The new Shazam app for iOS adds support for Apple Music Classical app. Now, users can open any classical song they Shazam in the Apple Music Classical app.
Apple Music Classical debuted on March 28, 2023, as a standalone app available for download from the App Store. It offers a comprehensive collection of over five million classical music tracks. This dedicated app is the result of Apple’s acquisition of Primephonic, a streaming service based in Amsterdam. While the app can be downloaded for free, an Apple Music subscription is required to access its full range of features.
Shazam and Apple Music Classical make it easy to search for classical gems
The integration of Shazam with Apple Music Classical means that users can easily transfer their identified classical tracks to the specialized app. All it takes is a simple tap on the menu icon on the track page within the latest version of Shazam, followed by the selection of “Open in Classical.” This seamless transition opens up a world of additional information about the piece that was previously unavailable on Shazam.
Within Apple Music Classical, users can explore hundreds of playlists tailored to different moods and occasions, as well as search for specific recordings by composer, work, conductor, or catalog number. The app also offers deep-dive guides, descriptions of key works, and thousands of composer biographies.
One noteworthy feature is the collection of digital portraits commissioned by Apple, showcasing the most prominent classical music maestros. These high-resolution portraits, such as those of Ludwig van Beethoven, Frédéric Chopin, and Johann Sebastian Bach, can be found on the artist bio pages within the app, with more portraits set to be added over time.
By bridging the gap between Shazam and Apple Music Classical, Apple has created a seamless experience for classical music enthusiasts. Whether you’re discovering a new classical piece or delving into the works of a favorite composer, the ability to easily transition from identification to exploration provides a richer and more immersive experience. So, next time you Shazam a classical masterpiece, be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to dive deeper into the world of classical music with Apple Music Classical.