Apple Music Classical is now available for download to everyone

News Summary

  • Earlier this month, Apple announced the new classical streaming service was available for pre-order on the App Store with a March 28 release date.Apple launches its new classical music streaming app for preorderYou can add a track to the library or your own playlist, downloads aren’t supported.
  • This data helps Apple Music subscribers find recordings across the catalog through the app’s specialized search engine built for classical music.As Apple explains, classical works have multiple movements and tracks, while famous pieces have hundreds of recordings with different orchestras, conductors, and soloists.
  • Apple’s new app for classical music, Apple Music Classical, is now available for download.
  • However, Apple says it will arrive in these markets in the future.The company said that there are more than 5 million tracks available on the app right now, as well over 50+ million data points with data attributes of 20,000+ composers, 115,000+ unique works, and 350,000+ movements.
  • One initial collection, The Story of Classical audio guides, will combine commentary and selected works to introduce key composers, periods, instruments, and classical terminology for those just starting their discovery of this genre.
  • Classical figures like Bach, Beethoven, Hildegard von Bingen, Chopin, John Dowland, Fanny Mendelssohn, Shostakovich, and Tchaikovsky, among other, are represented.Currently, the app is only available on iPhones, so you can’t access the app on Mac or iPad.
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