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David Garrett

When violinist David Garrett paid a visit to the Museo del Violino in Cremona, which boasts several Amati, Guarneri, Stradivari and Rugeri violins, he...
Violin lesson

The enjoyment that comes from making music and entertaining others encourages many people to take up a musical instrument, whether during childhood or later...
Bach in 1746

A rare score in the handwriting of J.S. Bach was sold at auction earlier this month for $3.3 million, reaching the high end of...
Herding Call

During a bright summer night, soprano Jonna Jinton showed us the magic of an ancient Swedish herding call.Soon after she started vocalizing, the cows...

This pianist has been inspired like millions of others by the new Pokemon Go game and has produced a mash-up of the themes from...
Phantom of the Opera

Phantom of the Opera. Screenshot/YoutubeMusical theatre lovers rave about the title song of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of The Opera: a rock performance...
C chord

A C chord on the piano. Image credit: Wikimedia CommonsNew research conducted with a remote Amazonian tribe suggests that people used to non-western...

Beethoven's new logo. Image credit: bthvn2020.dePlans are well under way for celebrating the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth in 2020, and a German...
Georges Bizet

Georges Bizet in 1875. Image credit: Wikimedia CommonsOne of the most popular and frequently performed operas is Carmen by Georges Bizet (1838-1875). That...
Mariagatan

Mariagatan in Ystad, where Wallander lives. Image credit: Wikimedia CommonsAn opera based on the popular fictional Swedish detective Kurt Wallander opened in Germany...