The Pointy End

Rock stars really do die young: study finds musicians die 25 years younger than average person

Australian study of 13,000 rock and pop stars finds they die younger and suggests music industry should assist depressed musicians.

The Telegraph

The Language Of Lullabies: Music Therapy For Preemies

The tune is a simple one, and the singer bubbles over with enthusiasm, but her musical interventions are more of a conversation than a performance.

KCUR

Musical Instruments as an Investment

People who collect musical instruments flirt with one of the great pitfalls of investing—the intermingling of financial judgment with emotion.

The Wall Street Journal

10 (petites) choses que vous ne savez (peut-être) pas sur Jean-Sébastien Bach

Saviez-vous que Jean-Sébastien Bach avait fait de la prison?

France Musique

32 Iconic Photographs That Defined the Last 50 Years of Music

From Frank Sinatra to Frank Ocean, David Redfern's photography captures popular music's revolution.

Music Mic

Did Bach’s wife write his finest works?

Forensic analysis of some of Johann Sebastian Bach's best-loved works proves they were actually written by his wife, an academic has claimed.

The Telegraph

Five reasons why you should sing

Are you afraid to sing at a family gathering or in the privacy of your bedroom because you feel it won't be music to people's ears? Don't sweat it. Bring out the Madonna in you.

The Express Tribune

10 things that we should change in classical music concerts

1. The audience should feel free to applaud between movements

Baldur Brönnimann

Cuba violinmakers battle instrument shortage

Cuba's dozens of free music schools turn out thousands of skilled young musicians each year, many of whom play imported instruments that can only be repaired and maintained with hard-to-find materials from abroad.

Yahoo News


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