Herbert Blomstedt: The interview

Michael White (Gramophone magazine) writes: Like popes, conductors tend to carry on until they drop; and although Herbert Blomstedt insists that’s as far as comparisons go, he does happen to share with the current incumbent of the Holy See an 85th birthday this year – which (very like the pontiff) he’s facing in robust health, […]

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HEADPHONES: Why don’t audio engineers use high-end headphones?

James Harward, works at James Harward ProductionsUpdated September 19, 2018 · Upvoted by Michiel Lombaers, 30 years as a sound engineer writes … Audio engineers typically do use high-end headphones, just not high-end consumer headphones. There is a difference from headphones that are meant for studio use (mixing) vs. what is used for listening to […]

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Top 10 Baroque Period Composers

Coming in at number one is Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750), one of the best-known of all composers in classical music. Bach was born into one of the great musical families of the day. A natural genius at the keyboard, he mastered the organ and harpsichord and was simply a brilliant composer. Bach brought baroque music […]

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SPOTIFY: An ITIL® Case Study

Spotify is the largest global music streaming subscription service. It is building a two-sided music marketplace for users and artists, which is powered by data, analytics, and software. In this case study, Ola Källgården reveals how Olingo, a Swedish management consulting company, helped Spotify to embrace the principles of ITIL. https://www.axelos.com/case-studies-and-white-papers/spotify-itil-case-study

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