The Pointy End

Comment transformer son festival de musique en échec retentissant

Le concert anniversaire de Woodstock, qui devait avoir lieu du 16 au 18 août, a été annulé après une série de rebondissements. Les organisateurs espéraient rassembler 150.000 spectateurs, qui finalement resteront chez eux. Pas vraiment une première dans l'histoire des festivals qui tournent à la catastrophe...

France Inter

Does Listening to Music Stimulate Creative Thinking, or Stifle It?

Listening to music while you work “significantly impairs” creativity.

Time

This Periodic Table of composers makes music history really, really geeky

Impress your friends with your command of classical composers and musical eras with this mighty display of the elements of classical music history.

Classic FM

Queen’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Becomes Oldest Music Video to Get a Billion YouTube Views

“Easy come, easy go” — that’s a phrase that has never applied to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” one of the most enduring recordings of the 20th century.

Variety

Music 'calms nerves before surgery' as well as sedative

Listening to the "world's most relaxing song" before an operation could be just as good at calming patients' nerves as medication, US researchers say.

BBC

Les fans de musique de bande-annonce forment la communauté la plus bienveillante de YouTube

Les chaînes Youtube dédiées aux musiques de bande-annonce comptabilisent des centaines de millions de vues. Ce goût musical est aussi massif que discret.

Numerama

Why the community that sings together stays together

Singing is universal. It is found in all cultures and, despite protestations of tone deafness, the vast majority of people can sing.

Aeon

Has the world accepted the African sound and music?

It is believed that one of the most important influences on 20th-century music was from African-Americans who infused a rhythmic culture to sound despite being in the shackles of segregation.

Face 2 Face Africa

The power of music therapy

Harnessing the power of music for health is nothing new. For thousands of years, different cultures have tuned into it.

Asia One


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