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This Music App Uses a Clever New Technique to Preserve (and Improve) Your Hearing
Here in 2017, there’s no shortage of music apps available for your smartphone. From exclusive tracks to sound quality to better compensation for artists, you’d be forgiven for asking what a new one could possibly add to the mix.
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Four ways to raise the profile of music in your school
What profile does music have in your school? Is it a core part of your school community or is music ‘just another subject’?
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The voice of God: life inside the pope’s choir
Baritone Mark Spyropoulos – the first British full-time member of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel choir – tells us how tradition, technology and a little guesswork intermingle beneath Michelangelo’s frescoes
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This Technology Gives Disabled Patients A Chance To Make Music With Their Minds
The technological advancements in music-making have truly soared over the last couple of years. Among the newest projects is one run by researchers at Plymouth University and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, where they’ve given patients who are unable to
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Inspiring TED Talks That Will Change How You Think About Music
Music exists as one of the essential pillars of human creativity and as such it comes as no surprise that the beloved lecture series TED Talks frequently turns its stage over to the arts’ great thinkers and performers. We rounded
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A History of Classical Music (The Women-Only Version)
For the first time in more than 100 years, the Met is performing an opera written by a woman. Here, we offer a playlist of other female composers, who are often overlooked.
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The Art of Listening
A number of years ago I created a seminar called “The Art of Listening” for the Smithsonian Institution. I have taught versions of this course in music classes and have been hired by corporations and law firms to teach their
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Uber, But for Millennials Who Want Orchestras in Their Living Rooms
It was A Wednesday night in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, and 40 people—mostly millennials—sat cross-legged on a cramped living room, drinking craft beers and taking off their jackets to reveal the flannels underneath. Around 8pm, the introductions and recommendations
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