How to Find Classical Music You Actually Like

Classical music has been evolving for centuries, so there are all different kinds of sounds.

July 19th, 2019 | Tags:
How to listen to new music

You know it when you hear it in a scary movie or sandwiched between Mozart and Beethoven at a concert: contemporary classical music, or “new music” for short. Here are some ways to get the most out of music from [...] more >>

July 17th, 2019 | Tags:
More Than An Elective: Why Music Education Is Essential

With budget cuts, a changing curriculum and myriad other factors playing into the modern school day, it may come as no surprise that courses in music, art, vocational trades and more are often on the chopping block, considered as electives [...] more >>

July 12th, 2019 | Tags:
Super Empathetic? It May Affect How You Listen to Music.

Music is, objectively, not a living thing — but new research out of Southern Methodist University and the University of California, Los Angeles, suggests that we don’t always treat it that way, and sometimes even think of it as another [...] more >>

July 10th, 2019 | Tags:
The Sounds of Music in the Twenty-First Century

Contemporary composition has become as fractured as the art world—and that’s a good thing.

July 5th, 2019 | Tags:
The Art and Science of Being on Hold

Not content to let customers sit back and enjoy some light jazz, companies have turned hold music into a marketing exercise.

July 3rd, 2019 | Tags:
For Epileptics, Mozart May Be Medicinal

New research confirms listening to a much-studied Mozart sonata has an anti-epileptic effect on children.

June 28th, 2019 | Tags:
How to stop nagging your child to practise their musical instrument

It’s 4pm on a Thursday, and your child is on the couch with the iPad. You need to leave for the weekly music lesson in half an hour. You can see dust has gathered on the piano (or the flute [...] more >>

June 26th, 2019 | Tags: