S
R
G
M
P
D
N
Thaat:
Khamaj
Time:
Early night or any time during rainy
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Sampurna-Sampurna Vakra
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic)
As the name suggests, Gaud Malhar is one of the Malhar types. This raga originated by mixing Goud and Malhar. The Goud
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
is represented by phrase and the Malhar
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
by and . Both forms of are used,
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and
A flat note
komal
in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. The rest of all the notes used are shuddha. has more prominence. It is a seasonal raga and hence can be presented at any time during the rainy season, apart from its ideal timing. Though some variations of the same raga are available, the one described here is the most commonly heard and popular one.