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General Discussion of Desh

*Aaji Ruth Kar Ab Kahan Jaiega
*Aap Ko Pyar Chupane Ki Buri Adat Hai
  • Film - Neela Akash
  • Year - 1965
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Kaherava
  • Music Director(s) - Madan Mohan
  • Singer(s) - Mohd. Rafi, Asha Bhosle
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  • Comments - This starts of as a surprisingly clear version of Desh.  However before too long, they begin to introduce accidentals and chromaticisms which somewhat detract from the rag.
*Beqasi Had Se Jab Guzar Jaye
*Chadariya Jhini Re Jhini
  • Film - (non-film song)
  • Year -  
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Kaherava
  • Music Director(s) -  
  • Singer(s) - Anup Jalota
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  • Comments - a kabir bhajan by Anup Jalota.  Pretty good example of Desh
*Dukh Ke Ab Din Bitat Nahi
*Gori Tore Naina, Nainava Kajar Bin Kare Kare
*Kadam Chale Age
  • Film - Bhakta Surdaas
  • Year - 1942
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Kaherava
  • Music Director(s) - Gyan Dutt
  • Singer(s) - K.L. Saigal
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  • Comments - This is really a pretty good example of Desh.  You could use this a benchmark to get a feel for Desh.
*Mana Mere Haseen Sanam
  • Film - The Adventures Of Robinhood
  • Year - 1965
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Dadra
  • Music Director(s) - G.S. Kohli
  • Singer(s) - Mohd. Rafi
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    Audio - http://www.sawf.org/audio/des/rafi_robinhood.ram
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  • Comments - Is this really Desh?  I will leave it to you to decide.  The notes are there and there is an occasional colour of Desh, but by and large, it just does not move like Desh.
*Mere Pyar Men Tujhe Kya Mila
  • Film - Maan
  • Year - 1954
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Rupaktal
  • Music Director(s) - Anil Biswas
  • Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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    Audio - http://www.sawf.org/audio/des/lata_merepyar.ram
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  • Comments - This starts off as a first rate example of Desh.  However after the first interlude, I guess the bhang started to kick in.  For whatever reason, they started to mix other rags.  Still the beginning portion is so pure that you can use this as a benchmark for Desh
*Milne Ka Din Aa Gaya
*Paadave Ragamayi
  • Film - Seeta-Rama Kalyanam
  • Year - 1961
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Kaherava
  • Music Director(s) - G.Narasimharao
  • Singer(s) - P. Susheela
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  • Comments - This piece is a bit problematic.  It has the notes of Desh but the movement of Tilak Kamod.  Therefore categorising it as either one poses problems.  Since it ultimately comes down to a judgement call, we are calling it Desh.  If you listen to it and decide you want to call it Tilak Kamod, fine, go for it.
*Phir Kahin Koi Phul Khila
*Sainya Ja Ja Mose Na Bolo Kahe Ko Neha Lagaye
  • Film - Jhanak Jhanak Paayal Baaje
  • Year - 1955
  • Rag - Desh
  • Tal - Dadra
  • Music Director(s) - Vasant Desai
  • Singer(s) - Lata Mangeshkar
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  • Comments - This is not exactly a textbook case of Desh but still we can consider it to be this rag.
*Takdir Ka Fasaana
*Vande Mataram

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