Harpsichord Meets iPad In NY Philharmonic Concerts

The new look of conductor's scores(Photo: Jason Weinberger (Flickr))
The new look of conductor's scores(Photo: Jason Weinberger (Flickr))

The saying goes, a picture paints a thousand words. But a photo that ran recently in the New York Times paints something more like a multi-tomed history of art music.

The photo, which accompanied a story about pianist-conductor Jeffrey Kahane’s recent performances with the New York Philharmonic, shows Kahane conducting from the harpsichord with the help of a musical score – on an iPad.

Take a look, and read more: Classical conducting? There’s an App for That (NYT)

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