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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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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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In Perfect Harmony: Why Music and Fiction Work Well Together
There is an inherent problem about writing fiction that concerns another art form – especially if you’re claiming that your fictional artist has real talent, or is exceptionally good at what he or she does.
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Recovering Onstage After a Mistake, and How to Prepare Your Pieces to Help Avoid It
As the saying goes, mistakes happen, but when you’ve worked hard to prepare a piece, it’s an important performance or audition, or it’s a spot in the music you usually nail without any issue, the effects of a noticeable flub
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Musical pleasures
We know music is pleasurable, the question is why? Many answers have been proposed: perhaps none are quite right
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How to Find Classical Music You Actually Like
Classical music has been evolving for centuries, so there are all different kinds of sounds.
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How to listen to new music
You know it when you hear it in a scary movie or sandwiched between Mozart and Beethoven at a concert: contemporary classical music, or “new music” for short. Here are some ways to get the most out of music from
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Curious About Classical Music? Here’s Where to Start
Our critic helps intimidated newcomers learn what to listen to, where to hear it and how to find more of what you like.
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