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‘A gamechanger for musicians’: app offers library of interactive sheet music
German startup Enote working on complex task of digitalising musical notation
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Historic Labels: An Enlightening Sonic Window to the Past
Looking for a time-traveling adventure? Dive into the world of historic recordings.
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How Your Favorite Songs Can Trigger Chill-Producing Moments
Chill-inducing songs boost cortical connectivity and activate dopamine release.
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A viral hit? The sequence of coronavirus makes surprisingly lovely music
All my life I’ve been involved in music and molecular biology. At the crossroads between science and art, I see great scope for insight.
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Where Are The Thousands Of Nazi-Looted Musical Instruments?
In April 1945, Madame Roos wrote a letter to French authorities describing her piano she was hoping to get back. Roos, who was 72, was Jewish and her piano had been stolen when Nazis emptied her apartment in Paris.
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What Did Bach Sound Like to Bach?
Scholars look to recover the original soundscape of the composer’s work
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How to use music to boost your running, whether over a mile or a marathon
From music’s effects on fatigue to its motivational properties, the right soundtrack is a powerful tool for improving your ability to run well
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Everything you need to know about: Musique concrète
This sonic experimentalism, born in 1940s Paris and Cairo, left a lasting legacy on modern music
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