Keyword: Classical Music

Measuring the ‘quality’ of symphony orchestra repertoires

This research was conducted by Mafalda Gómez‐Vega and Luis César Herrero‐Prieto at Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

Summary

This paper analysed the repertoire of 20 Spanish symphony orchestras between 2014 and 2017 using three measures of ‘quality’: contemporaneity, most well-known composers and conventionality. The researchers found that there …

People can develop a taste for classical music and opera throughout their lives

This research was conducted by Loretta Ho, Blair Wheaton and Shyon Baumann at the University of Toronto, Canada

Summary

This paper seeks to understand how people acquire the tastes and habits that lead to an appreciation of classical music and opera. The researchers looked at people who had music lessons during …

Using social media to attract music tourists

This research was conducted by Angela Besana and Annamaria Esposito at IULM University, Italy

Summary

This paper describes how 'marketing and fundraising impact the economic performances of American symphony orchestras and opera houses’. Specifically, it looked at the way that the organisations make use of social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and …

The experience of new audiences at classical music performances

This research was conducted by Melissa C. Dobson at the University of Sheffield, UK.

Summary

How can culturally active but non-classical-concert-going people appreciate orchestral music? This study investigates the perceptions and reactions of nine such individuals at three different orchestral concerts, with music ranging from well-known to previously unheard classical pieces …

By | 5 February 2018 |