The Pointy End

Where Are The Thousands Of Nazi-Looted Musical Instruments?

In April 1945, Madame Roos wrote a letter to French authorities describing her piano she was hoping to get back. Roos, who was 72, was Jewish and her piano had been stolen when Nazis emptied her apartment in Paris.

NPR

German coronavirus experiment enlists help of concertgoers

4,000 music fans to attend gig as part of study into how virus spreads in large gatherings

The Guardian

6 Mental Health Tips for Musicians during the Coronavirus Pandemic

If there’s anyone who understands the struggle that musicians are facing during the coronavirus pandemic, it’s Claudia Glaser Mussen, a musician and therapist.

Berklee Online

The Largest Vocabulary In Hip Hop

It compares the number of unique words used by some of the most famous artists in hip hop (that is, an example of a quantitive view of lyricism, once proposed by Tahir Hemphill).

The Pudding

Pink Floyd : tous les secrets du groupe mythique

Notre invité nous racontera également les idées créatives les plus folles de ce groupe mythique, et notamment leur morceau uniquement composé des bruits du petit-déjeuner.

RTL

¿Tu perro aulla cuando escucha música?

Es gracias a esta sensibilidad que no debería extrañarte que tu mascota sea capaz de reaccionar a la música. De hecho, pueden interpretar cualquier sonido de forma extraordinaria debido a su elevada capacidad auditiva, sostiene el sitio Experto Animal.

Mega Noticias

Music and trauma – why the two have a fraught relationship

It was perhaps inevitable, as the world went into lockdown, that a range of musical works about COVID-19 would begin to appear.

BBC

Is it safe to sing yet?

It is a strange sight. The room is a particle-free operating theatre, filled with computers and hi-tech sensors. Everyone is wearing medical scrubs, masks and protective equipment and in the middle is a man playing Happy Birthday on a trombone.

BBC

La musique pour enfants existe-t-elle encore ?

A l’âge où on regardait le Club Dorothée, où on chantait innocemment les génériques de nos dessins animés préférés et où même, disons-le fièrement, on faisait la choré de Pandi-Panda, nos enfants réclament maintenant de la pop et du rap.

Sourdoreille


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