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Thaat:
Kalyan
Time:
Early evening
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Audhav-Sampurna Vakra
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic)
Shyam kalyan is a variant of Kalyan. This raga has Kamod and Kalyan as its components. This raga omits and in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and uses all seven notes in the
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. It uses both forms of , of which
A sharp note
tivra
is used in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
and
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
. The use of in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
is curvy like . is usually associated with the
A note played for a short duration before the main note
grace
of
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
and with
A sharp note
tivra
. is the key phrase. The
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
of this raga is similar to that of raga Shuddha Sarang, but gets differentiated by the use of in
Descending movement of notes
avaroh
and different phrasings.