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Apple Music Classical is the brand-new standalone music streaming app that gives classical music lovers and musicians the optimal streaming experience by making it easy to find any recording in the world’s largest classical music catalogue with fully optimised search; enjoy the highest audio quality available and experience many classical favourites in a whole new way with immersive Spatial Audio; browse expertly curated playlists, insightful composer biographies and descriptions of thousands of works; and so much more.
Apple Music Classical includes:
The World’s Largest Classical Music Catalogue – With over five million tracks, Apple Music Classical covers the whole spectrum from celebrated recordings to forgotten gems, as well as thousands of exclusive albums.
Search Built for Classical Music – Apple Music Classical has redesigned search to instantly deliver exactly what users are looking for using all combinations of keywords, from composer and work, to opus number, conductor, artist or instrument, and even a work’s nickname. Looking up a work reveals all its recordings, plus an Editor’s Choice performance. And searching for a composer displays all available works.
An Interface Designed for Classical – The Apple Music Classical interface ensures listeners always know who and what they’re hearing, with everything laid out at a glance: work name, orchestra, conductor, contributing artists, and even year of recording.
The Highest Audio Quality – Apple Music Classical features lossless audio (up to 24 bit/192 kHz) as well as Hi-Res Lossless throughout the service so listeners can experience the nuances of every performance. And with Spatial Audio, listeners can enjoy thousands of recordings from the best seat in the concert hall, immersed in a 360-degree soundscape where music comes from every direction, including above. Apple Music Classical’s Spatial Audio catalogue adds new albums every week as legendary recordings are remastered and contemporary performances are captured in Spatial Audio.
Expert Recommendations and Classical Insights – Apple Music Classical’s editors have created over 700 playlists to guide listeners through 800 years of music with more being added.
Exploration Made Easy – Apple Music Classical’s Browse tab helps listeners explore the largest classical catalogue in the world, guided by their interests, from composers, instruments, and periods, to conductors, orchestras, and choirs, as well as classical genres such as chamber music and stage works.
Exclusive New Artwork – listeners also enjoy exclusive new artwork, including hundreds of playlist covers, as well as unique, high-resolution digital portraits for many of the world’s greatest composers.
Partnerships with world renowned institutions– Apple Music has partnered with many of the greatest classical institutions in the world — including the Berlin Philharmonic, Carnegie Hall, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Philharmonic, Opéra National de Paris, the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, the San Francisco Symphony, and the Vienna Philharmonic — to bring Apple Music Classical listeners new, unique, and exclusive content and recordings.
- Apple Music Classical is available everywhere Apple Music is offered, excluding China, Japan, Russia, SouthKorea, TaiwanandTurkey.
- Existing Apple Music subscribers can immediately enjoy Apple Music Classical at no additional cost.
- To listen to music on Apple Music Classical, users must have an internet connection.
- For more information, visit apple.com/music and follow @appleclassical on Twitter.