In “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” Betty Smith’s 1943 autobiographical novel about growing up poor in the early 20th century, the public school that the heroine attends is a pretty bleak place. But “there was a great golden glory lasting a half-hour each week when Mr. Morton came to Francie’s room to teach music.” Full story.
Perri Klass, M.D. (The New York Times) / March 4, 2019
- From reducing stress to improving memory: Music therapy provides the perfect pitch for wellness With music therapy, consistency, patience and practice are key.
- The Middle Eastern Heritage of Opera I think of the brand of Ellis Island castration often, especially in the context of opera.
- Tombstone Tourism’s Last Stop, a Plot of Your Own in Vienna A company is offering music lovers the chance to join Beethoven and Schubert for eternity.
- Six Weird Ways Nature Loves or Hates Music On the surface, the way we create and respond to music seems like a fundamentally human trait.