Source: geocities.com/ilaiyaragam/notes

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Song: Nilave vaa
Film: Mouna ragam


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Legend for the notes:
s  = sa    = C
r1 = ri 1  = C#
r2 = ri 2  = D
g2 = ga 2  = D#
g3 = ga 3  = E
m1 = ma 1  = F
m2 = ma 2  = F#
p  = pa    = G
d1 = da 1  = G#
d2 = da 2  = A
n2 = ni 2  = A#
n3 = ni 3  = B
S  = sa    = C [next octave; higher "sa"]
R1 ...


Notes: s r2 g3 m1 p d2 n3 S
here, r=r2, g=g3, m=m1, d=d2, n=n3 [unless otherwise specified]

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nilaavae vaa      sellaadhae vaa
g g rmg  g  rgrs  s  sn.rs   s    rrg
E E DFE  E  DEDC  C  CB.DC   C    DDE

ennaalum un       ponvaanam  naan
g g rmg  g  rgrs  s  sn.rs   s
E E DFE  E  DEDC  C  CB.DC   C

enai needhaan pirindhaalum ninaivaalae anaiththaen
sg   gp p     m2p  m2 pm2  r g  mg m   mp    pg    rrs
CE   EG G     F#G  F# GF#  D E  FE F   FG    GE    DDC


(nilaavae vaa)


Stanza 1:

kaveriya kaanal neeraa pennae enna unmai
g m d p  r  s   s  s   p. d.  d.n. n.srsrss
E F A G  D  C   C  C   G. A.  A.B. B.CDCDCC

mulvaeliyaa mullaippoovaa sollu konjam nillu
g  m  d p   r  s   s  s   p. d. d. n.  n.sgrsgrss
E  F  A G   D  C   C  C   G. A. A. B.  B.CEDCEDCC

ammaadiyoa needhaan innum siru pillai
g p  S S   n  SnS   g gr  m mg g  gp
E G  C+ C+ B  C+BC+ E ED  F FE E  EG

thangaadhamma nenjam      neeyum sonna sollai
g   p  n2  d  d1 d d1n2d  r  rs  g  gr m  g
E   G  A#  A  G# A G#A#A  D  DC  E  ED F  E

poondhaenae   needhaanae   sollil vaiththaay mullai
g   d   dnSd  g  m   mpdm  g  n   n    S     S  RR1GR
E   A   ABC+A E  F   FGAF  E  B   B   C+    C+ D+C#+E+D+


(nilaavae vaa)


Stanza 2: (notes similar to Stanza 1)

poonjoalaiyil vaadaik kaatrum vaada sandham paada
koodaadhenru koorum poovum aedhu mannin meedhu
orae oru paarvai thandhaal enna thaenae
orae oru vaarththai sonnaal enna maanae
aghaayam thaangaadha maegham aedhu pennae


(nilaavae vaa)