Apple Music Classical Expands Its Reach to iPad, Delivering an Enhanced Classical Music Experience

Apple has expanded the availability of its dedicated classical music streaming app, Apple Music Classical, to the iPad. The app was previously only available on iPhones and Android devices. The iPad version of Apple Music Classical brings the app’s extensive library of classical music, curated playlists, and educational resources to the larger screen of the iPad, offering an even more immersive and engaging experience for classical music enthusiasts.

Key Highlights

  • Apple Music Classical is now available on the iPad, bringing the app’s extensive classical music collection to the larger screen.
  • The app features a redesigned interface optimized for the iPad, including a navigation sidebar and a now-playing media controls toolbar.
  • Apple Music Classical offers high-quality audio streaming, up to 192 kHz Hi-Ress Lossless, and support for spatial audio.
  • The app includes a wealth of educational resources, such as composer biographies, descriptions of key works, and deep-dive guides.

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Apple Music Classical: A Dedicated Classical Music Experience

Apple Music Classical launched in March 2023 as a dedicated app for classical music lovers. The app features a curated selection of over 100,000 classical music recordings, spanning from the Baroque era to contemporary works. Apple Music Classical also includes hundreds of Essentials playlists, designed to introduce listeners to different periods, composers, and genres of classical music.

Enhanced Features on iPad

The iPad version of Apple Music Classical takes advantage of the larger screen to provide an enhanced user experience. The app features a redesigned interface with a navigation sidebar that makes it easy to browse by composer, work, genre, or era. There is also a now-playing media controls toolbar that provides quick access to playback controls, volume, and AirPlay settings.

High-Quality Audio and Spatial Audio Support

Apple Music Classical offers high-quality audio streaming, up to 192 kHz Hi-Ress Lossless, for those who want to hear their favorite classical recordings in pristine detail. The app also supports spatial audio, which creates an immersive surround sound experience that can make the listener feel like they are sitting in a concert hall.

Educational Resources for Deeper Exploration

Apple Music Classical is not just about listening to music; it’s also about learning about the music. The app includes a wealth of educational resources, such as composer biographies, descriptions of key works, and deep-dive guides for many important pieces of classical music. These resources can help listeners gain a deeper appreciation of the music they are listening to.

A Summary of Apple Music Classical on iPad

Apple Music Classical is a must-have app for any classical music lover. The app’s extensive library, curated playlists, high-quality audio, and educational resources make it the perfect way to explore the world of classical music. With the launch of the iPad version, Apple Music Classical is now even more accessible and enjoyable.

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Jamie Davidson

Jamie Davidson is the Marketing Communications Manager for Vast Conference, a meeting solution providing HD-audio, video conferencing with screen sharing, and a mobile app to easily and reliably get work done."