CHENNAI: The Margazhi music season is almost over. But here are a few apps rasikas can use to get more from what’s left, with just a mobile phone in hand.
The Saregama Classical app is a one-stop destination for Indian Classical music, with 10,000 music compositions featuring 400 artists, and 14 instruments. This comes with a 15-day free trial, after which subscription ranges from `99 a month to `890 a year.
The Kutcheris app by kutcheri.com brings to your fingertips a complete listing of classical Indian music, dance and drama events, real-time. You can even build your own calendar with events you plan to attend.
The Carnatic Raga app provides reference for over 950 ragas used in Carnatic music, including Melakarta (fundamental) and Janya (derived) ragas. It lets you search for a raga by its swaras (notes).
Carnatic Music by One Team US LLC gives you simple steps to learn about carnatic music. You can also learn more about the technical grammar of Carnatic music and listen to different sections.
You can also use Internet Radio and tune in to Carnatic music channels.