Remember LPs? Why internet helps young classical musicians surpass forerunners’ standards

//Remember LPs? Why internet helps young classical musicians surpass forerunners’ standards

Remember LPs? Why internet helps young classical musicians surpass forerunners’ standards

Today’s young classical musicians play to a higher standard than those of 30 years ago, says Gabriel Kwok, one of Hong Kong’s piano greats – and it’s all thanks to the internet.“Youngsters today can easily get hold of music recordings, for example, on YouTube or via downloading, whereas when I was young, we had to buy LPs [long-playing vinyl records] and then CDs, says Kwok, professor and head of keyboard studies at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.Youngsters today can easily get hold…

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