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If Salt-N-Pepa Told You To Brush Your Teeth, You'd Surely Listen

If Salt-N-Pepa Told You To Brush Your Teeth, You'd Surely Listen | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Music has a long history of delivering public health messages, with Ebola the latest topic. But do people really pay attention to the lyrics?
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So, You Think You Can Ace College Dance?

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Accelerated Motion: Towards a New Dance Literacy in America

The site you are about to enter is a series of dynamic and interactive educational materials aimed at fostering a multidisciplinary understanding of how movement ideas are enacted in various aspects of American culture. 

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Wealthier people are more musical, report suggests

Wealthier people are more musical, report suggests | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Those living in richer postcodes had better melodic memory and beat perception, according to new analysis by researchers
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A Playwright Resides

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Here is the wide open question I asked everyone: “What is a Playwright-in-Residence? What could it be?”

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How to search the internet for Audio, Video and Image resources

How to search the internet for Audio, Video and Image resources | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

JISC Digital Media have put together a sries of free online tutorials for searching online for good quality resources in the field of Audio, Video and Moving Image and Still Images. Following these tutorials will give you a good grounding for your research and allow you to make informed choices about the quality of your sources, copyright and referencing.

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Statistics Explained Through Modern Dance: A New Way of Teaching a Tough Subject

Statistics Explained Through Modern Dance: A New Way of Teaching a Tough Subject | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
You want a gentle introduction to statistics, and maybe those Khan Academy videos aren't quite working out for you. Well, here's another approach: statistics explained with modern dance.
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teoría - Music Theory Web

Web site dedicated to the study of Music Theory. Articles, reference, interactive exercises.
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Good Ear - Online Ear Training Site

This free ear training site helps you to develop good ears.


For a musician one of the most important things are good ears. But its not always easy to find someone to practice. So I started to write a little VB-program just for me. And now I'm transfering it to the Web with servlets.

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In Middlebury, Vt., Teens Train For Careers In The 'A.R.T.'s : NPR

In Middlebury, Vt., Teens Train For Careers In The 'A.R.T.'s : NPR | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A successful Broadway set builder took his theater skills back to New England.
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The storytellers of Ramallah

The storytellers of Ramallah | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Student actors use theater to help them live with the occupation and Israel's attacks on Gaza
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The physics of dance

The physics of dance | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Two Yale professors thrive where calculation meets choreography.
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The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets to Ask : How Do Dancers Prepare for Their Shows?

The Dance Enthusiast Hits The Streets to Ask : How Do Dancers Prepare for Their Shows? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
"This Saturday and Sunday, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company will be performing three world premieres at the Salvatore Capezio Theater. With shows coming up so soon, we set out to discover how these amazing artists prepare for their work." Ashley Lopez, Intern, The Dance Enthusiast
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Litchfield’s Evolving Center uses dance to heal minds

Litchfield’s Evolving Center uses dance to heal minds | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

Dance may not just be athletic or aesthetic, it can also be psychotherapeutic. With a wooden floor, a huge wall mirror, a ballet bar, and pillows on the floor with the word “relax” printed on them, the space combined a dance studio with a therapist's office...

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Advice to a College Music Student

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Below is some helpful advice that I have for students of music, especially at the undergraduate level.

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Body language: Interpreting dance for newcomers and skeptic

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You know what to do at a concert. You know how to watch a movie, where the words and story can pull you along. If you’re baffled at an art museum, you can just wander somewhere else.

But with dance that doesn’t tell a story, what exactly are you supposed to get out of it? And how do you know if it’s any good?

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Interactive app makes teaching music theory possible online

Interactive app makes teaching music theory possible online | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it

University of Illinois music professor Heinrich Taube has developed a computer application that could change the way music theory is taught. Called Harmonia, the program allows teachers to create an endless variety of composition or analysis assignments, provides students with immediate feedback, and performs instant harmonic analysis of complex compositions.

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New app that could allow music theory to be taught in a MOOC.  It generates and grades music composition assignments.

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musictheory.net

free tools to learn music theory

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Cindy Perkins's curator insight, March 15, 9:55 PM

Free site (donations accepted) with numerous interactive lessons, exercises and tools for anyone who wants to learn more about music.  Mobile apps also available.

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West Bank’s only ballet school offers refuge for Palestinian kids

West Bank’s only ballet school offers refuge for Palestinian kids | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Shyreen Ziadeh runs a dance studio in Ramallah, in the Palestinian Territories. It's not what she dreamed of doing, but it's all she can imagine doing these days. She introduces ballet to youngsters, and gives them a refuge from everyday life.
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