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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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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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