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PARTING SHOTS: FROM A MUSICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE: Symphony Orchestras NEVER Got Darker

PARTING SHOTS: FROM A MUSICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE: Symphony Orchestras NEVER Got Darker | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Read this eye opening blog by O'Connor as he presses Aaron Dworkin for more answers on diversity in classical music. http://t.co/YGXnFHUAh1
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Parlour Tapes knocks classical music off its high horse - Chicago Reader (blog)

Parlour Tapes knocks classical music off its high horse - Chicago Reader (blog) | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Chicago Reader (blog) Parlour Tapes knocks classical music off its high horse Chicago Reader (blog) Last year Parlour Tapes had two releases: the debut recording by the critically acclaimed and increasingly popular Spektral Quartet (one of my...
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'Up-close' integrates live classical music with film - Los Angeles Times

'Up-close' integrates live classical music with film - Los Angeles Times | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
'Up-close' integrates live classical music with film
Los Angeles Times
Van der Aa isn't the first composer or visual artist to integrate live classical music with film. The L.A. Philharmonic has been a pioneer among U.S.
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Can't help loving that man...

Can't help loving that man... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
It's Don Giovanni. Why on earth do we find him irresistible? Clue: clever librettist plus divine composer, but there are darker factors at work too.
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Business Matters: Study Shows Why iTunes Radio Lacks Big Impact on ... - Billboard

Business Matters: Study Shows Why iTunes Radio Lacks Big Impact on ... - Billboard | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Business Matters: Study Shows Why iTunes Radio Lacks Big Impact on ...
Billboard
A new report by Music Forecasting shows why iTunes Radio isn't the boon to track sales people thought it could be.
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Want to leave your digital music to your children? Sorry, it dies with you - This is Money

Want to leave your digital music to your children? Sorry, it dies with you - This is Money | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Want to leave your digital music to your children? Sorry, it dies with you
This is Money
In total, consumers bought £5.4 billion of digital music, video and games last year, according to the Entertainment Retailers Association.
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Opening Classical Music to a Wider Audience and Expanding Repertoire

Opening Classical Music to a Wider Audience and Expanding Repertoire | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Welcome to the first posting on my new blog.
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Welcome, Toccata and our colleague Martin Anderson, to the blogosphere.

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Rdio, Spotify, and The Grammys… - Digital Music News

Rdio, Spotify, and The Grammys… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Business Insider Australia
Rdio, Spotify, and The Grammys…
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The Grammys have chosen Rdio as their official streaming service.
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Beats Music Launches on Cue

Beats Music Launches on Cue | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Beats Music, the music streaming company founded by record executive Jimmy Iovine and partially financed by billionaire Len Blavatnik, launched its

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3D Printed Record | Technology

3D Printed Record | Technology | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
3D Printed Record (Use 3D printing to turn your digital music into vinyl (well nearly ;) http://t.co/O85Lth2NxP #OFFON http://t.co/2Quf92LV6c)...
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Claudio Abbado: 10 great recordings with 10 different orchestras | gramophone.co.uk

Claudio Abbado: 10 great recordings with 10 different orchestras | gramophone.co.uk | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Claudio Abbado: 10 great recordings with 10 different orchestras http://t.co/slTibkSBPS
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Google Faces Difficulties Entering Korean Digital Music Download Market - BusinessKorea

Google Faces Difficulties Entering Korean Digital Music Download Market - BusinessKorea | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Google Faces Difficulties Entering Korean Digital Music Download Market BusinessKorea Industry analysts are raising questions about whether or not Google's entry in the local digital music download market will be delayed for a long time owing to...
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Rock-On-Classical-Music-a-Favorite-Among-Dairy ... - DairyGood.org

Rock-On-Classical-Music-a-Favorite-Among-Dairy ... - DairyGood.org | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Ever find that listening to some of your favorite jams tends to help you be more productive during your work day? Turns out, you are not the only one who can get into a steady groove listening to your favorite playlist.
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Rediscovering Bartok's Anxious, Hypnotic, Intellectually Exhausting Quartets - The New Republic

Rediscovering Bartok's Anxious, Hypnotic, Intellectually Exhausting Quartets - The New Republic | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Rediscovering Bartok's Anxious, Hypnotic, Intellectually Exhausting Quartets
The New Republic
There are occasional moments in Bartók's String Quartet No.
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6 Essential Music Apps (and Some We Don't Really Need) - Huffington Post

6 Essential Music Apps (and Some We Don't Really Need) - Huffington Post | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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6 Essential Music Apps (and Some We Don't Really Need)
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I spend a lot of my time online discovering, listening and curating music.
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Music Sales Are Up in Sweden. Thank You Spotify! - Digital Music News

Music Sales Are Up in Sweden. Thank You Spotify! - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Music Sales Are Up in Sweden. Thank You Spotify!
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Music sales are down in the United States, the U.K., Canada… I could go on, but why not talk about a country that's apparently doing something right.
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Smithsonian Folkways

Smithsonian Folkways | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Pete Seeger classics include "If I Had a Hammer" and "Where Have All the Flowers Gone?" His recordings at @Folkways: http://t.co/zGPFNWzdKT
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RIP Pete Seeger, made of music and goodness.

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Grammy Winners

Grammy Winners | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
A list of winners at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. (RT @ClassicalToday: Grammy Winners http://t.co/TN9fS4AUSh)
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Southbank Centre launches 2014-15 classical season

Southbank Centre launches 2014-15 classical season | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
With 20 new commissions, a percussion festival and performers including Barenboim, Gustavo Dudamel, Simon Rattle and Maria João Pires, the commitment to contemporary music is core The last time he and his Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra played live...
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Musical Toronto | Meditation: The reports of classical music's death ...

Musical Toronto | Meditation: The reports of classical music's death ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
“Requiem. American classical music is dead” proclaims a headline on Slate.com this week. In the article, Mark Vanhoenacker has rounded up the now well-worn indices and tropes that point to the death of Franz von ...
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Digital music sales continue to drop in 2014 - The Music Network

Digital music sales continue to drop in 2014 - The Music Network | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Billboard Digital music sales continue to drop in 2014 The Music Network This time last year digital album sales were enjoying a 18.1% increase on the previous year according to Nielsen SoundScan figures – a climb that has been cut off at the knees...
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▶ Mahler Symphony No 1 D major The Titan Claudio Abbado Lucerne Festival Orchesta - YouTube

Mahler Symphony No 1 D major The Titan Claudio Abbado conducts Lucerne Festival Orchesta 1. Langsam. Schleppend 2. Kräftig Bewegt 16:50 3. Feierlich Und Geme...
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RIP Maestro.

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Symphony guide: Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms

Symphony guide: Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
New sounds, forms and shapes define the Symphony of Psalms, a profoundly unironic expression of Stravinsky's unique approach to the psalms, the symphony and even his faith
Igor Stravinsky, symphonist.
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Counterstream Radio | New Music USA

Counterstream Radio | New Music USA | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
New Music USA serves the new American music community through grantmaking, advocacy, and media platforms that bridge music makers with their audience. (Cool resource.
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Katherine Jenkins: why classical music snobs are wrong - Telegraph

Katherine Jenkins: why classical music snobs are wrong - Telegraph | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Singer Katherine Jenkins speaks of classical music snobs, the perils of the internet, and why she refuses to adopt a "sexier image" (Katherine Jenkins: why classical music snobs are wrong - Singer Katherine Jenkins speaks of classical music...
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