Gurbani Raag Mali Gaura
According to Indian Schools of music this raga is a complete raga of Marwa thaht. This raga is a mixture of raga Mali and raga Gaura. It is classified as a son of raga Malkaus. It is an ancient raga, its description is not available in the modern music books.
This raga is not included in the Ragamala listed at the end of Guru Granth Sahib.
The scale and notes of the raga are as follows:
Arohi (ascending scale) - sa re ga ma ga pa dha ni sa
Avrohi (descending scale) - sa ni dha pa ma ga re sa
The vadi (most popular) note is 're' and samvadi (second most popular) note is 'dha'.
This raga is sung at the third part of the day i.e., from 12 noon to 3 p.m. The season of its recitation is winter (sharad) i.e., during October, November. In Guru Granth Sahib it has hymns from pages 984- 988 (5 pages).
The composers of bani (hymns) in this raga are:
The sequence of the structure of compositions in this raga are:
Count of the use of Managals:
Placement and count of rahau verses:
All shabads have rahau verses with numeral placed in the beginning of the compositions.
Diversification of headings & subheadings in this raga:
Composers Structure of Bani