. It is believed that Miyan Tansen created this raga and presented it for the first time in the court (Darbar) of Akbar and hence the name. It has , , and as
A flat note
komal
notes. Its
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
is straight and the
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
is characterized by curvy movement of and . Both and are
Oscillating note
andolit
in a unique way which is very specific to this raga. This raga can be learned only under the guidance of a good teacher. It is a very serious raga and therefore used for Dhrupad and Khayal. It is a
With focus on notes lower than M or P (depending on the point of view) of the middle octave
poorvang pradhan
raga. / and / are the phrases that represent the Kanada
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
.