In memory of avant-garde electronic composer Pauline Oliveros.
Many critics and skeptics have made the bold claim that classical music is dead.
A two-year study by researchers at the Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) at the University of Southern California shows that exposure to music and music instruction accelerates the brain development of young children in the areas responsible for language development, [...] more >>
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 [...] more >>
Men may want to think twice before listening to ACDC, Led Zeppelin or Aerosmith while playing board games, as rock music may distract them and impair their performance, a new study suggests.
Preserved historical instruments provide a tangible link to our musical past. But pianos are delicate creatures, and unlike violins, violas, and cellos, don’t always age very well.
When musicians play instruments, their brains are processing a huge amount and variety of information in parallel. Musical styles and strengths vary dramatically: Some musicians are better at sight reading music, while others are better at playing by ear. Does [...] more >>