DW launches classical music YouTube channel | Music | DW

Deutsche Welle launched its DW Classical Music YouTube channel on Wednesday, right in time for the start of Beethoven’s 250th birthday celebrations, and right in tune, too!  Many of the first videos on the platform focus on the German composer, including a recording of his Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral” and interviews with leading contemporary conductors… Continue reading DW launches classical music YouTube channel | Music | DW

Friday Night Dialogues | Shelter Island Reporter

COURTESY PHOTOThe Nov. 15 Friday Night Dialogues will share the story of acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz. Acclaimed composer and musicologist Arthur O. Chitz’s life was tragically cut short during the Holocaust and his musical legacy erased from history. On Friday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. at the library’s Friday Night Dialogues, Shelter… Continue reading Friday Night Dialogues | Shelter Island Reporter

Ireland says Brexit deal is not yet close but mood music has improved

FILE PHOTO: Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney attends a conference in Paris, France, August 28, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – Britain and the European Union are not yet close to a Brexit deal that could safely resolve the Irish border riddle and London needs to come up with serious proposals, but the mood… Continue reading Ireland says Brexit deal is not yet close but mood music has improved

Julie Andrews moans about the Alpine weather during Sound of Music

The hills are alive… with the sound of Julie Andrews moaning! Actress reveals how classic movie scene was blighted by rainy Alpine weather and the helicopter film crew By Eleanor Sharples For The Daily Mail Published: 21:19 EDT, 4 September 2019 | Updated: 21:26 EDT, 4 September 2019 Dame Julie Andrews, 83, spoke about her… Continue reading Julie Andrews moans about the Alpine weather during Sound of Music

Alexa Now Supports Apple Music in Germany, France, Italy, and Spain [Updated]

Apple Music will be available to stream on German Echo devices via Alexa from today, reports regional tech blog ifun.de. We’ve not received official confirmation, but if Germany’s Alexa rollout follows a similar pattern to other countries, it should mean Apple Music subscribers who own an Echo device, Amazon Fire TV, or Alexa-enabled Sonos speaker… Continue reading Alexa Now Supports Apple Music in Germany, France, Italy, and Spain [Updated]

11 music-themed hotels from Disney’s All-Star Music Resort in Florida to London’s Hard Rock Hotel

These toe-tapping hotels might just strike the right chord with music lovers. MailOnline Travel has scoured the world for the best music-inspired spots in which to rest your head for the night, from a disco-themed room in Germany complete with a spot-lit bed to a swanky suite in Taipei dedicated to the composer Chopin. Scroll… Continue reading 11 music-themed hotels from Disney’s All-Star Music Resort in Florida to London’s Hard Rock Hotel

Amazon Music cuts monthly price to 99 cents for students with Prime subscription

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) on Tuesday lowered the price of its paid music service to 99 cents per month from $4.99 for students with a Prime subscription. New and current student members… Continue reading Amazon Music cuts monthly price to 99 cents for students with Prime subscription