An entire town went quiet so the world’s most iconic violin could be immortalized.
Do you recognise the woman on Germany’s 100 Deutsche Mark bill? It’s Clara Schumann, one of the few known female composers and pianists of classical music. Few women in the 19th century made it to fame in music-related professions. While
When something is wedded into the fabric of everyday life, we ignore the systems that create, sustain and support it. The same cognitive dissonance is occurring with music and culture. When you hear a song that moves you, it’s about
The “Star-Spangled Banner” stirs pride. Ed Sheeran’s “The Shape of You” sparks joy. And “ooh là là!” best sums up the seductive power of George Michael’s “Careless Whispers.”
From experimental sonic meditations to singing sessions for the homeless, there’s a new spirit of inclusiveness in choirs – and you don’t even need a good voice to join
Going for surgery anytime soon? It’s probably a good idea to suggest that your surgeon listen to a little Mozart or Bach during the operation — but not too loud. They’ll be faster and more accurate — that’s the recommendation