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Apple to Acquire Major Classical Music Label BIS Records

Tuesday September 5, 2023 5:20 am PDT by
Apple will acquire the major Swedish classical music record label BIS Records, intending to fold it into Apple Music Classical and Platoon. BIS Records was founded in 1973 by Robert von Bahr. The label focuses on a range of classical music, with particular focus on works that are not well represented by existing recordings. It is an award-winning name in the world of classical music,...
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Apple Music Classical Now Available for Android

Tuesday May 30, 2023 8:43 am PDT by
Apple today launched Apple Music Classical for Android on the Google Play Store, expanding the app beyond the iPhone for the first time (via 9to5Mac). Much like ‌Apple Music‌ for Android, the ‌Apple Music‌ Classical app for Android largely mirrors the design of its iOS counterpart. Notably, the ‌Apple Music‌ Classical app for Android comes before Apple has made the app available for the iPad ...
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Shazam Now Supports Apple Music Classical

Wednesday May 10, 2023 7:09 am PDT by
Shazam was updated today with support for Apple Music Classical on the iPhone, allowing the two apps to work together for classical music. Launched in March, the Apple Music Classical app offers over five million classical music tracks, and is included with an Apple Music subscription. The release notes for version 15.33 of the Shazam app:You can now open classical songs from Shazam in...

Apple Music Classical Promoted With TV Ad Following Launch

Tuesday March 28, 2023 7:31 am PDT by
Following the launch of Apple Music Classical, the first TV ad for the classical music streaming service has been released. The 30-second video features pianist Alice Sara Ott and conductor Karina Canellakis performing Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1. Apple Music Classical is now available to download on the App Store around the world. Apple highlighted the launch with a press release...
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Apple Announces Apple Music Classical, Now Available on the App Store

Tuesday March 28, 2023 2:51 am PDT by
Apple has announced the release of Apple Music Classical, which is now available to download in the App Store. Apple originally planned to launch a classical music app in 2022, but the app was not announced until this year. "We love music — that's really what we're all about — and classical music is foundational to music of all genres," said Oliver Schusser, Apple's vice president of...
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Apple Explains Why It Launched an iPhone App Dedicated to Classical Music

Monday March 27, 2023 8:54 pm PDT by
Apple today published a support document explaining why it decided to release a standalone Apple Music Classical app for classical music. In short, Apple says the app was designed to support classical music's complex metadata:Classical music is different. It has longer and more detailed titles, multiple artists for each work, and hundreds of recordings of well-known pieces. The Apple Music...
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Apple Music Classical Begins Launching for iPhone Users Around the World

Monday March 27, 2023 7:21 am PDT by
Apple Music Classical is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, March 28. The app is already beginning to roll out for some iPhone users in countries with earlier time zones than the U.S., including Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and others. The rollout will continue around the world as the calendar turns to March 28. Apple Music Classical became available for pre-order on ...
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Apple Music Classical: 15 Things You Need to Know About the New App

Thursday March 9, 2023 8:00 am PST by
Apple today unveiled Apple Music Classical on the App Store. Here are 15 things you need to know about the new app: ‌Apple Music‌ Classical is based on Primephonic, a classical music streaming service that Apple acquired in 2021. The new app leverages Primephonic's playlists and audio content, search capabilities, metadata, and more. ‌Apple Music‌ Classical works in tandem with the...
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Apple Music Classical Now Available for Pre-Order on the App Store, Launches Later This Month

Thursday March 9, 2023 6:08 am PST by
Apple's long-awaited dedicated classical music app today appeared on the App Store and is available for pre-order ahead of its launch at the end of March. In 2021, Apple announced that it had purchased the classical music streaming service Primephonic and would be folding it into Apple Music via a new app dedicated to the genre. "‌Apple Music‌ Classical" is now on the App Store and expected...