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What Makes Music Universal
Music brings us together to show us how different we are.
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One Violinist, One Violin… and Six Armed Guards
Francesca Dego on What It’s Like to Play Paganini’s ‘Il Cannone’
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To boo or not to boo: Catcalls are the musical audience’s tool of last resort
One night in 1983, I went to an orchestral concert with a couple of composer friends. The headline piece on the program was a recent work by an increasingly prominent living composer, and we didn’t care for it at all.
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Car Concerts Offer Choirs A Way To Rehearse And Perform
For members of Luminous Voices, a professional choir ensemble in Alberta, Canada, rehearsing and performing safely during the pandemic has meant getting into their cars, driving to an empty parking lot and singing with each other’s voices broadcast through their
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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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