Steemit's Best Classical Music Roundup [Issue #25]

3년 전
Finding and sharing the best classical music content on steemit!

March 25, 2018: In this issue:

  1. What's new and important?
  2. Thank you to our delegators
  3. Roundup issue #25
  4. Metrics
  5. What is this initiative?
  6. How you can help
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1. What's new and important?

  • If you haven't yet joined us in Discord for Classical-music, please do! Here is the invitation link -

  • Please follow the new support account for the #classical-music community, @classical-radio. This account will be posting "composer of the week" compendia as well as a variety of contests, resteems, and other posts.

  • If you would like to view #classical-music posts from a discussion oriented interface, please check out our Classical Music Forum on It is not necessary to use it for posting in order to take advantage of the discussion view, but by posting through that site, 4% of your post's rewards will go to support the web site, and 1% of your rewards will go to @classical-music, which is used exclusively to power votes for posts that relate to classical music.

  • We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all of the content creators who are helping #classical-music related posting to grow on steemit.

  • We would also like to express our gratitude to our Facebook audience for sharing and "Liking" our posts to help raise steemit awareness around the classical music community on facebook.

2. Thank you to our delegators

We spend a good number of hours each week voting to support quality authors in the classical music topic area. That support is made possible by steem power delegations from @cmp2020, @remlaps, and the sister account. Additional delegations are, of course, welcome!

3. Roundup issue #25

In the time since our last roundup post, we have shared 12 posts from the categories that we monitor on the Steemit's Best Classical Music Facebook page.

Here are the articles that we shared on Facebook. A few of them are still eligible for payout, so you know what to do!

AuthorTitlePotential Payout DateReward Sharing PotentialPost Image
@guifaquettiSteemit Open Mic Week 76 - Matteo Carcassi - Allegretto (EN - PT)Passed1/11
@musicapoeticaTelemann, Ouverture Bizarre (LIVE)Passed1/11
@grayartyMounsier's Almaine (Guitar)Passed1/11
@monadnockLike Learning to Talk!Passed1/11
@silentscreamerTchaikovsky, Violin solo from Swan Lake in Response to a Challenge!Passed1/11
@cmp20207 Pieces by Johann Sebastian Bach YOU should listen to this WeekPassedDeclined
@bernardtjamesArioso by Bernardt JamesPassed1/11
@bengyRecording is the death of MusicPassed1/11
@somtowSiam Sinfonietta plays Leia's ThemePassed1/11
@bengyBach-Boysen, Markuspassion II-19 (LIVE and unedited)March 281/11
@shemellWhy? (Zachem?) TchaikovskyMarch 281/11
@grayartyiTalent Round 2 Cavatina from The Deer Hunter for solo GuitarMarch 281/11

As with our previous roundup posts, each of these authors will receive a proportional share of this roundup post's liquid author rewards (Steem and SBD, not SteemPower).

note: Although we don't currently envision changing this practice, this reward sharing distribution is subject to change without notice, at our sole discretion.

4. Metrics

This section contains some metrics that we will be tracking as time goes on.

DateSteemit Followers# posts in monitored categories, last 7 daysFB LikesFB Reach
Aug 26, 201763373092
Sep 23, 20178941341
Sep 28, 201793223482
Oct 22, 2017101213343
Jan 2, 2018120273722
Jan 8, 2018123353831
Jan 14, 2018130353910
Feb 18, 2018150xx518
Feb 25, 2018160xx5284
Mar 4, 2018166xx53135
Mar 11, 2018174xx56283
Mar 18, 2018195xx57354
Mar 25, 2018208xx5772

xx - Because steemsql is now a paid service, we no longer have access to the data we were using to collect the "# posts in monitored categories" metrics. When time allows, we'll switch to using steem-python to collect this data. This may not be soon.

5. What is this initiative?

To introduce the wider community to, we launched the facebook page, Steemit's Best Classical Music, and we are monitoring a number of classical music related categories (and others) on steemit. We share the best posts that we find about classical music on our facebook page.

The point of this is to raise steemit awareness and visibility among people on facebook who share an interest in classical music. Additionally, to bring additional attention to the best articles and authors that we find, we recently began sharing periodic roundup articles here on steemit.

Sharing guidelines

Standards for sharing are subjective, but here are some guidelines to show the kinds of the things that we look for:

  • Original steem blockchain content
  • Attractive formatting
  • Well written grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.
  • Roughly 500 to 2,000 words in length
  • English language text (Sorry, that's the only one we know.)
  • Supplementary video embeds from other platforms - such as youtube - are encouraged when accompanied by original steem block chain content.
  • Word length expectations will be relaxed for videos of original performances or compositions by the steemit author.
  • Sharing of articles by a single author will be limited to about one or two per week.

6. How you can help.

This initiative is intended to promote steemit, and to strengthen the classical music ecosystem here, so if you share these goals we would appreciate your support! Here are some ways you can help:

  • Use the Classical Music Forum for posting in order to help increase the voting power that the @classical-music account brings to the community.
  • Contribute your own original content about classical music to the steem block chain.
  • If you have a facebook account, "Like" the Steemit's Best Classical Music Facebook page, and adjust the settings to see all of our posts.
  • Reshare articles from our facebook page with your facebook friends.
  • Resteem our roundup articles.
  • Use your upvotes to support the authors of articles that we find and share.
  • Let us know if there are any articles that we have overlooked.
  • Delegate steempower to the @classical-music account to give weight to our votes for authors of classical content.
  • Follow the @classical-music curation trail through
  • This is a user driven initiative with no whale support, and we're making it up as we go, so we enthusiastically welcome your ideas.

Thank you for your continued support and for taking the time to view this post!


Please visit the Steemit's Best Classical Music Facebook page and share our links to let classical music enthusiasts on facebook know about our little community here on the Steem block chain.
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Thanks @cheetah, Also numbers 1-15 and 17-24. ; -) That's the nature of a curation post like this. The content of importance does change with every post.


Why is 16 different?


cheetah had 16 covered. ; -)

wow classical music,,,
thanks for sharing

I'm brand new here and searched the classicalmusic tag and found you! Hope you'll check out my introduction post :).

Hi there! is the project classical music still going on? I hope so - however the last post is already 3 months old. let me know please!