The Los Angeles Philharmonic is really capitalizing on the arrival of their new music director, Gustavo Dudamel. They'll be webcasting his inaugural concert and you can play Bravo Gustavo, the conducting game--even on your iPhone! Remaking the orchestra for the 21st century, hope everyone else is taking notes.
The British Music Library is now offering its entire recordings archive online! There are 28,000 recordings (over 2000 hours!) of music from every continent in the world, and the earliest recordings are from 1898. Good stuff.
We're taking a break from posting as we gear up for the fall, but don't despair, we'll be back with a vengeance soon. In the meantime chew on this delicious nugget of perspective from Clive Thompson via Wired.