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Britain’s best places to see: Musicians’ houses and musical instruments – Museum Crush

The UK has a rich music heritage, from Holst to the Beatles. Explore the homes of some of the most influential composers and musicians in Britain, as well as sublime galleries dedicated to revealing the beauty of masterfully-crafted musical instruments. … Continue reading

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Steely Dan: More Than Just a Band

In a brilliantly and detailed analysis, the knowledgeable music essayist Polyphonic takes a look at the absolute genius of Steely Dan. He specifically speaks to the absolute need for perfection on the parts of both Walter Becker and Donald Fagen that drove them to use a rotating roster of … Continue reading

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Beethoven, the Heavy Metal of the Early 19th Century! | Nicolas Ellis | TEDxYouth@Montreal

Young orchestral conductor, Nicolas Ellis, shares his passion for conducting and for one of his favorite composers. Originating from Chicoutimi, Nicolas Ellis is the founder and artistic director of the OSA: l’Orchestre symphonique de l’Agora. This organization’s mission is to … Continue reading

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My Life As A One-Man Band | Tommy Emmanuel | TEDxMelbourne

Tommy Emmanuel created a life for himself as a one-man band and has become one of Australia’s most respected musicians. With light vim and pure talent, he demonstrates his unique playing style, which is notably a development of the Travis … Continue reading

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Ancient Rhythms, Modern Technology | Elijah Aaron | TEDxOhioStateUniversity

In this talk, Elijah is a one-man band. He uses technology such as a looper and a synthetic drum, in addition to a guitar and his voice to create fantastic musical pieces. The looper allows Elijah to add and subtract … Continue reading

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Music and the inner self | James Rhodes | TEDxMadrid

In times of superficiality and exteriority we need to learn to look into ourselves, and truly listening to music is a great way of doing this. Music is a trustable friend that can save you even in your darkest moments. … Continue reading

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Five Musical Stories That Strike a Special Chord

Great Big Story Published on 18 Aug 2018 Meet musicians playing the very small, the great big, the electromagnetic and the trash of others.

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How Music Can Heal Our Brain and Heart | Kathleen M. Howland | TEDxBerkleeValencia

Music therapy is an ancient and yet very modern practice that has the power to heal and transform our brains and bodies in significant ways. Kathleen Howland, speech language and music therapist explains how music really does have the power … Continue reading

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Japanese Musician Creates Unique Drum Beats by Tapping on Vintage Tape Recorders

Japanese musicians Ei Wada, Haruka Yoshida, and Masaru Yoshida create reverberating drum beats on the outstretched tape of cracked open reel-to-reel tape recorders from the 1970s and 1980s. The group, appropriately named Open Reel Ensemble, produces an intriguing timbre that more … Continue reading

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magic singing stones in the giardino sonoro by pinuccio sciola

born 15 march, 1942 in san sperate, a small village in the southern part of sardinia, pinuccio sciola traveled and studied around the world, in places such as florence, salzburg, madrid, and paris, before returning back to his native land. the … Continue reading

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