Bratislavia Symphony Orchestra hired by Nokia for ringtones
Nokia said they decided to hire the orchestra after a study revealed that classical music ringtones were the second most popular.
According to the Telegraph, the pieces were composed by the mobile phone giant’s in-house ‘sound designers’ before being recorded with the 55 members of the orchestra.
Some of the recordings are already available on the new Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820. They will be available on some soon-to-be released smartphone models.
Aleksi Eeben, a sound designer at Nokia, said: “The 25 original pieces, called ‘miniatures’ were composed by five Nokia Design in-house sound designers.