Changelog - Naxos MusicBox

June 2021

• 8.6.21: Instruments / Recorder / Play More Music! – Michel Meynaud cat. no. corrected to 8.557191SD

• 8.6.21: Instruments / Violin / A Little History: cat. no. corrected to 8.550402

• 8.6.21: Composers / Cage / Play Music! (spotlight track) – title of ‘Music for Two’ corrected to ‘Two’

• 8.6.21: Composers / Beethoven / Play Music! (spotlight track) – audio of Symphony No. 9 extract replaced, and ‘part of’ added into second sentence of the blurb about it

• 8.6.21: Images insts-hn and insts-hn-double replaced in the media library with versions that show the horn the right way up; insts-hn-double replaced accordingly in the French horn page

• 7.6.21: Update: new homepage banners for both Family and School (slightly different in each); ‘new’/‘updated’ flags removed from all previous posts and the following published (with ‘new’ flags):
Activities / With a teacher: Asia, Europe, Joplin, Polar Regions, South America, Making Music: Meerkats
Activities / Google: Violin, Piano, Flute, Mozart, Beethoven
Activities / Guided: Making Music: Meerkats
All also linked to as ‘related activities’ in the activities tab on their relevant sections.

• 7.6.21: Composers / Wagner: Playlists introduction sentence added; Playlist 1 (Opera Overtures and Preludes): artists corrected for Die Meistersinger

• 7.6.21: Composers / Vivaldi / final playlist (Opera): ‘(extracts)’ added after the work title ‘Griselda, RV 718’

• 7.6.21: Composers / Schoenberg / Playlist 1 (Early Schoenberg): cat. no. corrected for Gurre-Lieder extracts

• 7.6.21: Composers / Shostakovich / Play Music! (spotlight track) – Symphony No. 10 cat. no. and audio corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Sibelius / Play Music! (spotlight track): ‘III. Alla marcia’ added to ‘Karelia Suite, Op. 11’ title

• 7.6.21: Composers / Tchaikovsky / Play Music! (spotlight track): ‘III. Allegro con fuoco’ added to ‘Piano Concerto No. 2 in G major, Op. 44’

• 7.6.21: Composers / Purcell / Playlist 2 (Instrumental Works): Four-Part Fantazias: track titles corrected; ‘Fantazia Upon One Note in F major, Z. 745’ – lower-case ‘m’ on ‘major’; Suite No. 8 Z no. corrected to 669.

• 7.6.21: Composers / Joplin / Playlist 1: cat. no. for A Mexican Serenade and The Easy Winners corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Pärt / Spotlight track 3: ‘M’ of second ‘Mirror’ capitalised; Playlist 3 (Instrumental and Chamber Works), final work: audio and catalogue number corrected, and translation added to title

• 7.6.21: Composers / Price / Playlist 1: cat. no. for Symphony No. 4 corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Haydn / Playlist 3 (Piano Works): track titles corrected for Piano Sonata No. 33; Playlist 4 (Chamber Music): String Quartet No. 63: track 2 title corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Handel / Playlist 3 (Celebratory Music): Water Music Suite 1: track 2 title corrected; Water Music Suite 2: tracks 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 deleted (they were part of Water Music Suite 3); Playlist 4 (Keyboard and Chamber Music): title of ‘Keyboard Suite No. 2…’ corrected to ‘Keyboard Suite No. 5 in E major, HWV 430’; Playlist 5 (Opera): audio for track 2 (Lascia ch’io pianga) corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Copland / Playlist 1: title of ‘Rodeo’ modified (‘Four Dance Episodes’ removed)

• 7.6.21: Composers / Elgar / Playlist 2: track title altered to ‘But Hark! A Grand Mysterious Harmony’

• 7.6.21: Composers / Fauré / Playlist 3: cat. no. and track nos. (in back end) for Dolly Suite corrected; Playlist 4 Piano Quartet: Philip Dukes credit changed to ‘viola’

• 7.6.21: Playlists / Sea in Music: audio for tracks 11, 12 and 21 corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Britten / Playlist 3: cat. no. of Nocturnal after John Dowland corrected

• 7.6.21: Composers / Chopin / Playlist 1: keys corrected for Mazurkas Nos. 31 (Op. 50 No. 2) & 32 (Op. 50 No. 3)

• 7.6.21: Composers / Stravinsky / Play Music: Agon audio replaced and title revised

• 7.6.21: Voices / Soprano / Playlist 3: La traviata composer corrected to Verdi

• 7.6.21: Voices / Bass / Playlist 2 (Comic or Light-hearted Basses): audio for ‘Udite, udite’ updated

• 7.6.21: Composers / Adams / Playlist 2 (Pieces for Piano): Maarten van Veen added to artist list

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Woodwind Family: Playlist 2 title changed to ‘Ensemble Music’ and Mozart work title corrected

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Bassoon: credits and cat. no. corrected for ‘The high bassoon solo at the beginning of Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Recorder / Playlist 3: audio for Michel Meynaud Recorder Sonata replaced.

