Taans are faster improvisation of the raga. Usually we begin with lower and middle octave notes in taan and one after the other we introduce the new notes progressively in the octave.

Taan in Sthayi means improvisation in lower and middle octave of the raga. We need to play the first part of the Sthayi after each of the taan below.

 

 

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
S.N .P.N S > > > > >
.N.P .NS .N > > > > > S.N .P.N .P > > > > >
.N.P .NR S > > > > >

 

S.N .P.N R > > > > >
.N.P .NS R > > > > > GR S.N .P.N SG R > > >
GR S.N .P.N SR S > > >

 

GR S.N .P.N SR G > > >
RS .N.P .NS RR G > > > RG SR .NS .P.N .P.N SR G >
RS .NS R > S.N .P.N S >

 

.P.N SG RS .NS .NS RP GR SR
SR GR G RG P > > > NN PG RS .NS PP GR S.N .P.N
.PS .NR SG RP .NR SG RP GN P > > > N S’ NP GR
NN P,G GR, S.N .P.N SR S >

 

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
.P.N SR .NS RG SR GP GR SR
.NS RG SR GP RG PN PG RG SR GP RG PN GP NS’ NP GP
NP S’N R’S’ NP S’N PG RS .NS .NS RG P P SR GP N N
RG PN S’ S’ {S’N P,N PG, PG R,G RS .N S R > S’N P,N
PG, PG R,G RS .N S R > S’N P,N PG, PG R,G RS .N S
R} > G P G R S >  [tooltip title=”In the 4th line of this taan from 5th beat a single phrase is repeated 3 times and at the end of the 3rd cycle the ending of the phrase is merging with the composition. This concept is called as Tihay. “]Tihay[/tooltip]

 

SG RG RS .NS RP GP GR SR
SR GP NR’ S’N S’N PG RS .NS .P.N SR G .NS RG P SR GP
N > > > > S’N PN R’S’ N > > > NS’ >S’ NP GP
PN >N PG RG RG >G RS .NS {.P.N SG R .P.N SG R .P.N SG
R} > G P G R S >  [tooltip title=”In the 4th line of this taan from 9nth beat a single phrase is repeated 3 times and at the end of the 3rd cycle the ending of the phrase is merging with the composition. This concept is called as Tihay. “]Tihay[/tooltip]

 

.NS .NS .NR SR SG RG RS .NS
SR SR SG RG RP GP GR SR SR GG RS .NS RG PP GR SR
SR GP NS’ R’S’ N > > > NS’ PS’ GP S’ NP GP N PG
RG P GR SR G RS .NS >

 

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