Kehrwa Taal Theka

Kehrwa Taal is a North Indian taal. This Taal is a 8 beat cycle referred to Chatushra jati group. It is used with Light Music, Ghazal, Gurbani Keertan, Songs, Folk Music, etc. This Taal has various popular thekas but we are adding one for now. It is a SAMPADI taal.

Matra / Beat - 8

Jati - Chatushra

Vibhag / Division - 2 (4/4)

Taali / Clap - 1

Khali / Wave - 5

Kehrwa Taal Theka 1

Kehrwa Taal Theka Layakari

Theka 1 - Ekgun

Theka 1 - Dugun

Theka 1 - Tigun

Theka 1 - Chaugun

Kehrwa Taal Theka Aad

Kuad in One Avartan

Biad in One Avartan

Compositions in Kehrwa Taal

Composition Type - Laggi

  1. Dha S Na Tu, Na Ge Dha Tu
  2. Dhati NaNa, Tati DhaNa
  3. Dha Tin Na Na, Ta Tin Dha Na

Composition Type - Tihai

  1. DhaDha   Tit   DhaS, DhaDha   Tit   DhaS, DhaDha   Tit   Dha.
  2. Kata Tit   DhaS, Kata  Tit   DhaS, Kata  Tit   Dha.
  3. Tuna  Kata   DhaS, Tuna  Kata   DhaS, Tuna  Kata   Dha.
  4. KdaSn DhaDha   DhaS, KdaSn DhaDha   DhaS, KdaSn DhaDha   Dha.


1. How many Divisions are there in Kehrwa Taal?
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5

2. How many beats make a cycle of Kehrwa Taal?
a) 9
b) 6
c) 12
d) 8

3. Kehrwa Taal belongs to which Jati?
a) Chatursat
b) Trisat
c) Mishra
d) Sampoorna

4. Choose the Correct Taali-Khali sequence?
a) 1, 5
b) 1, 6
c) 1, 3
d) 1, 4

5. Which Matra/Beat is Khali in Kehrwa Taal?
a) 5
b) 3
c) 4
d) 8

[Answers: 1(a), 2(d), 3(a), 4(a), 5(a)]

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