Introducing Tonal

Tonal, a minimalist music app for collectors and audiophiles, is the latest product by International Classical Music Database. Read a series of articles on Tonal for more details.…

Privacy Policy for Tonal App

Privacy Policy International Classical Music Database built the Tonal app as a Commercial app. This SERVICE is provided by International Classical Music Database and is intended for use as is. This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information…

The Definitive Classical Music Experience, Part 2: Works

The image is Jieshi Diao Youlan, the oldest surviving piece of written music in the Far East. How a metadata engine defines the concept of works (musical compositions) affects the classical music experience a lot. Some newcomers still have no explicit modelling of that concept, what a pity! Classical music…

The Definitive Classical Music Experience, Part 1: Search

I'm writing a series of articles focusing on the fundamental elements of the definitive classical music experience we're pursuing. This is the first post in the series, on search. Let's skip the lesson of evaluating the current search experiences of main classical music streaming services. If you're interested, read the…

A Short List of Data Curator's Desk Reference

Here I'll list some of my desk reference which I always turn to first when planning a new metadata project of specific topic. It's a WIP. General / Single Volume Work The Oxford Dictionary of Music Last updated 2013 The Harvard Dictionary of Music Last updated 2003 All Music Guide to…