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SPRING 2018 (click pictures to link to the articles)

Gersten, Jennifer.  "The Beat goes on: a short history of the metronome" WQXR Blog 10/11/17.

 

"Virtual musical instrument museum launches with 20,000 items from British collections" The Strad 10/30/17.

Tommasini, Anthony "What a hologram of Maria Callas can teach us about opera" The New York Times. 1/15/18.

Burton-Hill, Clemency. "Can listening to classical music improve your life?" BBC.COM 1/17/18.

 

Dehghan, Saeed Kamali. "The conductor smashing Iranian taboos over women, and music."  The Guardian 2/20/18    

Nezhat Amiri performing in Tehran’s Vahdat auditorium. Photograph: Alireza Ramezani/Ilna.ir

A New Professional Orchestra Comprised Of Disabled Musicians BBC.com 3/18/18

James Rose

More about conductor, James Rose.

 

LOUD MUSIC AT RESTAURANTS COULD BE LEADING YOU TO ORDER BURGERS OVER SALADS, STUDY SAYS

 

 

 

 

'STAY ELEVATED’: HOW HOMELESS YOUTH AND SEATTLE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA BUILT A SCOREBRENDAN KILEY MAY 18, 2018

Alexandra Gardner, Seattle Symphony composer in residence, and young participants in the Prism Project build the four-movement structure of their original score, “Stay Elevated.” (James Holt / Seattle Symphony)

Alexandra Gardner, Vassar grad '90, W.K Rose Fellowship winner (2002), and  Seattle Symphony composer in residence, and young participants in the Prism Project build the four-movement structure of their original score, “Stay Elevated.” (James Holt / Seattle Symphony)

 

 

MAKING MUSIC BUILDS A MORE EFFICIENT BRAIN   TOM JACOBS   MAY 17, 2018

 There's new evidence that the brains of musicians and bilinguals require less effort to perform cognitive tasks.

 

Brain Waves, Conceptual Image is a photograph by Victor De Schwanberg which was uploaded on May 8th, 2013.

 

 

SOME MUSICAL HIGHLIGHTS OF PRICE HARRY AND MAGAN MARKLE'S WEDDING ON SATURDAY:

Kingdom Choir performs "Stand By Me"

Cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason.

 

CAN DATA REVEAL THE SADDEST NUMBER ONE SONG EVER?

By Miriam Quick 8/22/2018 

Morrissey

Data journalist Miriam Quick put Spotify’s new algorithm to the test, analysing over 1000 tracks to find the saddest pop songs to top the charts. The results were surprising. 

ARETHA FRANKLIN, THE QUEEN OF SOUL, HAS DIED

By Lisa Respers France, Dan Gilhof and Todd Leopold, CNN 8/16/2018

In photos: Aretha Franklin MORE NEWS