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The easy guide to music theory: learn to play keyboard solos using the pentatonic scale
You could be an African tribesman or a New York stockbroker, a virtuoso musician or a tone-deaf layperson; yet whichever part of the planet you’re from, and regardless of your musical background, there’s a recurring scale that appears in so
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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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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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Removing Barriers to New Music
My job as a marketing communications manager at Boosey & Hawkes brings me out to multiple concerts a week, at venues large and small, fancy and scrappy, spread out around New York City. Still, you go to enough new music
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Music and heart health
What’s your “cheer up” song? That question popped up on a recent text thread among a few of my longtime friends. It spurred a list of songs from the ‘70s and ‘80s, back when we were in high school and
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How music can help your child learn better
Programs develop children through movement and music
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What’s the Deal with Do Re Mi? The Story of Solfège
One of the more enduring moments from The Sound of Music comes when a free-spirited Maria von Trapp (Julie Andrews) takes a handful of giddy Austrian children out for a singing rampage through Salzburg, Austria.
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The Lost Classics
Though originally set to music, we almost always encounter the Ancient Greek epics as mute texts. But now their songs can be heard again.
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