An app all about classical music

Browse classical works and play in Apple Music on your iPhone and iPad

Apple App Store

Download Classical for free and access 20 composers and their works.
A one off in-app purchase unlocks over 200 composers.
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Features

Composers and works spanning 800 years

Explore Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, 20th Century, Post-War and 21st Century composers.

Find recordings of works on Apple Music

When you choose a work Classical automatically searches Apple Music for available recordings. Each recording shows just the tracks for the selected work. Track names are shown in full with the work name removed for readability. Apple Music subscribers can start playback from within the app.

Search and filter

Search by composer and work name. Filter works by chamber, vocal, keyboard, orchestral and stage.

Explore

See a timeline of composers from the 12th Century to the current day. Access detailed playlists of essential works. Links to Wikipedia for more information about composers and musical terminology.

FAQ

What do I need to run the app?

Classical is available for iPhones and iPads running iOS 13.2 or later.

Where does all the data come from?

Classical uses data from openopus.org. Information about composers comes from Wikipedia.

Is every single piece of classical music in here?

The Classical database currently features 24,947 works from 220 composers. If you have a composer or work you would like to see added get in touch!

Why do some works not find any recordings?

When you select a work Classical searches Apple Music using the work name and catalog number and then analyzes the results. This analysis relies on the title of the tracks in Apple Music and the associated metadata. More information...

How can I get in touch if I've got a problem?

If you have found a bug with Classical, or need help in using the app you can raise a ticket on our support center.