The Pointy End

Is Pandemic Brain Changing Your Taste in Music? You're Not Alone

Too much Grateful Dead? The music you loved in high school? We asked a Music Therapist why our listening habits have been so weird.

Vice

Is the "Mozart Effect" real? New analysis indicates that music can help epilepsy

The idea that listening to Mozart may have beneficial effects on mental health arose from early findings in the 1990s. There have been several studies since, but many involved small numbers of people, or have been of variable quality, leading to mixed evidence overall.

EurekAlert

Une nouvelle étude révèle les étonnantes propriétés acoustiques de Stonehenge

Des chercheurs britanniques démontrent que l’agencement particulier des pierres du célèbre sanctuaire préhistorique aurait pour but des effets acoustiques bien précis : il amplifierait les sons à l'intérieur du cercle tout en les rendant inaudibles de l'extérieur.

France Musique

La música de las estrellas ya es una realidad

Por primera vez en la historia, la NASA traduce las imágenes del universo a un pentagrama musical. Cada telescopio “toca” su propia partitura; “on demand” podemos escuchar un solo o componer una sinfonía.

Perfil

The Hidden Costs of Streaming Music

Listening to music on the Internet feels clean, efficient, environmentally virtuous. Instead of accumulating heaps of vinyl or plastic, we unpocket our sleek devices and pluck tunes from the ether.

The New Yorker

Music on the brain

A new study looks at differences between the brains of Japanese classical musicians, Western classical musicians and nonmusicians.

Science Daily

Beethoven ‘cancelled’? Why people are debating whether the Fifth Symphony is elitist

Two classical music podcasters have sparked an explosive debate: is Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony a “symbol of elitism and exclusion”?

Classic FM

Comment sont nées les comédies musicales ?

Quels sont les secrets de Starmania ?Qu’est-ce qu’une comédie musicale? Comment est né ce genre théâtral mêlant comédie, chant et danse? Pourquoi Broadway, célèbre avenue de New York, en est devenu l’emblème ?

RTL

La música ayuda al cerebro a formar recuerdos a largo plazo

Debido a que las emociones mejoran los procesos de la memoria y la música evoca emociones fuertes, esta podría participar en la formación de recuerdos.

La Red 21


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