Classical and dig...
Follow
Find
1.5K views | +2 today
 
Scooped by Classical Ear
onto Classical and digital music news
Scoop.it!

BBC Announces Classical Music Initiative - Guardian Liberty Voice

BBC Announces Classical Music Initiative - Guardian Liberty Voice | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty VoiceBBC Announces Classical Music InitiativeGuardian Liberty VoiceBBC has announced a new initiative which will offer every primary school in Britain a chance for their students to experience ten pieces of classical music.
more...
No comment yet.
Classical and digital music news
Classical Ear is a smartphone app that helps you discover more music by delivering an expert review to your phone every weekday, along with soundclips and links to purchase. Visit http://classicalear.co.uk to learn more and sign up for our weekly newsletter.
Curated by Classical Ear
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

▶ Mahler - Symphony No 1 in D major - Kubelik - YouTube

Gustav Mahler Symphony No 1 in D major 'Titan' 1 Langsam, schleppend 2 Kräftig bewegt, doch nicht zu schnell 3 Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen 4 St...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Classical Ear from Classical Music News
Scoop.it!

Sarah Willis: Why the Berlin Philharmonic chose Kirill Petrenko | DW.COM | 26.06.2015

Sarah Willis: Why the Berlin Philharmonic chose Kirill Petrenko | DW.COM | 26.06.2015 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
In a secret election, the members of the Berlin Philharmonic elected Russian conductor Kirill Petrenko to lead them when Sir Simon Rattle ends his contract in 2018. Sarah Willis, star horn player and presenter of DW's "Sarah's Music," explains what makes Kirill the right choice, and why she's looking Forward to working with him.

Via the listener
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Walter Weller obituary

Walter Weller obituary | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Conductor who performed with orchestras in Liverpool, Glasgow and London as well as in his native ViennaThe Austrian conductor and violinist Walter Weller, who has died aged 75, spent much of his career with orchestras in Britain.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

In choosing Petrenko, the Berlin players are putting the music first

In choosing Petrenko, the Berlin players are putting the music first | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
His symphonic repertoire is small, and his media experience even smaller, but Kirill Petrenko is a bold and an inspired choice for music director of the Berlin Philharmonic
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Classical Ear from Audience Development for the Arts
Scoop.it!

A concert app for engaging, building audiences

A concert app for engaging, building audiences | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Before the start of a typical orchestra concert these days, you can count on an announcement reminding everyone to turn off all electronic devices. Such announcements might soon include exceptions for concert-goers who download a developed-in-Baltimore app to their hand-held devices.

Via Shoshana Fanizza
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Breakthroughs in Bournemouth: how the BSO is providing relief for people with dementia

Breakthroughs in Bournemouth: how the BSO is providing relief for people with dementia | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
A new initiative launched by the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Bournemouth University is providing support to people living with dementia and their carers – with moving results
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Classical Ear from Audience Development for the Arts
Scoop.it!

Orchestras unify online to release classical music recordings

Orchestras unify online to release classical music recordings | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
With the quick pace of change in the music industry challenging some performers and their audiences to find each other, five leading orchestras combined efforts this week to begin offering recent live recordings on Google Play Music.

Via Shoshana Fanizza
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

▶ Bohuslav Martinu - Symphony nº 4 (Spanish RTV Orchestra - Walter Weller) - YouTube

Spanish Radio and Television Orchestra - Walter Weller(cond.) Recorded live in concert on XII.I.2007 at the Teatro Monumental, Madrid.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Bang on a Can Marathon and Make Music New York for Father’s Day

Bang on a Can Marathon and Make Music New York for Father’s Day | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
A highlight promises to be the afternoon set by the Bang on a Can All-Stars with music by the Pulitzer Prize-winner Julia Wolfe.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Paris, the city that gave us modern music | The Times

Paris, the city that gave us modern music | The Times | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The Philharmonia Orchestra is exploring the creative revolution in the City of Light that changed music for ever
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Classical Ear from Classical Music News
Scoop.it!

A Flurry Of Premieres For American Orchestras - NPR (blog)

A Flurry Of Premieres For American Orchestras - NPR (blog) | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
How about some good — even great — news from American orchestras? Today and tomorrow, four of the country's biggest ensembles are playing world premieres by prominent composers.

