Tabs for the song Metti Oli Kaatrodu En Nenjai from Metti Oli - IR Special Song

Discussion in 'Tamil Guitar Tabs - Submit or Request' started by SATHYA167, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. SATHYA167

    SATHYA167 New Member

    Looks like people are busy with Diwali preparations. Not much interactions seen in the forum.

    Presenting the tabs for the song Metti Oli Kaatrodu En Nenjai Thalaata - A super hit IR song.

    This is a 'Special Song' - Special in the sense

    1. Male playback singing for a song with 3 actresses in the background
    2. IR's mesmerizing voice
    3. SJ's pleasant humming - Humming comes as a BGM in the song
    4. Catchy tune and a wonderful use of the raga - The raga notes are completed exploited

    The song is set in 'Jog' raga which goes like s g3 m1 p n3 S / S n2 p m1 g3 m1 g3 s g2 s.

    Because of the presence of both the 'g's in the descending, I am confused as to whether the song is in major or minor scale.

    The specialty of the raga is the use of both the 'g's and this is well used in this song.

    I think the song starts in C minor and moves soon to D# major, which very much belongs to C minor family - I would request Rajesh to confirm this please.

    But definitely the pallavi of the song starts with minor scale notes. The raga can be played starting in a C Octave as under:


    The tabs are given taking 's' as 'C'.

    Pick, play and enjoy the song .............. and please do post your comments............... Sathya

    Attached Files:

  2. pearlmaharajan

    pearlmaharajan New Member

    for me this is the song of the whole indian music.... the greatest song... love u thanks... will try and let u know
  3. roentgen

    roentgen Member

    Pallavi is in Cm. Charanam starts in C maj before returning to Cm.
    Here are chords for this song.

    (Cm)metti oli (Fm)kAtRodu (Eb)en nenjai (Cm)thAlatta
    (Eb)mEni oru (Cm)poovAga (Eb)mellisaiyin (Cm)paavAga
    (Eb)kodhai malar (C)poompAdham (F)vAvennu(Eb)thae..

    (C)Ohhh.....vAzhnALellAm unnOduthAn vAzhnthAlae pOdhum
    vAzhvenbatham bhavangaLai nAn kANa vENdum
    nALum pala nanmai, (Bb)kANum ezhil peNmai
    (Eb)poovai vaitha (Cm)poo vAsam, (Eb)kOthai koNda (Cm)un nEsam
    (Cm)thenRal sugam thAn veesum, (Bb)thEdAmal (Csus4)thEdAthO

    Rajesh :music:
  4. SATHYA167

    SATHYA167 New Member

    Thanks Rajesh for a very quick reply. My understanding is correct. I sensed C Minor moving to Eb and then coming back to C Minor towards the end. The C Major things is quite a surprise for me - I could not visualise. May be introducing C Major is the trump card here in this song. IR's songs always have some surprise move in the middle near charanam. I will try these chords.............. Sathya
  5. SATHYA167

    SATHYA167 New Member

    Thanks Pearl for your comments. Indeed this song is pleasing one................. Sathya
  6. Guitarsen

    Guitarsen New Member

    Thanks Rajesh for the chords. One kind request, pls dont post the chords in the tabs thread, many like me may not read the tabs thread. I don't know how many I might have missed like this. I just visited this thread to read what Sathya has to say about this song, one of my ATF. Pls post it in the main page.
  7. roentgen

    roentgen Member

    That's a valid point Senthil. Will do it.
  8. thamboo

    thamboo Member

    Hi Sathya,

    Jog is S G3 M1 P N3 S // S N2 P M1 G3 M1 G3 S R3 S

    G2 & R3 are enharmonic; so major and minor chord for root note in the song is very clear

    A Major Chord is S, G3 , P
    A Minor Chord is S, G2 or R3 , P

    since both G3 & R3 are available in this scale; major and minor chords is evident

    This song cannot be categorised in Major or Minor Scale

    The below given ragas don't fall under major and minor scales due to R3 & G3 presence(except chalanatai and rasikapriya all others raga's carnatic songs are rare)

    Jyoti swarupini
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  9. thamboo

    thamboo Member

    Songs with R1 & G1 cannot be categorized as major or minor as G1 and M1 are separated by 3 semitones and G1 is Major second and M1 is perfect fourth; no major 3rd or minor 3rd, sus2 chords will work with root note
  10. SATHYA167

    SATHYA167 New Member

    Thanks a lot Thamboo. It is quite a lot of new information for me to strengthen my understanding. I am at LKG level as far as carnatic ragas are concerned and your reply will certainly boost my self learning confidence and help me in exploring more about the relationship between raga and western music...... Sathya
  11. pearlmaharajan

    pearlmaharajan New Member

    great. thanks. will try chords.
    tabs, I could not really make it
  12. sivahar6

    sivahar6 New Member

    thanks, sathya
    i will try and let you know

  13. pearlmaharajan

    pearlmaharajan New Member

    chords came out well. thanks.
    sathya sir y don't post a video on the tabs. would b a great help.
  14. v.raghura87

    v.raghura87 Member

    Thank you sir

  15. krishnaren

    krishnaren New Member

    thank you verymuch

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