Watch the Todi Raga online guitar lesson by Fareed Haque from Gaga for Raga
Raga Todi is very hip. This raag give us Root, b2, b3, b5, #5 and Major 7! There really is no western scale that is even close to this one. Try this one over D7b9, Dmaj7#5 or #11, D diminished. Play it over each note in the raag, and see what chord/tonalities you can discover!!
Todi is a morning raga which expresses the mood of sunrise and a new beginning, tinged with sweet sorrow. Todi has very unusual and interesting pitches and sounds. We introduce the arohan and avarohan of this raga, and explore some of the nuances of this raga. We also learn a composition in raga Todi.