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How Music Strengthens the Brain
Music soothes, energizes and inspires. It also fortifies pathways in your brain that neurologists say can lead to a better understanding of cognition and dementia.
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Thanks to TikTok, Gen Z is getting down with Beethoven and Bach
Spencer Rubin amassed 32.5 million views and 867,000 followers on TikTok for his relatable and comedic videos. However, the Long Island native is not performing choreographed dances or posting about intimate relationships — he plays the oboe.
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The Sound of Silence: What Happens When Our Brains Imagine Music?
In a pair of new studies, researchers have shown how our brains continue to activate in response to music, even when listening to gaps between notes and when imagining music without sound.
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Asian Composers Reflect on Careers in Western Classical Music
For all their shared experiences, each of these five artists has a unique story of struggles and triumphs.
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She Was Music’s Greatest Teacher. And Much More.
A festival broadens our understanding of Nadia Boulanger, the pathbreaking composer, conductor and thinker.
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The importance of tertiary music education
Ask music companies what they’re looking for at job interviews, and different elements are brought up.
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6 Reasons to Take Music as Your Minor
Getting a minor comes with so many benefits. For starters, you have to take up fewer classes because the credit requirements are lower than those for a major. What’s more, it’ll double your potential career options or, at least, allow
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Dementia: Active music making helps thinking and memory
A new study from Pitt seeks to identify the benefits of active participation in music versus passive participation, that is, listening to music. It is a meta-analysis of 21 previous studies involving 1,472 individuals.
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