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The Familiar - Dark Eyes: New music from Norway

The Familiar - Dark Eyes: New music from Norway | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Seductive synth-pop made by a duo who 'barely know each other'Lauren Down
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Full disclosure: Ruthy is my cousin! and now she's a bit famous!

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Digital music revolution hasn't dimmed US tastes - Sydney Morning Herald

Digital music revolution hasn't dimmed US tastes Sydney Morning Herald Despite a digital revolution that for ever changed the music industry (especially for musicians), we still buy mostly American pop songs and albums, a few by British bands (One...
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Philips launching Android Smart TVs in 2014

Philips launching Android Smart TVs in 2014 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Philips has announced that its new lineup of Ambilight TVs will be powered by Android with a release date scheduled for June 2014.
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Digital music sales decline for the first time since the iTunes Store opened - Digital Trends

Digital music sales decline for the first time since the iTunes Store opened - Digital Trends | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Digital Trends Digital music sales decline for the first time since the iTunes Store opened Digital Trends Dropping for the first time in the last 10 years, sales of both digital tracks and albums during 2013 did not exceed sales for the previous...
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Music apps make big mobile waves - QR Code Press

QR Code Press Music apps make big mobile waves QR Code Press Spotify, one of several leaders in the music streaming service realm, just made a power move that will definitely increase previous reports of their having 24 million active users across...
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Spotify Classical Playlists: DG: The History Of Classical Music On 100 CDs (or 1 Playlist) - From Gregorian Chant To Górecki

Spotify Classical Playlists: DG: The History Of Classical Music On 100 CDs (or 1 Playlist) - From Gregorian Chant To Górecki | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
RT @mediamus: The History Of Classical Music On 100 CDs (or 1 Playlist) From Gregorian Chant To Górecki http://t.co/xxGVwnXtej / playlist d…
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Not necessarily a performance-driven selection, but obviously DG is a quality label and this could be a useful resource.

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Warner Music Close to Settling With Artists Over Digital Royalties Dispute - SPIN

Warner Music Close to Settling With Artists Over Digital Royalties Dispute - SPIN | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
SPIN Warner Music Close to Settling With Artists Over Digital Royalties Dispute SPIN Warner Music Group has submitted a settlement offer of $11.5 million in a class action lawsuit filed by its own artists having to do with payment for downloaded...
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This is the one reason Android users are actually jealous of iOS users

This is the one reason Android users are actually jealous of iOS users | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Android users are a proud group and are typically not fond of admitting that they're envious of iPhone users. However, there's one area where even the most diehard Android fan has to admit that iPhone users have it better: Software upgrades.
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Duo hope to make classical music fun with American debut of 'And Now Mozart ... - Long Beach Press-Telegram

Duo hope to make classical music fun with American debut of 'And Now Mozart ... - Long Beach Press-Telegram | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Duo hope to make classical music fun with American debut of 'And Now Mozart ...
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Well, we think classical music is fun already, but ok.

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Digital services boost sales of video and music sales - BBC News

Digital services boost sales of video and music sales - BBC News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Digital services boost sales of video and music sales
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Digital services like Spotify, Netflix and iTunes have helped boost sales of video and music in the UK, according to figures from entertainment retailers.
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Best new music of 2013 — Classical | carstenknoch.com | Carsten ...

Best new music of 2013 — Classical | carstenknoch.com | Carsten ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
To round out the year (and in customary fashion), here's a quick post to list my favourite classical music releases of 2013. ... The Avison Ensemble — Corelli Chamber Sonatas Op. 2 & 4; Violin Sonatas Op.
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▶ Benjamin Britten: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 15 - YouTube

Anthony Marwood, Volkov, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Moderato con moto • 9:05 Vivace - Animando - Largamente - Cadenza • 17:45 Passacaglia: Andante lento...
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Classical Ear had a flying visit to Aldeburgh this past weekend...saw the sculpture above, by Maggie Hambling, Britten's Red House and the Aldeburgh Music box office in the high street :)!

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Symphony guide: Webern's op 21

Symphony guide: Webern's op 21 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
In this luminous, miniature symphony, time goes backwards as well as forwards. It's an extraordinary work.
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Symphony guide: Dvořák's Eighth

Symphony guide: Dvořák's Eighth | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Dvořák's musical energy showed a way for the late 19th century symphony to be both profound and immediate in its joyful communicative power So much of the symphonic thinking of the late 19th century is bound up with doing so many things at the same...
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Digital Music Copyright Issues Debated At CES - All Access Music Group

Digital Music Copyright Issues Debated At CES - All Access Music Group | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Digital Music Copyright Issues Debated At CES All Access Music Group The CEA's MICHAEL PETRICONE said that his organization wants a "vibrant" online music environment in which artists are fairly compensated, businesses can easily offer music on the...
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Classical music review: A vivid art song recital by tenor Ian Bostridge - Dallas Morning News

Classical music review: A vivid art song recital by tenor Ian Bostridge - Dallas Morning News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Classical music review: A vivid art song recital by tenor Ian Bostridge
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The brave little local group Voces Intimae has done its part to promote the medium of art song, in recitals by area singers.
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Apple is Struggling to Make the iWatch a Reality

Apple is Struggling to Make the iWatch a Reality | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Surface treatments to the metal shell of the iWatch are delaying its success.
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Tech in China 2013: Digital Music Market Shuffling - TechNode

Tech in China 2013: Digital Music Market Shuffling - TechNode | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Top100.cn is one of the first legitimate digital music providers in China. Its founder Gary Chen is known for managing to convince, promising to share advertising revenues, the international and local music labels to offer free ...
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Very useful article.

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▶ Daniel Barenboim: Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5, 'Emperor' in E-flat major, Op. 73 - YouTube

▶ Daniel Barenboim: Beethoven - Piano Concerto No. 5, 'Emperor' in E-flat major, Op. 73 - YouTube | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Daniel Barenboim, KBE (born 15 November 1942) is an Israeli Argentine-born pianist and conductor. He has served as music director of several major symphonic ...
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Andras Schiff goes gold

Andras Schiff goes gold | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
This was the moment on 21 December when Andras Schiff was presented with the Gold Medal of the Royal Philharmonic Society at the Wigmore Hall.
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Polish composer Wojciech Kilar, 81, dies; wrote film scores, classical music - Pocono Record

Montreal Gazette Polish composer Wojciech Kilar, 81, dies; wrote film scores, classical music Pocono Record WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Wojciech Kilar, a Polish pianist and composer of classical music and scores for many films, including Roman Polanski's...
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Alan Bennett reads the shipping forecast on Radio 4 | Stage ...

Alan Bennett reads the shipping forecast on Radio 4 | Stage ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Author and playwright appeared on Today programme edition that was guest-edited by Michael Palin.
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Radio doesn't get any more British than this.

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Winamp's name servers switch from AOL to online radio firm ...

Winamp's name servers switch from AOL to online radio firm ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Winamp, the legendary audio player app that owner AOL had planned to shut down on December 20, may have been acquired by Belgium-based online radio service Radionomy.
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Gift the App! | Classical Ear

Gift the App! | Classical Ear | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Want to share Classical Ear with a friend or loved one? Tuck an iTunes gift card/token and one of our free gift slips into a holiday card of your choice and you have a great, last-minute gift. Click here for printable instructions and gift slips.
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