Composer of the Day

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017
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Description of App

Read concise, one-sentence biographies of classical composers, one biography per day, on each composer’s birthday. Learn why Igor Stravinsky was important, what inspired Robert Schumann, what major works Aaron Copland composed, and much more.

What does the composer of the day’s music sound like? Simply click on a link to iTunes.

These Composer of the Day biographies were created by Prof. Daniel Kazez, with the assistance of many music majors and alums at Wittenberg University, a small liberal arts college in Springfield, Ohio.

Version

1.5

Free or Paid

Free

Apple Watch Support

Not Known

Accessibility Comments

The screen reads well with VoiceOver.

VoiceOver Performance

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling

All buttons are clearly labeled.

Usability

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments

This app lists a composer who has a birthday on every day of the year. This provides a one sentence biography of each one with a link to their music in ITunes. This was developed by Professor Daniel Kazez and his students at Wittenberg College in Springfield, OH.

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