S
R
G
M
P
D
N
Thaat:
Marwa
Time:
Dusk
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Shadhav-Shadhav Vakra
Alternative names:
Marva
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Gambhir (Serious), Karun (Sad, Compassionate), Shant (Serene, Peaceful)
Marwa is the representative raga of Marwa
A basis for the organisation and classification of ragas depending on the notes used
thaat
. This raga omits and has
A flat note
komal
and
A sharp note
tivra
. Both and have high prominence in this raga, to the extent that even seems less prominent. This raga is presented in all three octaves. Both Puriya and Sohni have the same notes as that of Marwa. But Puriya differs by its
With focus on notes lower than M or P (depending on the point of view) of the middle octave
poorvang pradhan
nature and by shifting prominence from and to and . Sohani differs by its
With focus on notes higher than M or P (depending on the point of view) of the middle octave
uttarang pradhan
character and
Lively and playful
chanchal
nature, in addition to different phrasings.