Kolkata, Jan 31 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh released the bilingual encyclopedia on Rabindra Sangeet- ‘Gitobitan Archive 2’ here on Friday.
‘Gitobitan Archive’ is an archival-cum-entertainment software on ‘Gitobitan’ penned by nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore.
Users of the archive can search for songs by various criteria including category, date of composition, name of the scorer or sura/tala and raga.
Lyrics and notation can be accessed by clicking on the respective buttons.
Value-adds includes a picture gallery, a complete printable index of 64 volume Swarabitan and a bibliography along with several other features.
It has been compiled by ophthalmologist Purnendu Bikash Sarkar in association with Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.
Sarkar demonstrated the software after it was inaugurated by the filmmaker.
”This can be a good way of bringing the works of Rabindranath Tagore before the new generation. Also, all the Rabindra Sangeet lovers will be happy to have such a huge collection of the great poet,” he said.