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Orchestral Musicians Bring Whales To Surface – This Will Take Your...

Optus, the second largest telecommunications company in Australia, has a long association with nature so M&C Saatchi, Sydney set about exploring communication between humans...
Polyphonic Vocalist Does The Impossible

Polyphonic Vocalist Does The Impossible

Overtone singing is when a vocalist sings two different notes at the same time. It sounds like something a higher­form of intelligence (think Aliens,...

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Different Types of Orchestra

What are the Different Types of Orchestras?

When you consider the evolution of the orchestra over its approximately five-hundred-year history, it is not surprising that many different types of the orchestra...

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LEJ Marks Summer 2015 With Freedom

Freedom is a subject that has been addressed through the arts for centuries, but never before with this beauty and creativity. L.E.J. is a force...
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Something May Catch Fire with Chuck Ragan

Indie folk act Chuck Ragan has been hard at it, spending the past few years compiling a series of folk songs that jump out...

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Prisoner learns to play on a cardboard piano

The New Yorker published an inspiring article recently about the efforts of a prisoner to learn to play the piano on a cardboard instrument...

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Piano Playing Upside Down

Piano Playing Upside Down – Party Tricks at the Piano

It’s very important to instill good posture habits at the piano. Sitting squarely at the keyboard, feet on the floor (or on a low...
Inhale Helium and Play Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto

Imagine the Scenario when you Inhale Helium and Play Mozart’s Clarinet...

This clarinettist incredibly inhaled helium and played a Mozart and the outcome was wonderful! Helium can alter the speaking voice, but none knew what it could...

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Guitar Playing Hurdles

10 Common Hurdles to Guitar Playing Progress

Beginners in guitar playing often have trouble progressing because of lack of consistency. The key to playing effectively is the constant practice. However, if...

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Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein was a great music educator

Today was the birthday of the great conductor, composer and music educator Leonard Bernstein, so we thought we’d take a look at some of...

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