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  1. Dave Brubeck, Jazz Composer, Pianist, Dead At 91

    December 05, 2012 12:07 PM EST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck, whose pioneering style in pieces such as "Take Five" caught listeners' ears with exotic, challenging rhythms, has died. He was 91. Brubeck died Wednesday morning of hea ...

  2. The Rise Of Classical Indie Labels

    December 21, 2011 12:30 PM EST With EMI in meltdown and money hardly pouring forth from the major labels into niche classical projects, it's no surprise that the U.K. classical world is taking matters into its own hands. The 2011 BPI figures show that existing classical in ...

  3. Report: EMI Puts 'For Sale' Sign On Abbey Road

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Abbey Road, the iconic London recording studios, has been put on the market by EMI, according to the Financial Times. EMI declined to comment to Billboard.biz on the prospective sale of the studios, immortalized by the 1969 Beatles album of the sa ...

  4. Lucian Grainge Leads Music Biz Contingent Honored By Queen

    December 31, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Group International chairman and chief executive Lucian Grainge heads the U.K. music biz names, ranging from film composers to veteran rockers, on the Queen’s traditional New Year Honors List. Grainge is named a Commander of the Or ...

  5. China Bound R2G, IODA To Launch Subscription Service

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to provide an alternative to pirated music, Beijing-based digital distribution service R2G is launching an online music subscription service in China that will feature songs from U.S.-based independent digital distributor Independent ...

  6. Kissin Signs With EMI Classics

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Famed Russian pianist Evgeny Kissin has joined the EMI Classics roster. His first release for label will be "Schumann Piano Concerto In A minor Op.54," and "Mozart Piano Concerto In C minor K.491 No.24" with the London Symphony ...

  7. New Startxt Mobile Service Shines For Indie Labels

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service allows indies to handle mobile services. Startxt Label, a new Web-based technology designed for helping small independent labels launch direct-to-consumer mobile-music services, goes live today (Oct. 26). It is an offshoot of a generic pla ...

  8. New Startxt Mobile Service Shines For Indie Labels

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Startxt Label, a new Web-based technology designed for helping small independent labels launch direct-to-consumer mobile-music services, goes live today (Oct. 26). Startxt Label, a new Web-based technology designed for helping small independent la ...

  9. Panel: Classical Might Ally With Digital

    May 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Digital technology could end up being the saviour of an uncertain international classical-music industry, speakers concluded at a panel discussion in London yesterday evening (May 17). Digital technology could end up being the saviour of an uncert ...

  10. Mundi's 'Figaro' Tops Gramophone Honors

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mozart's opera "The Marriage of Figaro," conducted by Rene Jacobs and released by French indie label Harmonia Mundi, was named record of the year at the Gramophone Awards, which annually honor classic Mozart's opera "The M ...

  11. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" starting the second week in Best Buy has scored an exclusive dea ...

  12. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John, Billboard.biz has learned. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal ...

  13. Best Buy Lands Elton John Exclusive

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy has scored an exclusive deal for a DVD boxed set by Elton John. The Minneapolis-based retailer will exclusively sell "Dream Ticket -- Four Destinations: Four DVDs" starting the second week in Best Buy has scored an exclusive dea ...

  14. Van Morrison To Headline New U.K. Festival

    January 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Van Morrison is to headline the opening night of the inaugural Blenheim Palace Music Festival, set for July 1-3 in the Great Court at English stately home Blenheim Palace in Woodstock, northwest of Ox Van Morrison is to headline the opening night ...