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Music evokes 13 key emotions. Scientists have mapped them

Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have surveyed more than 2,500 people in the United States and China about their emotional responses to these and thousands of other songs from genres including rock, folk, jazz, classical, marching band, experimental and heavy metal.

Medical Xpress

The 7 global music trends from the past decade

In the final days of the decade, The World has given some thought to the musical trends that have really stood out over the past ten years.

PRI

10 ways the 2010s changed classical music forever

In a decade of change in music, we’ve selected 10 moments that reflect the altering course of classical music history.

Classic FM

Pourquoi certains n'ont-ils pas le "sens du rythme" ?

L'angoisse du "dance floor", vous connaissez ? Cette certitude qu'entre vous et le rythme, ce n'est pas le grand amour ? Arrêtez de culpabiliser : ce n'est pas de votre faute, et c'est la science qui le dit.

France Musique

Music collectors seek out rare albums not available on streaming

As of the third quarter of 2019, music streaming giant Spotify had 113 million paid subscribers worldwide — but it’s still missing some famous albums that many listeners feel they can’t live without.

The Conversation

Beautifully-preserved 1700 years old mouth harp

An ancient mouth harp belonging to the Huns that dates back to around 1,700 years ago has been unearthed in Siberia - and it is still capable of making music.

Daily Mail

Argentina's prison choir and Italy's migrant orchestra

Prisoners in Argentina and an orchestra of migrant musicians in Italy use music to bring hope and fight xenophobia.

Al Jazeera

Rap, musique indie, rock… Quelle musique faut-il écouter pour être bon en orthographe?

L’enquête du baromètre Voltaire 2019 sur "les Français et l’orthographe" analyse l’impact des fans de musique de 15-25 ans sur l’orthographe.

BFMTV

Any tips? A body language expert puts the spotlight on orchestra conductors

When talking to a body language expert, the mere dilating of pupils can reveal the difference between truth and a bald-faced lie.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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