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Good music education is not the recorder
Music education isn’t always that great. Just look to the recorder.
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A fraction of a second is all you need to feel the music
Your brain does not necessarily perceive the sounds in music simultaneously as they are being played. New research sheds light on musicians’ implicit knowledge of sound and timing.
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The rhythm of change: What a drum-beat experiment reveals about cultural evolution
Living organisms aren’t the only things that evolve over time. Cultural practices change, too, and in recent years social scientists have taken a keen interest in understanding this cultural evolution. Much research has focused on psychological factors among individuals, like
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‘It’s the screams of the damned!’ The eerie AI world of deepfake music
Artificial intelligence is being used to create new songs seemingly performed by Frank Sinatra and other dead stars. ‘Deepfakes’ are cute tricks – but they could change pop for ever
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Touch Training Technology Shows Promise for Making Sweet Piano Music
Haptic training could help expert musicians and top athletes break through their performance ceilings.
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‘A gamechanger for musicians’: app offers library of interactive sheet music
German startup Enote working on complex task of digitalising musical notation
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Why Do Pianists Know So Little About Pianos?
Unlike violinists or trumpeters, piano players rarely get to perform on their own instruments and must be adaptable.
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Helpful tips to improve your piano fingering
Fingering is a crucial element in piano playing and, surprisingly, it’s often overlooked even at advanced levels
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