"Moreover, the QR codes, can be used to directly get the particular tune on one's handsets at a specific price. This makes Indian classical music easily accessible, Bhattacharya, a disciple of late Pandit Ravi Shankar, told IANS."
Kolkata, July 16 - Soothing santoor tones, serene Om chants for meditation -- all these and more will now be available on your smartphones, courtesy a new mobile app targeted at popularising Indian classical music among youngsters.

Santoor maestro Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya's new album comprising bhajans and other tunes will be launched this month-end in the form of a mobile app and Quick Response code (QR code) which enable shopping via smartphones.

Since youngsters are hooked onto mobile apps and are always curious about new apps, such futuristic ways can help classical musicians popularise their music through the mobile phone revolution.

Moreover, the QR codes, can be used to directly get the particular tune on one's handsets at a specific price. This makes Indian classical music easily accessible, Bhattacharya, a disciple of late Pandit Ravi Shankar, told IANS.

The mobile apps, developed by BrandNext, are christened 'Divine Bliss' while the QR codes are called 'Celestial Santoor'.


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