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Lost Verdi Opera Score Discovered in Berlin Basement

Verdi set the opera, entitled Die Macht des Schicksas, to a German-language libretto by Bläuel Wittling, a poet who ran a women-only writers commune on the banks of the Spree river north of Berlin.


On n’oublie jamais la musique de ses 14 ans

Les Beatles ou les Rolling Stones ? Oasis ou Blur ? Kendji Girac ou Louane ? Que serait la musique sans les sempiternelles disputes qui déchirent les mélomanes ?

Le Monde

Do You Think You’ve Already Forged Your Lifelong Taste in Music?

Do you and your siblings, cousins or friends who are a few years younger or older than you love the same songs? What about your parents or other adults: do you share the same favorite musical artists?

The New York Times

Daring To Dream: A Carpenter Tries To Build A Piano In Rwanda

It's a new undertaking for the carpenter of 20 years — and for Rwanda. The finished product would be the first Rwandan-made piano, a musical milestone for this landlocked East African country.


10 Times Andy Warhol Left His Stamp on Music

Andy Warhol is widely considered to be one of the greatest artists of the 20th century. But beyond creating some of America’s most iconic works of art, it is undeniable that his work has influenced pop culture at large, especially music.


Music Minds Matter: New helpline aims to lend an ear to musicians in need

Callers to a new helpline can connect with therapists and receive advice on issues like debt and welfare services.

The Independent

La musique comme thérapie pour soigner les maladies

Ces dernières années, les thérapies musicales ont le vent en poupe : de quoi s'agit-il exactement et pourquoi ça marche ?

France Info

The case against subwoofers for music

For home theatre and games, sure, subwoofers can provide deep bass oomph that speakers alone can’t match.


Here’s why you don’t like new music any more

Every week, Spotify and Apple Music are flooded with a slew of new, zeitgeist-defining albums that are yours for the streaming.

AV Club

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