iMusicTuition 4+

Learn Indian Classical Music

Sumit Mehta

    • 3.3 • 4 Ratings
    • $2.99



Some users had reported that audio clips were not playing on their iPhones. We are glad to mention that those issues are fixed in all versions, starting from v2.0.

iMusicTuition is a basic music tutorial app. This app is useful for those who are interested to learn Indian classical music but are not able to find a teacher. This is usually the case with those people who are non-Indian residents. This app is also useful for those students who are beginning to learn Indian classical music.

The purpose of this app is not to make you an expert in Indian classical music. But the purpose is to introduce you to the basic concepts of Indian classical music so that:

1. You start to understand 'Indian Classical Music' in more depth and will enjoy it more while listening to various classical singers.

2. You will be in a better position to start professional training with a professional teacher if you have gone through all the chapters of this app.

The app is divided into 10 chapters. Each chapter comprises of written content accompanied by musical samples (sung by the developer himself) and sometimes images for illustrations. These chapters are scattered through 3 levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced. Each level ends with an introduction to 5 different Ragas.

The 'Beginner' level comprises of the first four chapters which introduce you to the basic concepts of classical music. This level comprises of the following concepts:

1. Shruti
2. Swara & its forms
3. Saptak & it's types
4. Raga and its components
5. Alankaar, Alaap, Taan
6. Aaroh & Avroh
7. Thaat, Jaati, Laya
8. Taal and its types and components
9. Introduction to Ragas: Bhupali, Brindavani Sarang, Des, BeemPalasi, Baageshri

The ‘Intermediate’ level comprises of the next three chapters which introduce you to some deeper concepts of classical music. This level comprises of the following concepts:

1. Various styles of singing
2. Khayal Gayan and its types
3. Taanpura: Its parts and learning about how to tune it
4. Pattern Making: Introduction; Logic behind it and its numerical representation; It’s descending form; all explained with some sample patterns
5. Introduction to Ragas: Jaunpuri, Hameer, Deshkar, Shankra, Jaijaiwanti

The ‘Advanced’ level comprises of the last three chapters which introduce you to a few advanced concepts of classical music. This level comprises of the following concepts:

1. Tirobhav-Avirbhav & its characteristics
2. Singing styles other than Khayal - Dhrupad, Dhamar, Taraana and Bhajan
3. Process of writing a taal in different speeds
4. Introduction to Ragas: Puriya-Dhanashri, Miyan-Malhaar, Vibhaas, Gaur-Malhaar, Todi

What’s New

Version 2.0.2

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

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The info and lessons on this app are great except one sad little problem that somehow the sound clips aren’t playing neither see it loading

Developer Response ,

Dear User! We regret the inconvenience. Kindly update the app. We have just released the new version and it should be fine now. If your issue is resolved, kindly update your rating depending on your new experience. Thanks a lot!

Player86392 ,


This is one app that stands out in many music learning apps. Very useful for those who are serious to learn Indian vocal classical music. Easy to follow and easier to practice
Looking forward to more lessons and updates

Developer Response ,

Thanks a lot for using the app. :)

Bandu Deshmukh ,

North Indian classical music

This is one of the best app for the new students as well the professional musicians.

Developer Response ,

Thank you so much! We're glad you had a good experience with the app.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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