|Arohanam||S R₂ G₂ M₁ D₂ N₂ Ṡ|
|Avarohanam||Ṡ N₂ D₂ M₁ G₂ R₂ S|
Sriranjani is a ragam in Carnatic music (musical scale of South Indian classical music). It is a hexatonic scale (shadava rāgam, which means "of six"). It is a derived scale (janya rāgam), as it does not have all the seven swaras (musical notes). It is also written as Shri ranjani or Shree Ranjani. It also exist in Hindustani music, with a different scale. Aroh: Sa, komal Ga, Ma, Dha, komal Ni, Sa; Avroh: Sa, komal Ni, Dha, Ma, komal Ga, Ré, Sa.
Shree ranjani is a symmetric scale that does not contain panchamam. It is called a shadava-shadava rāgam, in Carnatic music classification (as it has six notes in both ascending and descending scales). Its ārohaṇa-avarohaṇa structure is as follows (see swaras in Carnatic music for details on below notation and terms):
This scale uses the notes shadjam, chathusruti rishabham, sadharana gandharam, shuddha madhyamam, chathusruthi dhaivatham and kaisiki nishadam. Shree ranjani is a janya rāgam of Kharaharapriya, the 22nd Melakarta rāgam. It has only the invariant panchamam missing from its parent scale, Kharaharapriya.
Shree ranjani is a pleasing and popular rāgam. This scale has been used by many composers and there are many compositions in classical music. It has been used to score film music, too. Here are some popular compositions in Sriranjani.
|Naathamenum Kovililey||Manmadha Leelai||M. S. Viswanathan||Vani Jairam|
|Nathavinothangal(Ragamalika pallavi anupallavi only)||Salangai Oli||Ilaiyaraaja||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. P. Sailaja|
|Naatham Elunthathadi||Gopura Vasalile||K. J. Yesudas, S. Janaki|
|Oru Raagam||Unnai Vaazhthi Paadugiren|
|Oru Manthara poo||Chinna Jameen||Mano, K. S. Chitra|
|Eerettu Pathinaaru||Raaja Raajathan||Mano, S. Janaki|
|Vanthadhu Vanthadhu||Kilipetchu Ketkava||S. Janaki|
|Kathirunthen Kanava||Dharma Pathini|
|Pagalile Oru Nilavinai Kanden||Ninaive Oru Sangeetham|
|Vaikasi Vellikilama||Rasa Magan||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam|
|Saami En Thaali||Shenbagamae Shenbagamae||K. S. Chitra|
|Nallathor Veenai||Ore Oru Gramathiley|
|Kannan Nee En||Ivan||Sudha Ragunathan|
|Vaanam Sevaanam Ven Megam||Kulirkaala Megangal||Shankar–Ganesh||K. J. Yesudas, Vani Jairam|
|Kadavulidam||Azhagiya Pandipuram||Bharadwaj||Prasanna, Sadhana Sargam|
|Alaithal Varuvale||Jaathi Malli||Maragadha Mani||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, K. S. Chitra|
|Poo Poovaa||Unnai Kann Theduthey||Deva||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Febi Mani|
|Kannane||Kanni Raasi||Vishal Chandrashekhar||K. S. Chithra|
This section covers the theoretical and scientific aspect of this rāgam.