Even Classical Record Labels Dumb Down their Music

Just yesterday, I wrote about a guest spot I did on the Conducting Business show, on WQXR, about streaming classical music. Today, in my email, I got the following from Decca Records:

Clasically chilled

This is how they’re selling classical music. As playlists of music “designed to help you unwind.” As if that – and elevators – is all that classical music is good for.

One note. I tried to access the Spotify playlist. It opened in my web browser, and, since I’ve removed Flash from my Mac, I was unable to log into Spotify. The playlist wouldn’t open in the Spotify app, and, when I searched for it in the app, I didn’t find it. Whatever.