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We won’t be listening to music in a decade
Depending on who you ask, the advantage of technology based on artificial or machine intelligence could be a topsy-turvy funhouse mirror world — even in some very fundamental ways.
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Troubled minds soothed by sound of music
For most people, music has the power to communicate joy and sorrow in ways unmatched by words.
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Violin Lessons During the Coronavirus Outbreak. A Pupil’s Progress.
When Kevin Tang’s American teacher found out he was stuck at home because of coronavirus, she decided to use music to improve his mood.
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In Streaming Age, Classical Music Gets Lost in the Metadata
When Roopa Kalyanaraman Marcello, a classical music aficionado in Brooklyn, asked her Amazon Echo for some music recently, she had a specific request: the third movement of Beethoven’s “Emperor” Concerto.
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Why the community that sings together stays together
In Bohemian Rhapsody (2018), the movie about the British band Queen, the scene that sticks in my mind depicts the Live Aid concert in London in 1985. Queen belt out their best-loved songs and the crowd is singing along, swaying,
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The power of music therapy: From cancer patients to shy kids
Cameron tentatively enters the music room, his hand gripping that of his helper. He doesn’t speak or make eye contact – like most three-year-olds, he’s shy around new people. But it doesn’t last long.
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Playlist for Life: Personalized Music Can Help Dementia Patients
Playlist for Life charity encourages families to find out which pieces of music trigger happy memories for their older relatives.
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‘Impeachment Polka’: How a composer in 1868 sought to capitalize on America’s political obsession
An impeachment means history, and history means attention, and attention means money. Big events sell a lot of papers, as they used to say, though of course, they don’t sell as many newspapers as they used to. Instead, major news
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