Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.
Bilawal is a raga and basic thaat (musical mode) in Hindustani classical music. It is equivalent to the Western Ionian mode (major scale) and contains the notes S R G m P D N S’ (see swara for explanation). The pitches of Bilawal thaat are all shuddha, or natural. Flat (komal) or sharp (tivra) of pitches always occurs with reference to the interval pattern in Bilawal thaat.
Aaroh: Sa Re Ga Pa Dha Ni SA
Avaroh: SA Ni Dha Pa Ma Ga Re Sa
Raag Yaman emerges from Bilawal thaat.
Pakad: Ga Re, Ga Ma Dha Pa, Ma Ga, Ma Re Sa
Samay (Time): Morning
Vadi Swar (Most used note): Ga
Samvadi Swar (Next most used note): Dha