SangeetKosh: An Open Web Platform for Hindustani Music Education

Speaker(s) : Anon Ray

  • Language : Anglais
  • Level : Newbie
  • Nature : Conference
  • Date : Monday 6 July 2015
  • Schedule : 12h00
  • Duration : 20 minutes
  • Place : 101

Video :

Here we present the construction and architecture of SangeetKosh: an open platform for studying North Indian or Hindustani Classical Music (HCM) on the
This platform works on a three faceted architecture :
- to provide musical experiments, quizzes and drills
- to host and find repositories of music
- to semantically link and annotate pre-existing musical content on the web.
We describe the ways in which this application caters to the cultural and social problems of music students of HCM. This application is also structured to be sensitive to local context, with easy ways to translate into local languages, and make the platform accessible to a larger demographic.

Anon Ray
Anon Ray is a free and open source software enthusiast and an free software programmer. Advocates free software, including the philosophy behind free software to various walks of life.
Anon has been involved with Janastu ( and IIIT-H ( in building free and open source software for different communities; and engineering students, in India.

Anon also likes to think and read about Software Engineering and Computational Sciences from a theoretical perspective.