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Discover ScaleTracks
‘I don’t like scales and arpeggios’ – how many times have we heard this as teachers? In order to address this common issue, my brother-in-law David Denning and I have developed ScaleTracks, an app which features inspiring backing tracks for
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In Washington, an alliance between symphonies and scientists
What do a Supreme Court justice, the director of the National Institutes of Health, and a four-time Grammy-winning opera singer discuss over dessert?
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Einstein vs. The Clash: How I used music to hack my brain
I get my brainwaves scanned to see whether a concentration app that uses music can help achieve that all-important flow.
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History of Muzak: Where Did All The Elevator Music Go?
Of Muzak, Professor Gary Gumpert of Queens College, in a 1990 interview for Britain’s Channel 4, said: “[it’s] a kind of amniotic fluid that surrounds us; and it never startles us, it is never too loud, it is never too
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12 Sound Artists Changing Your Perception of Art
These artists appeal to the ears, not the eyes.
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Meet the encephalophone: An instrument you can play with your mind, just by thinking
This is your brain on music: Neurologists, composers and tech-geeks at the University of Washington’s DXARTS program study music and the mind — including the encephalophone, a new instrument you can play without moving a muscle.
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Nico Muhly on Why Choral Music Is Slow Food for the Soul
Nico Muhly is a composer whose work has included collaborations with Björk and the choreographer Benjamin Millepied. His opera “Two Boys” was produced in 2013 by the Metropolitan Opera, which will present his “Marnie” in the 2018-19 season.
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Seeing Sound – The Effect of Music on Your Mind
IN AN UNPRETENTIOUS medical clinic in downtown Toronto, there’s a man who can literally see inside the human brain. His name is Mark Doidge, and using a clinical electroencephalogram (commonly known as an EEG) he can create what he calls
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