London, 29th May 2019
Classical Music Magazine The Strad Sells Subscriptions To Digital Archive
The Strad, the authoritative voice in the world of string music, has partnered with digital providers Exact Editions to offer subscriptions to institutions and individuals around the world. Over 60 issues spanning 5 years have been expertly digitised into a state-of-the-art archive, allowing unlimited access to a treasure trove of fully-searchable music content at the click of a button.
Since its launch in 1890, The Strad has educated its readers through entertaining features, insightful commentary pieces and thoughtful analysis on a wide range of topics relevant to string teachers, players, students, instrument makers and enthusiasts alike. Each monthly issue keeps subscribers up-to-date with the latest news, groundbreaking research and all aspects of playing.
The innovative features of the new digital archive make it ideal for either personal use or academic or professional research in an institutional setting; the seamless cross-platform browsing experience means issues can be accessed on web, iOS and Android devices, and the platform offers the facility to share and cite each and every article or review from the publication.
The Strad is available in the Exact Editions institutional and individual shops here:
Product Director Alex McLachlan said: “We’re pleased to be able to offer a digital archive of The Strad to institutions with robust music faculties around the world. The magazine’s meticulous coverage of all parts of the string instrument world will ensure that this new enhanced level of access to the latest issues and archive is extremely valuable.”
Managing Director of Exact Editions, Daryl Rayner, commented: “The new possibility of digital subscriptions to the archive grants the publishers an opportunity for lucrative revenue. The cutting-edge search functions and cross-platform access in particular make it an indispensable resource for anyone in the industry.”