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The Vault’ in Valley City, North Dakota is just like any other coffee shop but the only difference is there is no one there to do the serving. [More]

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The violin that belonged to Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley was sold at an auction for £900,000 ($1.45 million, 1.06 million euros). [More]

Piano House: A Musical Haven

By on September 28, 2013

Piano House: A Musical Haven

In Huainan City, Anhui Province, China there is the Piano House, a building in the shape of a grand piano with the entrance shaped like a giant violin. [More]

Playing Musical Instrument Can Sharpen Your Brain and Fights Depression and Dementia

Researchers in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience at St Andrews University found that playing a musical instrument sharpens mind and could help protect against mental decline through age or illness. [More]

What Music Says About You

By on July 27, 2013

What Music Says About You

Do you prefer Beethoven or Bon Jovi? Are you at ease with new people or anxious in a crowd? [More]

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Your childhood music lessons can be very beneficial by keeping the mind sharper as we age, based on a study by the University of Kansas Medical Center. [More]

Exhibition in Paris Featuring Lady Gaga

An exhibit in Paris called The Lady Gaga a Gogo exhibition at the Chappe gallery features dresses and hats designed by Jean Charles de Castelbajac which were worn by Lady Gaga in videos, plus paintings and sculptures by young artists. [More]

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Virtuoso violinist Vanessa Mae is hoping to represent Thailand as a downhill skier at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. [More]

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The new CD by the young German violinist Julia Fischer finds solutions to Paganini‘s devilish violin caprices giving expression and character to music of hair-raising difficulty. [More]

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Dame Julie Andrews‘ concert at London’s O2 Arena was described as “a car crash of musical theatre” and fans were left dissapointed, with some demanding for refund. [More]

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To celebrate Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky‘s 170th birthday, Google is sporting a ballet doodle provided by San Francisco Ballet.
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A research from Tel Aviv University finds that premature babies who are exposed to music by 18th-century composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart gain weight faster and become stronger than those who don’t.
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According to a study done at the University of Sussex-led, music has stronger impact if played by musicians rather than clever computers.
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A new method to detect and identify music notes in an audio file and generate music sheet was developed by a group of telecommunication engineers from the University of Jaen.
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Actress Vanessa Hudgens has landed the role of Mimi in the upcoming three-night only run of ‘Rent’ in Los Angeles.
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Researchers discovered that playing your favorite records can increase blood circulation and give you the same feel-good factor as going to the gym.
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Roger Frisch, a concert master with the Minnesota Orchestra, lay on the operating table playing his violin while surgeons operated on his brain.
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Music lessons could have a direct impact on a child’s ability to learn languages by affecting the mind’s sensitivity to all sounds, scientists have claimed.
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Beyonce Bagged Six Grammys

By on February 1, 2010

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R&B singer Beyonce has won six awards at the Grammys, including song of the year.
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Church of Beethoven

By on December 28, 2009

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In Albuquerque, there is a one-of-a-kind, a church without preaching and without prayer.
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