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Violin: A Little History: audio for Corelli track corrected

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Viola: Inside the Orchestra: audio and catalogue number corrected for Haydn Quartet

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Cello: Play More Music – Schubert Piano Quintet corrected to String Quintet

• 7.6.21: Instruments / Double bass: Play More Music  / Selected Extracts: ‘extract’ deleted from title and track metadata after ‘The Elephant’

• 4.6.21: Activities (Schools version only): Film & TV: Road Rescue: ‘Road Rescue’ added into Activity title in back end, so appears as part of the page title; line 1 of on-screen text: ‘audio’ changed to ‘video’

• 3.6.21: Activities (consumer version only): Film & TV: Road Rescue: final bullet-point corrected to be part of main text beneath bullet-points: ‘You can use the printout sheet…’; text beginning ‘Look for any moments…’ converted to Key Note box; ‘Video 1’ removed as credit for the video (no credit needed); paragraph 2: ‘silent’ added before ‘film’; Printout PDF updated with title of ‘Timeline Sheet’ and not specific activity title

• 3.6.21: Activities (Schools version only): Film & TV: Road Rescue: Teacher Sheet: second sentence of on-screen text updated; icons changed to ‘Play Film’ and ‘Use Printout’; ‘Road Rescue’ added to footer – so new documents uploaded; paragraph 2 of on-screen text updated; paragraph 3 of on-screen text converted to Key Note; ‘Video 1’ credit removed; Printout PDF updated with title of ‘Timeline Sheet’ and not specific activity title

May 2021

• 26.5.21: Contact Us: Sweden restored to the list of contacts

• 24.5.21: ‘Instructions/Information’ deleted from the top of the following ‘With a teacher’ class activities: Out of this World; Gravity; Planets; Orchestra; Woodwind

• 20.5.21: Homepage design modified and banners added to all user profiles (three for Teacher; two for Student and Parent – Child also added but not enabled as a profile yet).

• 20.5.21: Composers / Mozart: Playlist 5, Sacred Music: Requiem: added a sentence in the blurb about the basset horn (‘Near the very beginning…’), and altered the following, final sentence.

• 3.5.21: Stage & Screen / Film & TV, Ballet, Opera, Musicals: corrections where composer was duplicated and not displaying correctly (deleted from Work Title field and selected from Composer field)

April 2021

• 28.4.21: Composers / Joplin: Playlist 1, blurb for The Easy Winners: deleted ‘Inventive and cheeky’ from beginning of penultimate sentence.

• 25.4.21: Instruments / Trumpet: Play More Music / Playlist 3 (Jazz Trumpet): Charlie Parker (1920–1955) Barbados: text updated with two new sentences (from ‘Even though improvising…’)

• 25.4.21: Instruments / Cello: playlist 2 (Cello and Orchestra): audio corrected for Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1

• 21.4.21: Dictionary: correction to ‘circular breathing’ (‘pushing the air‘)

• 14.4.21: Stage & Screen / Film & TV: Storyline X 12 & Making Music: Road Rescue added as related activities

• 14.4.21: Music Around the World / Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America: Google Quizzes added as related activities

• 14.4.21: Dictionary: Blues, Lyricist added

• 13.4.21: ‘How To Use’ section published, located in the footer beneath ‘Help & Information’.

• 13.4.21: Instruments / Flute: correction under ‘Special Effects’ (‘and out comes an exciting, shivery kind of sound’)

• 10.4.21: Activities: landing page descriptions for Teachers, Students, Parents and Children separately updated; ‘With a teacher’ description updated

• 9.4.21: Dictionary: Drone, Chromatic scale, Pentatonic scale, Circular breathing, Heterophony added; Unison, Texture, Octave updated

• 9.4.21: Activities: layout updated

• 9.4.21: Activities: Google Classroom section added in ‘With a teacher’ – with six activities (marked beta)

• 8.4.21: Instruments / Piano / Playlist 4 (Duets): audio for Dvořák Slavonic Dances corrected to piano not orchestra

