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Thaat:
Kalyan
Time:
Early evening
Vadi/Samvadi:
, 
Jati:
Shadhav-Sampurna
Alternative names:
Kalyan
Mood:
Bhakti (Devotion), Shant (Serene, Peaceful), Shringar (Romantic), Veer (Bravery)
Yaman, also called Kalyan, is the representative raga of Kalyan
A basis for the organisation and classification of ragas depending on the notes used
thaat
. It uses all seven notes, of which only is
A sharp note
tivra
and the rest are
A natural note (corresponds to notes in Western major scale)
shuddha
notes. Both and are mostly avoided in
Ascending movement of notes
aroh
. , and NRS are the key phrases that represent the Kalyan
Style of presenting based on another raga
ang
. Usually the evening concerts start with this raga. Yaman is a very old and simple raga, which makes it one among the initial ragas to be taught in many lineages. Most of its
Melodic improvisation that introduces and develops a raga
alap
s/
Fast passage in a presentation. Typically 2 or more notes in a beat
taan
s start from lower . Yaman or Kalyan refers to the same raga, but Yaman Kalyan is a different raga which uses both forms of .