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This page will show people who are interested in classical music where to start listening...

  • see this last.fm account for one result


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Here's a comparison for some last.fm groups:

last.fm group members
Classical 6043
Conductors 67
20th Century Classical 1230
Baroque 1133
Mozart 765
sum: 9238

results

the top10 characteristic artists from the first 5 groups are:

artist name last.fm page Wikipedia article plays on last.fm listeners
on last.fm
average play per listener my plays on last.fm
Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven 18,845,951 1,303,835 14.5 27
Johannes Brahms Johannes Brahms 4,291,670 537,793 8.0 5
Johann Sebastian Bach Johann Sebastian Bach 22,903,115 948,415 24.1 51
Franz Schubert Franz Schubert 4,407,493 571,797 7.7 9
Antonín Dvořák Antonín Dvořák 3,461,709 457,619 7.6 49
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 22,368,797 1,032,271 21.7 28
Sergei Rachmaninoff Sergei Rachmaninoff 3,904,435 403,386 9.7 164
Georg Friedrich Händel Georg Friedrich Händel 5,305,454 530,078 10.0 25
Franz Liszt Franz Liszt 2,962,465 421,641 7.0 12
Franz Joseph Haydn Franz Joseph Haydn 3,554,184 440,234 8.1 6

so, let's add the next 2 groups, which adds these artists to the top:

artist name last.fm page Wikipedia article plays on last.fm listeners
on last.fm
average play per listener my plays on last.fm
Glenn Gould Glenn Gould 6,881,348 171,128 40.2
Edvard Grieg Edvard Grieg 3,789,771 468,404 8.1 166
Antonio Vivaldi Antonio Vivaldi 11,689,368 731,590 16.0 96

and now let's mix this with some instruments (cello, harpsichord, piano) from the next 4 groups...

which adds 6 more to the top:

artist name last.fm page Wikipedia article plays on last.fm listeners
on last.fm
average play per listener my plays on last.fm
Maurice Ravel Maurice Ravel 2,296,026 359,096 6.4 66
Erik Satie Erik Satie 7,428,775 433,029 17.2 14
Claude Debussy Claude Debussy 6,225,996 540,047 11.5 67
Robert Schumann Robert Schumann 2,380,718 359,695 6.6 120
Felix Mendelssohn Felix Mendelssohn 2,832,570 431,566 6.6 11
Dmitri Shostakovich Dmitri Shostakovich 2,447,222 317,319 7.7 114

background info

  • I'll add more last.fm groups in the future + merge the results...
    • please suggest some groups which will fit into this analysis, thx
    • and yes... it's clear that different selection of groups at begin will generate slightly different artists, therefore have patience :-)
  • I'm using this last.fm tool for generating: group artist matcher
  • this is part of the series: Group artist matcher

see also

external

  • comment (at last.fm group: Classical)

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