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Evelyn Glennie Shows How To Listen
In this soaring demonstration, deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie illustrates how listening to music involves much more than simply letting sound waves hit your eardrums.
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NEA Report Shows Declining Attendance in Arts Events Nationwide
Have you been noticing a growing number of empty seats at classical concerts in recent years? Have you attended a recent gallery opening where there was actually enough Champagne and hors d’oeuvres to go around — and perhaps even some
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Positive Lyrics Can Hit Home with Grumpy Teenagers, study says
It’s a scenario every parent of a teenager will recognise: the bedroom door closes, a volume dial is rotated clockwise and loud music fills the room for hours at a time..
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Itay Talgam: Lead Like the Great Conductors
An orchestra conductor faces the ultimate leadership challenge: creating perfect harmony without saying a word.
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Review of the Decade: Classical
Ten years ago, there was chaos and inertia. Now Britain’s opera houses are world class – and its conductors have revolutionised their orchestras.  
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Benjamin Zander on Music and Passion
Benjamin Zander has two infectious passions: classical music, and helping us all realize our untapped love for it — and by extension, our untapped love for all new possibilities, new experiences, new connections.
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The Venezuelan – Gustavo Dudamel takes over the L. A. Philharmonic
The classical-music world has a fraught relationship with fame. On the one hand, people are always pining for the days when Arturo Toscanini, Leonard Bernstein, and Leontyne Price dominated the airwaves and appeared on the covers of magazines.
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How to Prolong a Critical Condition
Norman Lebrecht examines the changing role of the critic in the 21st century.  
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