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What is Lost When Musical Tastes Change?
Have you ever heard the music of Ferdinand Ries, Beethoven’s secretary, student, and a composer of the early nineteenth century? I confess that I had not heard of him until a few weeks ago, even though he wrote some wonderful
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N.B. Youth Orchestra posts masterful clapback to car ad that rubbed them the wrong way
Infiniti commercial depicts parent drowning out sound of daughter’s youth orchestra from inside SUV
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Dangerous Symbols
Alexei Lubimov’s anti-war concert, interrupted
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The Military Weapon That Has Become a Musical Touchstone in Ukraine
These are the viral songs of a country under siege.
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Music masterpiece ‘Clair de Lune’ beamed to space station in NFT 1st
The digital file made a complete orbit of Earth before coming down again.
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Dementia: Active music making helps thinking and memory
A new study from Pitt seeks to identify the benefits of active participation in music versus passive participation, that is, listening to music. It is a meta-analysis of 21 previous studies involving 1,472 individuals.
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What Makes Music Universal
Music brings us together to show us how different we are.
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Opera Singers Help Covid-19 Patients Learn to Breathe Again
A six-week program developed by the English National Opera and a London hospital offers customized vocal lessons to aid coronavirus recovery.
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