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Classical Music magazine - Music education campaigning steps up as councils pressured out of supporting music | Classical Music

Classical Music magazine - Music education campaigning steps up as councils pressured out of supporting music | Classical Music | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
A consultation document on local education funding shows that central government expects local government to cease funding music in English schools from 2016. There is also little certainty over levels of music education funding after the current financial year.
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Spotify Web Player - BBC Proms: 2014 (Radio 3) - BBC Playlister

RT @BBCPlaylister: Relive the @bbcproms with beautiful recordings of this years' works: http://t.co/fbe3n7t6Tc Hours of wonderful stirring …
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New Contemporary Label Teams Composers With Art...

New Contemporary Label Teams Composers With Art... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
For VIA Records’ first three releases, the company has commissioned visual artists to work with the composers to create companion video works.
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Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 9.12.14: Spotify Video Ads, ASCAP Workshop, ACM Honors

Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 9.12.14:  Spotify Video Ads, ASCAP Workshop, ACM Honors | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Spotify has introduced video ads as an attempt to generate more revenue from non paying users. The leading music streaming service’s “Sponsored Session” will be a15 - 30 second video ad followed by 30 minutes of uninterrupted music.
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Classical music in Scotland - how might a yes vote change things? - The Guardian

Classical music in Scotland - how might a yes vote change things? - The Guardian | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Classical CD iPhone app FAQ

Classical CD iPhone app FAQ | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
in which we answer questions you’ve asked…frequently So the app is free now? Yes, that is correct!
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Nonesuch At 50: A Record Label Without Borders - NPR

Nonesuch At 50: A Record Label Without Borders - NPR | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Nonesuch At 50: A Record Label Without Borders
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Sometimes good things come in small packages.
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Supporters Step In with Large Gifts to Rebuild Minnesota Orchestra

Supporters Step In with Large Gifts to Rebuild Minnesota Orchestra | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Supporters are showing their confidence in the Minnesota Orchestra's changes with some big donations, including an anonymous $10M “leadership gift.”

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The Real Magic Of Streaming Music Is The Data It Generates

The Real Magic Of Streaming Music Is The Data It Generates | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
This site is a workshop where everyone in the coding community can learn, share, collaborate, and build.

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Joanna KIRK's curator insight, September 11, 6:34 AM

What Spotify and Echo Nest know about listener behavior is about to change the music industry.

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Don't Stop the Music

Don't Stop the Music | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Two-part documentary in which pianist James Rhodes attempts to give schoolchildren the chance to learn a musical instrument by calling for an 'instrument amnesty'
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ASO management and musicians unable to reach agreement - Creative Loafing Atlanta

ASO management and musicians unable to reach agreement - Creative Loafing Atlanta | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Creative Loafing Atlanta ASO management and musicians unable to reach agreement Creative Loafing Atlanta Apparently, the debt would be even higher if weren't for the fact that the ASO is a division of the Woodruff Arts Center (WAC), which provides...

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▶ Schostakowitsch: 10. Sinfonie ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester ∙ Stanisław Skrowaczewski - YouTube

I. Moderato ∙ II. Allegro ∙ III. Allegretto ∙ IV. Andante - Allegro ∙ hr-Sinfonieorchester (Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra) ∙ Stanisław Skrowaczewski, Di...
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50 essential symphonies: what have we missed from our list?

50 essential symphonies: what have we missed from our list? | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
As Tom Services symphony blog reaches its conclusion with Beethovens Ninth, we asked the rest of our classical critics what theyd like to add to the list. Do you agree with their suggestions?
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Not sure why there's an Apple watch pic here...you don't think they're trying to take over the world, do you?

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Odd but inspired – Finland's classical music scene continues to astonish | gramophone.co.uk

Odd but inspired – Finland's classical music scene continues to astonish | gramophone.co.uk | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Last Friday – typically early, the Finns always seem to hedge their bets on the rapid evaporation of summer even though this was their hottest for decades – the Finnish National Opera opened its new season.
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Science Reveals Something Surprising About Metal Fans and Classical Music ... - Mic

Science Reveals Something Surprising About Metal Fans and Classical Music ... - Mic | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Long stereotyped as violent and even Satanic, heavy metal music and its fans have an unfortunate history of alienation and intolerance from mainstream culture.
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UT receives $400,000 Mellon Foundation grant for new classical...

UT receives $400,000 Mellon Foundation grant for new classical... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $400,000 to UT's Texas Performing Arts so that the organization may continue to develop new classical music .
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Opera/Classical Music Listings for Sept. 12-18 - New York Times

Opera/Classical Music Listings for Sept. 12-18
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This event features a conversation with Mr. Adams and a playback of the recording, in surround sound.
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Stanford engineer aims to connect the world with ant-sized radios - Stanford Report

Stanford engineer aims to connect the world with ant-sized radios - Stanford Report | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Stanford Report Stanford engineer aims to connect the world with ant-sized radios Stanford Report A Stanford engineering team has built a radio the size of an ant, a device so energy efficient that it gathers all the power it needs from the same...
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Apple Kills off the iPod Classic… - Digital Music News

Apple Kills off the iPod Classic… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Apple Kills off the iPod Classic…
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The discontinuation is surely the result of declining sales. CNET says Apple has sold less than 20 million iPods in 2014, less than half the amount they sold in 2013.
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A tale of two resignations: conductors Franz Welser-Möst and Han-Na Chang

A tale of two resignations: conductors Franz Welser-Möst and Han-Na Chang | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, both Franz Welser-Möst and Han-Na Chang, both coincidentally performing at the Proms on Sunday, resigned their conducting posts. What’s surprising in Welser-Möst’s case is how long he lasted

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Joyce DiDonato im Interview: „Da müssen sich die Leute anschnallen beim Hören“ | concerti.de

Joyce DiDonato im Interview: „Da müssen sich die Leute anschnallen beim Hören“ | concerti.de | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it

Die Mezzosopranistin Joyce DiDonato über ihren langen Weg auf die bedeutenden Bühnen und ihre neuesten Belcanto-Entdeckungen.

 


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Recent reviews round-up 10 September 2014 | Classical Ear

Recent reviews round-up 10 September 2014 | Classical Ear | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Classical Ear is now free! That s right, in order to get our reviews and content to more of you, we ve taken the decision to make the app available indefinitely without subscription to any iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch user.
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Our big news, and reviews you can use.

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Addio al soprano Magda Olivero, successi dal Musichiere al Metropolitan

Addio al soprano Magda Olivero, successi dal Musichiere al Metropolitan | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Classe 1910, Magda Olivero, aveva debuttato negli anni Trenta. Alla fine degli anni Cinquanta aveva anche partecipato alla trasmissione televisiva Il Musichiere, una tappa in una lunghissima carriera fino al Metropolitan Opera House con Tosca nel 1975

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Kinshasa orchestra gets global stage

Kinshasa orchestra gets global stage | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it

Despite being ravaged by war and poverty, the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced the world's first all-black symphony orchestra, which has grown from a small group with home-made instruments to a respected international outfit.

 


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The Music Industry Has 99 Problems. And They Are... - Digital Music News

The Music Industry Has 99 Problems. And They Are... - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
1. The music recording is failing.  Across the board, artists are experiencing serious problems monetizing their audio releases. 2. Recording revenues have been declining for...
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A depressing read. I'll see if I can find a nice, cheery YouTube video to make you feel better.

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Symphony guide: Beethoven's Ninth ('Choral')

Symphony guide: Beethoven's Ninth ('Choral') | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Tom Services symphony guide concludes with what is arguably the central artwork of Western music, the symphony to end all symphonies
Talk about it: What have we missed from the list?
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