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Europeans Have No Idea What a 'Pandora' Is… - Digital Music News

Europeans Have No Idea What a 'Pandora' Is… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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Subsequent discussions with some Brits – all of whom were music fans – revealed a scant memory, from years ago (Pandora pulled out of the UK based on licensing costs).
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Just in: Time Out scraps classical music

Just in: Time Out scraps classical music | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Jonathan Lennie, classical music editor of Time Out (the original London brand), has been telling friends today that, as of next week, the magazine will have neither a classical editor nor a classi...
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Cornell Researchers 3D-Printed a Speaker… - Digital Music News

Cornell Researchers 3D-Printed a Speaker… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Cornell Researchers 3D-Printed a Speaker…
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Most Heated! 245. Whitey Explains to a TV Producer Why His Music Isn't Free… 131. Google Executive: “You Cannot Devalue Music. It's Impossible.” 261.
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Are digital music downloads already heading the way of the CD? - TechSpot

Are digital music downloads already heading the way of the CD? - TechSpot | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Are digital music downloads already heading the way of the CD?
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Don't look now but it seems as though digital downloads may have already reached their peak.
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68% of Americans projected to own an iPhone by 2017

68% of Americans projected to own an iPhone by 2017 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Apple's iPhone lineup is losing ground to Android globally when it comes to smartphone market share, with the latest numbers suggesting Android's share of the worldwide market climbed to a remarkable 81% last quarter.
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Apple is going all-out to bring advertisers to iTunes Radio

Apple is going all-out to bring advertisers to iTunes Radio | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
If iTunes Radio is going to become a key component to Apple's infrastructure lineup, the company is going to have to bring advertisers to the platform in force.
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BPI: Music still wanted as gift as digital demand rises - Radio 1

BPI: Music still wanted as gift as digital demand rises - Radio 1 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
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BPI: Music still wanted as gift as digital demand rises
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A survey by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) has found that there's been a rise in young people wanting digital music as presents.
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Why Thom Yorke and Digital Music News Are Completely Wrong ...

Why Thom Yorke and Digital Music News Are Completely Wrong ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Derek Sivers also encourages this 'pay what you want' philosophy. I make the majority of my musical income on the road as well. As do many others. Digital downloads are pittance compared to the money we make in merch ...
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Apple Remote for iOS updated with iTunes Radio support | iMore

Apple Remote for iOS updated with iTunes Radio support | iMore | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Apple on Thursday released an updated version of Remote, the app that turns your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad into a remote control for the iTunes library on your Mac or PC. The new 4.1 release adds the ability to control ...
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Synthesisers are killing film and TV music, say British composers - The Guardian

Synthesisers are killing film and TV music, say British composers - The Guardian | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
The Guardian Synthesisers are killing film and TV music, say British composers The Guardian Christopher Gunning, who wrote the Bafta-winning score for La Vie en Rose, about Edith Piaf, was even more critical: "A lot of television music has got to...
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Chopin - Classical music | British Library - Sounds

Performances of all the major works. (Sublime. RT @alastairdunning: Chopin recordings at the British Library Sound Archive http://t.co/jkpwBxKh8v)
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Smithsonian Folkways - Traditional Christmas Carols - Pete Seeger

Smithsonian Folkways - Traditional Christmas Carols - Pete Seeger | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
@Peter_Seeger 's album "Traditional Christmas Carols" on Smithsonian @Folkways Recordings. http://t.co/EL38P3B2KH http://t.co/e45n1VwgN9
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Spotify offers free mobile music service - Classical-Music.com

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Swedish firm Spotify has announced that it is launching a free mobile music-streaming service to complement its existing free desktop version.
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To clarify: there is a mobile app, but it's possible to use it through a browser as well.

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Soundrop Comes to Android, Updates Spotify App… - Digital Music News

Soundrop Comes to Android, Updates Spotify App… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Soundrop Comes to Android, Updates Spotify App…
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1-select-music-service. The new Soundrop Android app can be used by Spotify Premium users and Deezer Premium+ users.
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Dallas Symphony names new assistant conductor | Dallas Morning ...

Dallas Symphony names new assistant conductor | Dallas Morning ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
By Scott Cantrell/Classical Music Critic ... She will conduct youth concerts, select DSO on the GO appearances in suburban communities and pops concerts, and will assist in preparing the orchestra for classical concerts.
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Jude Kelly: The thrill of shining new light on classical music - Evening Standard

Jude Kelly: The thrill of shining new light on classical music - Evening Standard | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Evening Standard Jude Kelly: The thrill of shining new light on classical music Evening Standard Few of the thousands of conversations about cultural events every day — at parties, on the web, in pubs and restaurants — mention contemporary...
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Executive Shuffles: BMG, ole, Phantom Music, Soundrop, Lively… - Digital Music News

Executive Shuffles: BMG, ole, Phantom Music, Soundrop, Lively… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Executive Shuffles: BMG, ole, Phantom Music, Soundrop, Lively…
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Rights management company ole has named Jim Selby their first SVP of Digital. Selby was formerly CEO of Naxos.
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Rubinstein the showman in his eighties: from the archive, 17 December 1969

Rubinstein the showman in his eighties: from the archive, 17 December 1969 | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Pianist Artur Rubinstein talks to Edward Greenfield about his early recordings, other Beethoven interpreters and his days as a Tatler 'and friend'
Artur Rubinstein talks, as he plays, with virtuoso fluency.
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The Year in Classical Music: 2013 In Review - WRTI

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The Year in Classical Music: 2013 In Review
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The city's year in classical music started with the John Cage Beyond Silence Festival and a new opera titled Wolf in Skins with a stage full of animal/human hybrids.
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Last.fm Had a 21 Percent Loss in Revenue… - Digital Music News

Last.fm Had a 21 Percent Loss in Revenue… - Digital Music News | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Last.fm Had a 21 Percent Loss in Revenue…
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Last.fm has reported a 21 percent loss in revenue in 2012. Revenue was £8.1m ($13.3m) in 2011 and £6.4m ($10.4m) in 2012. They reportedly have 23 million users and 61 staff members.
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Sven Helbig Interview: Pocket Symphonies

Sven Helbig Interview: Pocket Symphonies | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Sven Helbig Interview on his new album Pocket Symphonies and defining the future of classical music.
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Amazon.com: Classical Music Rachmaninov: Appstore for Android

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Download the Classical Music Rachmaninov app now to your Kindle Fire or other Android devices from the Amazon Appstore for Android. (Classical Music Rachmaninov: Download the Classical Music Rachmaninov app now to your Kindle Fire or other And...
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So this is what a classical music app looks like on Android.

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Mexican Classical Music: From the Known to the Unknown - Texas Public Radio

Mexican Classical Music: From the Known to the Unknown - Texas Public Radio | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Mexican Classical Music: From the Known to the Unknown Texas Public Radio If there's one thing to be learned about classical music from Latin America, it's that there's much more there than one might imagine, especially if we only know of that...
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Music actually doesn’t produce baby Einsteins

Music actually doesn’t produce baby Einsteins | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
A Free Press For A Free People Since 1997 (Music actually doesn't produce baby Einsteins: (Discovery) For all the parents hoping that classical music CDs...
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OK, but it can't hurt, and it's still worthwhile. Let kids be kids, and music be music.

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Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox, Not Interested in Being Friends ...

Beastie Boys Sue GoldieBlox, Not Interested in Being Friends ... | Classical and digital music news | Scoop.it
Whitey Explains to a TV Producer Why His Music Isn't Free… 131 ... And This Is How Women Are Routinely Demoralized by the Music Industry… 370.
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Fascinating story. To be continued.

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