SangeetKosh: An Open Web Platform for Music Education

  title={SangeetKosh: An Open Web Platform for Music Education},
  author={Tejaswinee Kelkar and Anon Ray and Venkatesh Choppella},
  journal={2015 IEEE 15th International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies},
In this paper, we present the construction and architecture of SangeetKosh: an open platform for studying North Indian or Hindustani Classical Music (HCM) on the web. 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 using open linked data methods. We describe the ways in which this application caters to the cultural and social… 

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