In 2021, Apple acquired Primephonic, a service for high-quality streaming of classical music. The iPhone manufacturer then announced that it would launch its own classicApp to bring out which should be based on this purchase. However, this goal was not achieved. Since then, however, references to "Apple Music Classical" have been found in various source codes and betas. Now the time has come, in the iOS App Store for the Apple iPhone is the Apple Music Classical App (as an announcement) available. Anyone interested can be notified of the release. It is scheduled for March 28, 2023.
Apple Music Classical: Included with the Music subscription
Anyone who has already booked an Apple Music subscription can use the new Apple Music Classical app free of charge as soon as it is released. No separate subscription is required for classical music. So that the best sound quality comes from the iPhone or from connected headphones/speakers, there is the classic according to the app description "in the highest sound quality available“. What is meant by that Hi-Res Lossless with a maximum of 192 kHz and 24 bits. In addition to the pure offer of pieces of music, the app should also open the gates for all those who have not had anything to do with classical music - with hundreds of playlists, composer biographies, instructions for important works, etc.
Apple promises “the ultimate classic experience”
If you have an iPhone with at least iOS 15.4, an internet connection and an Apple ID that is linked to an active music subscription (no voice subscription), then according to the app description in the iOS App Store you can register with the new Apple Music Classical Get the “ultimate classic experience” app on your smartphone. More than 5 million titles are said to be available, including not only famous masterpieces but also new releases. Certain recordings should be able to be found by work name, conductor, composer and even catalog number. 3D audio with Dolby Atmos should also be supported - and of course AirPlay devices. All info can be found in the App Store.
After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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