Via the listener
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Sony Says They're Questioning the Value of Free Streaming Services - Digital Music News

Sony Says They're Questioning the Value of Free Streaming Services - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Sony Music CFO Kevin Kelleher, discussing Taylor Swift's pull from free streaming services: “Actually, a lot of conversation has taken place..."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Everything You Need To Know About YouTube Music Key and YouTube’s Evolution As A Social Video Channel

Everything You Need To Know About YouTube Music Key and YouTube’s Evolution As A Social Video Channel | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
By Olsy Sorokina on Hootsuite Blog 
A revolution is underway in the music industry, and it will not be televised. It will be streamed on YouTube.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Unearthed In A Library, 'Voodoo' Opera Rises Again

Unearthed In A Library, 'Voodoo' Opera Rises Again | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The Harlem Renaissance opera Voodoo has not been performed since 1928. A Columbia University researcher rediscovered the score, and now the Harlem Opera Theater hosts two performances.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Ten black composers whose works deserve to be heard more often

Ten black composers whose works deserve to be heard more often | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The newly formed Chineke orchestra aim to include a work by a composer of ethnicity in each of their concert programmes. John Lewis looks at some of the neglected writers whose music might finally get an airing
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Gunther Schuller: music's man about town

Gunther Schuller: music's man about town | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Schuller must be remembered for making the jazz and classical music worlds work in tandem, says Ivan Hewett
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World review – exceptional technique and instinctive musicality shine through in a strong final

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World review – exceptional technique and instinctive musicality shine through in a strong final | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Singers from Mongolia, Ukraine, the US and South Korea competed in the final round of this biennial competition, but Belarus soprano Nadine Koutcher was a worthy winner
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Classical Ear from Classical Music News
Scoop.it!

James Horner, Oscar-winning Titanic composer, dies in plane crash aged 61

James Horner, Oscar-winning Titanic composer, dies in plane crash aged 61 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Prolific film composer who also scored Avatar, A Beautiful Mind, Braveheart and Apollo 13, died in his own single-engine plane in Southern California

Via the listener
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

▶ © Carl Nielsen-Violinkoncert-Nikolaj Znaider-DRSO-Osmo Vänskä - YouTube

I. Tempo giusto -- Lento, ma non troppo -- Tempo I II. Humoreske. Allegretto -- Allegro -- Tempo I III. Proposta seria. Adagio IV. Thema mit Variationen. All...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Gunther Schuller, Pulitzer-winning jazz and classical musician, dies aged 89

Gunther Schuller, Pulitzer-winning jazz and classical musician, dies aged 89 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Horn player, educator and composer was leading proponent of the Third Stream movement fusing jazz and classical music
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Why Can't Streaming Services Get Classical Music Right? - NPR

Why Can't Streaming Services Get Classical Music Right? - NPR | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The big sites miss the mark, and yet the specialist services serve a small audience. What's a classical-curious listener supposed to do?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'I want black musicians to walk on to the stage and know they belong'

Chi-chi Nwanoku: 'I want black musicians to walk on to the stage and know they belong' | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
For 30 years, double bassist Chi-chi Nwanoku has enjoyed a successful career and as a classical musician and never felt the colour of her skin has held her back.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Sony Music Partners With AARP To Sell Music To The One Group Still Willing To Pay

Sony Music Partners With AARP To Sell Music To The One Group Still Willing To Pay | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Millenials know only a world where free music is everywhere, but one group is still willing to pay and has the disposable income to do it - adults 50+.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Apple's Bold Move to Reprice Digital Music - Forbes

Apple's Bold Move to Reprice Digital Music - Forbes | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The price of digital music has been the same for a very long time.
Classical Ear's insight:

The digital music world is in free-fall, evidently. It's hard not to be a bit nihilistic.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Classical Ear
Scoop.it!

Apple may build Beats Music app into iOS in effort to build user base - PhoneDog

Apple may build Beats Music app into iOS in effort to build user base - PhoneDog | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
There haven’t exactly been a mob of consumers signing up for Beats Music ever since it launched earlier this year, but Apple may have a plan to fix that.
more...
No comment yet.