The musician played familiar raga tunes with his treasured flute.
An example of raga is what a Hindu musician may play as the starter melody before some musical improvisation.
Origin of ragaSanskrit r?ga, literally , color, akin to rajayati, (he) dyes from Indo-European base an unverified form reg-, to color from source Classical Greek rhegma, dyed material
Origin of ragaSanskrit rāgah color, musical mode
- The melodic mode used in Indian classical music.
- Passion, love, lust; in Buddhist mythology, a daughter of the demon Mara that personifies these qualities.
Anglicised form of Sanskrit à¤°à¤¾à¤— (rÄga)