Rita Argauer writes today on the occasion of the “Planets” app on br-klassik.de:

“The question remains: Can an app replace the concert experience? Probably not. Classical music still sounds best live. And that’s not likely to change anytime soon. But if you think about it in terms of outreach, this kind of music-aesthetic experience is worth a lot. Because here, classical music is not explained in a dry or educational way. In the “Planets” app, music can be experienced in a low-threshold, good-sounding and technically fascinating and equally playful way. And it’s accessible to everyone, even to people who don’t usually get to hear classical music.”

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