• 7.4.21: Instruments: video clips added to Viola, Flute, Oboe, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Timpani, Xylophone, Snare Drum, Tambourine, Wood Block

• 7.4.21: Terms of Use: added Third-party Software Disclaimer

• 7.4.21: Activities / With a teacher / Film & TV / Heroes: ‘with a teacher’ added to the activity title

• 7.4.21: Instruments / Violin: Playlist 2 (Violin and Orchestra): Typo in blurb corrected (‘He wrote the concerto in memory of his father…’)

• 7.4.21: Composers: Joplin added

March 2021

• 31.3.21: Music Around the World / Oceania: Didgeridoo paragraph updated

• 30.3.21: Music Around the World / Africa: related ‘With a teacher’ activity added

• 30.3.21: Activities / With a teacher / Music Around the World: Africa added

• 30.3.21: Dictionary: ‘call and response’ and ‘introduction’ added; ‘a cappella’ updated

• 30.3.21: Activities / Guided: Making Music: Road Rescue added

• 30.3.21: Activities / With a teacher: Making Music: Road Rescue added

• 30.3.21: Music Around the World: South America and Oceania updated with new maps, additional countries listed (numbering altered accordingly), and four more tracks each (inserted alphabetically)

• 29.3.21: Age on landing page altered to 4–14

• 25.3.21: Contacts for education: Iain Willis changed to Julian Edwards

• 23.3.21: Credits: Anne Ruddock added to Contributors

• 23.3.21: Composers / Saint-Saëns: related ‘With a teacher’ activity added 

• 23.3.21: Composers / Tchaikovsky: related ‘With a teacher’ activity added 

• 23.3.21: Activities / With a teacher / Composers: Tchaikovsky added

• 22.3.21: Instruments: video clips added to Violin, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, Piano, Clarinet, Bassoon, Percussion, Bass Drum, Castanets and Tam-tam

• 22.3.21: Composers: William Grant Still added.

• 22.3.21: Added ‘Anne Ruddock’ to dropdown menu of Activity contributors

• 21.3.21: ‘New’ and ‘Updated’ flag facility added.

• 19.3.21: ‘Compose’ added to Dictionary

• 8.3.21: Music Around the World: countries moved to the start of work titles, in caps

• 1.3.21: Florence Beatrice Price added to Composers

February 2021

• 24.2.21: Composers / Mendelssohn: Play More Music, Playlist 3, work 2: title of ‘Hear My Prayer’ altered to exclude ‘O for the Wings of a Dove’ and blurb revised

• 24.2.21: Composers / Bernstein: Play More Music, Playlist 2, work 4 (Serenade): ‘Eryximachos’ corrected to ‘Eryximachus’

• 24.2.21: Composers / Berlioz: Play More Music, Playlist 2, work 2 (L‘enfance du Christ): ‘response’ changed to ‘repose’ in track 3 title

• 24.2.21: Composers / Beethoven: Play More Music, Playlist 2, work 3 (Fidelio): ‘Kurt Moll, bass (Rocco)’ correctly ordered

• 24.2.21: Composers / J.S. Bach: Play More Music, Playlist 4, work 2: spelling of ‘Ottorino’ corrected in text

• 24.2.21: Composers / J.S. Bach: Play More Music, Playlist 3, work 2: umlaut added on ‘zurück’ in work title

• 24.2.21: Composers / J.S. Bach: Play More Music, Playlist 3, work 1: spelling of Müller-Brühl corrected

• 24.2.21: Composers / J.S. Bach: Play More Music, Playlist 1, work 5: spelling of Bourrée corrected

• 24.2.21: Composers / J.S. Bach: Play More Music, Playlist 1, work 5: BWV no. added (1067)

• 24.2.21: Composers / C.P.E. Bach: Play Music, track 3: Wq 26 altered to Wq 166

• 24.2.21: Composers / Brahms: Play More Music, Playlist 2, work 2: duplicated nos. in track titles rectified

• 24.2.21: Composers / Bruckner: Play More Music, Playlist 1, work 2, track 2 & work 3, track 3: info added in ‘caption’ field of database

• 24.2.21: Composers / Chopin: Play Music, track 1 / Play More Music, Playlist 1, works 7 & 8: ‘pianist’ changed to ‘piano’

• 24.2.21: Composers / Debussy: Play More Music, Playlist 1, work 4: cat. no. corrected

• 24.2.21: Composers / Fauré: main text: hyperlink on ‘Wagner’ corrected

• 24.2.21: Composers / Fauré: Play More Music, Playlist 3, work 1: track nos. added in metadata

