To accompany my article on music streaming services that you might wish to choose as alternatives to Spotify, here is a set of five screenshots from each contender, grouped to show how each of them tackles a particular task. Do click on the double-headed arrow in the top right of each picture if you want to see it at full size.

Home pages

This is the first thing you see on each of the six apps, except for Apple Music where you may need to click on "Browse" to get here, and Tidal where I selected "Classical" from the genre drop down.[big

Idagio


Primephonic


Apple


Qobuz


Spotify


Tidal


Search results for "st matthew passion"

This is the result of searching for "st matthew passion". I've then gone down to the "albums" section (or "works" from Idagio) and clicked "show all" or equivalent.

Idagio


Primephonic


Apple


Qobuz


Spotify


Tidal


Detail page with playback

Here is what you see when you've clicked on the found album, scrolled down to the first track and pressed play.


Idagio


Primephonic


Apple


Qobuz


Spotify


Tidal


New releases

Here, I've found my way to the closest I could get to a list of newly released classical albums.

Idagio


Primephonic


Apple


Qobuz


Spotify


Tidal


Playlists

Where possible, I've found a list of playlists curated by artists. In the case of Spotify, this is one list that their AI generated for me based on a classical artist I had been listening to.

Idagio


Primephonic


Apple


Qobuz


Spotify


Tidal

That's all for now. Please refer back to the main article for my summary of the different services and recommendations.