Archive | November 2013

Classical Music and Social Media

According to an article in Los Angeles Times, “to many, digital media is the sound  of salvation for classical music. To others, it’s another power chord crushing the soul of the art from itself”(Kevin Berger). Lang Lang, one of the most famous classical pianists of this generation and one of the more interactive on social media, believes that social media is crucial for the modern music industry, “there needs to be more dialogue between musicians and scientists to create new software and apps” (“Midem”, 2013). However, he also stated, “no software can replicate human feeling” (qtd. in Classic fm).

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