Nokia hires orchestra to compose ringtones

Nokia hires orchestra to compose ringtones

The Finnish mobile company has employed the 55-piece Bratislava Symphony Orchestra to create a range of 25 new ringtones for its latest Lumia smartphones.

Nokia decided to hire the orchestra, which also composed music for video games such as Assassins Creed and Sims 2, after a study revealed that classical music ringtones were the second most popular among mobile users.

Before being recorded with the 55 musicians, the pieces were composed by the mobile phone giant's in-house '...

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