How to play major scale patterns using raga app – any string, any root, 3 fingering patterns

Which Carnatic melakarta raga has the same notes as major scale?

Shankarabhararanam.

Go to the Playing Indian Raga on Guitar App,

Go to the section below the fretboard, from the Melakarta list, choose Dheerashankarabharanam – the full name of the Raga.

As you start typing, the name will be searched for you.

The note postions shown for Dheerashankarabharanam are that of major scale starting from the chosen root, chosen string with 3 options for the fingering style.

Change your root note and string with the root note to your choice using the options above the fretboard.

Note : At the time of writing, the default fretboard mapping shown is for raga Dheerashankarabharanam.

Playing other Western scales using the raga app

The raga app has the provision to find scale note positions by entering the intervals you would like in your scale.

In the future, we may add western scale names to raga names when appropriate.

You can also start learning the western names of some of the ragas. For example, to play Harmonic minor, you need to find the fingering of Keeravani.

  1. harmonic minor – Raga keeravani
  2. Dorian scale / mode – Raga kharaharapriya
  3. Melodic minor – Ragam Gourimanohari
  4. Lydian – Raaga kalyani
  5. 5th mode of melodic minor – Raagam Charukesi
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