So glad there’s a Classical Music category now on Google Play - more proof of why you should always be the loud minority and speak up.

So glad there’s a Classical Music category now on Google Play - more proof of why you should always be the loud minority and speak up.

fororchestra:

Google just released an interactive music timeline. It’s pretty fascinating, and all the albums link directly to Google Play (here’s my store).

But The Verge uncovered a haunting fact: “Not included on the chart is classical music, something Google says it’s excluded given that it’s typically cataloged by composition date, and not when it’s recorded.”

That would make sense but Classical Music is more than just dead composers from the 1400’s. Today there are plenty of orchestra musicians and composers, but since Classical Music isn’t included here then you completely, once again, beat the genre down and wonder why it can’t get up.

Google, you could’ve helped out a lot of classical/orchestra composers whose music is on Google Play and would benefit from the discovery. Now it’s just another depressing article about how Google, Twitter, Facebook, iTunes, and more continue to exclude the orchestra filed under my genre tag.

Update: The Verge author from my linked post above, good guy Josh Lowensohn:

fororchestra:

Google just released an interactive music timeline. It’s pretty fascinating, and all the albums link directly to Google Play (here’s my store).

But The Verge uncovered a haunting fact: “Not included on the chart is classical music, something Google says it’s excluded given that it’s typically cataloged by composition date, and not when it’s recorded.”

That would make sense but Classical Music is more than just dead composers from the 1400’s. Today there are plenty of orchestra musicians and composers, but since Classical Music isn’t included here then you completely, once again, beat the genre down and wonder why it can’t get up.

Google, you could’ve helped out a lot of classical/orchestra composers whose music is on Google Play and would benefit from the discovery. Now it’s just another depressing article about how Google, Twitter, Facebook, iTunes, and more continue to exclude the orchestra filed under my genre tag.

Update: The Verge author from my linked post above, good guy Josh Lowensohn:

Google just released an interactive music timeline. It’s pretty fascinating, and all the albums link directly to Google Play (here’s my store).

But The Verge uncovered a haunting fact: “Not included on the chart is classical music, something Google says it’s excluded given that it’s typically cataloged by composition date, and not when it’s recorded.”

That would make sense but Classical Music is more than just dead composers from the 1400’s. Today there are plenty of orchestra musicians and composers, but since Classical Music isn’t included here then you completely, once again, beat the genre down and wonder why it can’t get up.

Google, you could’ve helped out a lot of classical/orchestra composers whose music is on Google Play and would benefit from the discovery. Now it’s just another depressing article about how Google, Twitter, Facebook, iTunes, and more continue to exclude the orchestra filed under my genre tag.

Google just released an interactive music timeline. It’s pretty fascinating, and all the albums link directly to Google Play (here’s my store).

But The Verge uncovered a haunting fact: “Not included on the chart is classical music, something Google says it’s excluded given that it’s typically cataloged by composition date, and not when it’s recorded.”

That would make sense but Classical Music is more than just dead composers from the 1400’s. Today there are plenty of orchestra musicians and composers, but since Classical Music isn’t included here then you completely, once again, beat the genre down and wonder why it can’t get up.

Google, you could’ve helped out a lot of classical/orchestra composers whose music is on Google Play and would benefit from the discovery. Now it’s just another depressing article about how Google, Twitter, Facebook, iTunes, and more continue to exclude the orchestra filed under my genre tag.

classical music is tight yo

classical music is tight yo

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I would love to see a TON of classical musicians from Tumblr in this video. Pass this on if you know anyone else.

I would love to see a TON of classical musicians from Tumblr in this video. Pass this on if you know anyone else.

(via chrismohney)

Daft Punk ‘Around The World’
For Orchestra by Walt Ribeiro

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Boston ‘More Than A Feeling’
For Orchestra by Walt Ribeiro

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