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Seven essential pieces of advice for young musicians
If you’re considering a career in music, you’ll probably want to get get some tips from someone who has been in the business a while. How about… Sir Simon Rattle?
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Top 25 Music Schools for Composing for Film and TV
The Hollywood Reporter polled more than 600 entertainment pros to compile the annual ranking of the world’s elite music programs, from London to Los Angeles.
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It’s Not What We Do, It’s How We Do It: Evolving the Concert Experience
What I’d like to talk about today is what we do, what we believe in, and how we do what we do. Which, I believe, is rather suspect. At the end of this article, there will also be some practical
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More evidence that trained musicians are superior thinkers
New research suggests that practicing Bach and Beethoven can build up the brain.
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What is the world’s hardest singing style?
From Tuvan throat singing to yodelling, which is the hardest to master? Alex Marshall finds out.
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How The ‘New World’ Symphony Introduced American Music To Itself
Sometimes it takes an outsider to point out what’s great about a culture. That’s exactly what Czech composer Antonin Dvorak was when he came to the U.S. at the end of the 19th century, an immigrant thrown into a new
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Familiar music could give Alzheimer’s patients a cognitive boost, study suggests
Different parts of patients’ brains were activated by music they’d heard before
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Did you know Mozart’s middle name isn’t really Amadeus?
Turns out Mozart’s middle name and popular moniker, Amadeus, might have originated as a joke. Here’s the back story.
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