Apple is entering the classical music streaming scene with their brand new Apple Music Classical app, available for pre-order in the Apple App store.
Subscribers can expect to access over 5 million tracks, including new releases in high-quality audio, as well as hundreds of curated playlists, thousands of exclusive albums, and more. Plus, enjoy composer bios and deep dives into key works.
Apple Music has made its move into the classical music market with the launch of its new app – Apple Music Classical. As part of its 2021 acquisition of Amsterdam-based streamer Primephonic, Apple Music is targeting classical music fans with this unique offering, setting it apart from rival Spotify’s AI and video-based discovery feeds.
Apple Music Classical App
Apple invites you to explore classical music with their app: Apple Music Classical. With it, you can easily search the world’s largest classical music catalog and be rewarded with the highest audio quality up to 192 kHz/24-bit Hi-Res Lossless.
Hear your favorites like never before with spatial audio and without ads. Plus, beginners can easily get acquainted with the genre through hundreds of Essentials playlists, composer biographies, deep-dive guides, and intuitive browsing features.
- Search the world’s largest classical music catalog
- Search by composer, work, conductor, or catalog number, and get quick access to specific recordings.
- Enjoy the highest audio quality (up to 192 kHz/24-bit Hi-Res Lossless)
- Hear classical favorites with Dolby Atmos spatial audio support
- Zero ads
- Hundreds of Essentials playlists, composer biographies, deep-dive guides and intuitive browsing features
- Stream via AirPlay on compatible wireless devices.
Apple Music Classical is now available for pre-order on the App Store and will be released on March 28th worldwide where Apple Music is offered with the exception of China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan with those regions to follow.
As of now, it will only be compatible with iOS devices running iOS 15.4 or later. It will be available for Android soon.
An Apple Music subscription is required, and the app is available across the Individual (US$10.99 / Rs. 99 in India), Student (US$5.99 / Rs. 59 in India)., and Family (US$16.99 / Rs. 149 in India) plans, as well as in Apple One bundles, but not with the Apple Music Voice Plan (US$4.99 / Rs. 49 in India).