• 24.2.21: Composers / Fauré: Play More Music, Playlist 3, work 6: audio files corrected

• 15.2.21: 12 ‘Storyline’ activities added to Activities / With a teacher / Film & TV

• 15.2.21: 12 ‘Storyline’ activities added to Activities / Guided / Film & TV

• 4.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Instruments / Percussion: deleted ‘and Keyboards’ from the title on screen

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Outer Space: Blast Off: corrections to Teacher Sheet Section 2 (‘The speed of the pulse…’ put into pupil rather than teacher font), Section 3 (answer numbers corresponding to image) and Media Credits (‘Pavel’ in bold)

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Opera: Epic Stories: correction to Teacher Sheet Media Credits, Audio 5 (‘Temporale’ instead of Overture)

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Opera: Serious or Comic: Teacher Sheet Media Credits Audio 1, ‘Work title’ put into bold

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Stravinsky: Teacher Sheet, Section 2: references to audio corrected to Section 2 instead of 1; Media Credits Audio 1: bold added on ‘Naxos cat. no.’

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Music for Little Voices: Sweetly Sings the Donkey: Section 3 printout 1: card on bottom right corrected to ‘Dog’ from ‘Donkey’

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Film & TV: Tension & Suspense: definition of ‘Pedal’ updated in Glossary, and bold text for Media Credits, Audio 2, ‘Track titles’

• 3.2.21: Activities / With a teacher / Film & TV: Villains: text added at the beginning of Section 3 for the teacher, beginning ‘This activity works well in pairs…’

January 2021

• 29.1.21: Activities / With a teacher: Bach, J.S.: enlarged Image 1

• 28.1.21: Composers / Mendelssohn: erroneous reference to track 7 of CD 1 deleted in Elijah Work Source Tracks metadata

• 28.1.21: Composers / Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 29 in B flat major, Op. 106 (‘Hammerklavier’): missing ‘V.’ added to final movement title; quote marks removed from Diabelli Variations final movement (text in Description field moved to Caption field)

• 28.1.21: Composers / Berlioz: Grande Messe des Morts, track 4 (IX. Sanctus): title corrected (artists and title fields swapped)

• 28.1.21: Composers / Bartók: related activity corrected

• 25.1.21: ‘Ballet Stories’ added to Audiobooks section

• 22.1.21: Definition of ‘Pedal’ updated in Dictionary and glossary of Activities / With a teacher / Tension & Suspense

• 22.1.21: Correction to Teacher Sheet of Activities / With a teacher / Planets: Outer Space (missing question mark in Section 1, sentence 1)

• 22.1.21: Corrections to Activities / With a teacher / Bach, J.S. (Teacher PDF and on-screen refs to audio 4 and 5, duplication of ‘Tempo’ in glossary)

• 19.1.21: Updated category description for Activities / Guided

• 18.1.20: Correction to the audio for Cello Concerto No. 1 in Composers / Shostakovich / Playlists – Orchestral Works

• 18.1.20: Order of sections updated on the homepage, in the drop-down menu, and in the footer (Activities swapping with Playlists)

• 13.1.20: FAQs added

• 12.1.20: Activities / With a teacher / Stage & Screen / ‘Opera: Meet the Singers’: Audio tracks in section 2 corrected to be Audio 1–6 instead of of 7–10

• 6.1.21: Activities / With a teacher / Other Topics / ‘Descriptive Music: Carnival of the Animals’ activity: updated with additional resources and sections

December 2020

• 11.12.20: New WP theme released

• 11.12.20: Suzuki Violin, Vols 1–8 added to Playlists

• 11.12.20: Music Around the World section added

• 11.12.20: ‘Descriptive Music: Carnival of the Animals’ activity added to Activities / With a teacher / Other Topics

• 11.12.20: Opera: Look, Listen & Answer added to Activities / Interactive

• 4.12.20: Bass trombone image updated in Instruments/Trombone

• 1.12.20: My First Christmas Playlist added

November 2020

• Updated Adams Look, Listen and Answer PDF, correcting answer to Question 3

• C.P.E. Bach Word Search puzzle and solution PDFs corrected

• ‘Greensleeves’ corrected in Vaughan Williams Word Search puzzle and solution

October  2020

• Voices landing page: correction to spelling of vocal cords

• ‘Sea in Music’ playlist added

September 2020

• Ballet, Film & TV, Opera, Musicals: Playlists Title ‘Play More Music!’ changed to ‘Play Music’, and Playlists Introductory Sentences updated.

July 2020

• Public launch

June 2020

• Private beta