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How music can help kids learn literacy skills
From hearing lullabies to the sing-song lilt of a parent’s voice, babies form strong connections with their caregivers through sound and song. Think about the way we instinctively bounce or rock fussy babies.
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N.B. Youth Orchestra posts masterful clapback to car ad that rubbed them the wrong way
Infiniti commercial depicts parent drowning out sound of daughter’s youth orchestra from inside SUV
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‘He touched a nerve’: how the first piece of AI music was born in 1956
Long before Auto-Tune and deepfake compositions, university professor Lejaren Hiller premiered a concert recital composed by a computer and became an overnight celebrity
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Dangerous Symbols
Alexei Lubimov’s anti-war concert, interrupted
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How a Music Background Can Help Premed Students
Premed students who are musicians cultivate skills that can help them succeed in medical school and later as doctors.
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The Military Weapon That Has Become a Musical Touchstone in Ukraine
These are the viral songs of a country under siege.
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‘Song recitals aren’t meant to be like this’: reinventing Schubert … with a puppet
The composer didn’t write his songs to be played at formal recitals by musicians in ties and tails. A new project aims to put the fun back into Franz
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Repeated listening to favorite music induces beneficial brain plasticity in Alzheimer’s patients
Researchers at the University of Toronto (U of T) and Unity Health Toronto have demonstrated that repeated listening to personally meaningful music induces beneficial brain plasticity in patients with mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer’s disease.
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