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The Equivocal Business Of Women In The Music Industry
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
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Black, white, avant-garde, atheist – how did choirs become so cool?
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
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Which Music Career Is Best For You
A job in the music industry can be an exciting and alluring idea for those who are passionate about music, and although it’s a competitive industry, there are a variety of skillsets that are compatible. Here we look at the
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The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations
That song stuck in your head is your brain doing its work.
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What Makes Music Enjoyable? It’s Complex, But Measurable
What’s your favorite music? According to scientists, the song that you have on repeat is probably both predictable and unpredictable at the same time.
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How scary music makes movies scarier
Imagine the 1973 horror movie “The Exorcist” without its ominous score. Would “Psycho” be the same without Bernard Herrmann’s music? It’s no surprise that a good scare and a good score go hand-in-hand.
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10 ways the 2010s changed classical music forever
In a decade of change in music, we’ve selected 10 moments that reflect the altering course of classical music history.
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Phase transitions: The math behind the music
Next time you listen to a favorite tune or wonder at the beauty of a natural sound, you might also end up pondering the math behind the music.
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