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Media > The Sounds of Music in the Twenty-First Century
July 5th, 2019

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

Media > The Art and Science of Being on Hold
July 3rd, 2019

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

Media > 6 Proven Ways Singing Can Treat Symptoms Of Depression And Anxiety
June 7th, 2019

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Isn’t that music to your ears?

Media > Sounds like a healthy retail atmospheric strategy: Effects of ambient music and background noise on food sales
May 29th, 2019

standard Sounds like a healthy retail atmospheric strategy: Effects of ambient music and background noise on food sales

Retail atmospherics is becoming an increasingly important strategic tool for stores and restaurants.

Media > How music lessons can improve language skills
May 15th, 2019

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Study links piano education with better word discrimination by kindergartners.

Media > Loud music at restaurants could be leading you to order burgers over salads, study says
May 8th, 2019

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Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it’s not just diners’ ears that are affected — it’s their waistlines, too. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science has found that if ambient [...] more >>

Media > How To Hit The Right Note When Introducing Music To Your Kids
April 26th, 2019

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Have you heard that listening to music can benefit your baby in a number of ways? Do you relish the idea of sharing your love of music with the newest love in your life?

Media > Pregnancy temporarily lowers a woman’s voice – new study
April 19th, 2019

standard Pregnancy temporarily lowers a woman’s voice – new study

Whether we are aware of it or not, our voices say a lot about us. Relying on only the average pitch of a person’s voice, we can instantly tell if they are a child or adult, a man or woman. [...] more >>