Sick of inaccurate classical music emoji? Richard, aka thescientificviolist, a music student at the University of Edinburgh, has rated the violin emoji from Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook, Google and more, taking into account style and accuracy. What are your favourite – and least favourite – classical music emoji?
Curated clapping, and keeping mum between orchestral movements, was developed in the 20th century. But applause is most satisfying when it’s spontaneous – as artists know.