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The Evolution of Music Consumption: How We Got Here

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Spend ten minutes walking down almost any street in the world, and you'll see a familiar sight: a young person walking down the street with Apple's iconic white earbuds firmly planted in their ears. They might be bobbing along to the beat, or they could be keeping their head down, just trying to get to…

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New music website. Enjoy a preview of what you are buying from this complete and diverse music website.www.tubesnake.com/

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Music and math: The genius of Beethoven - Natalya St. Clair - TED-Ed

Natalya St. Clair employs the "Moonlight Sonata" to illustrate the way Beethoven was able to convey emotion and creativity using the certainty of mathematics. 


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The Nostalgia Machine takes you back to the music of your youth

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It's easy to get sucked into a nostalgic listening session, but tracking down the songs of your youth can be tougher than you think -- and "best of"

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Mobile Orchestra

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While any one of our modern smartphones is more than capable of playing a tune all on its own, the guys at Korea s SK telecom decided to assemble an orchestra from a roomful of obsolete cellphones and pagers instead.

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Pulse of the City

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An interactive public art installation that turns pedestrians' heartbeats
into music. Currently installed in five locations in Boston, MA. 

 
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What Ancient Greek Music Sounded Like: Hear a Reconstruction That is ‘100% Accurate’

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So what did Greek music sound like? Here you can listen to David Creese, a classicist from the University of Newcastle, playing “an ancient Greek song taken from stone inscriptions constructed on an eight-string ‘canon’ (a zither-like instrument) with movable bridges. “The tune is credited to Seikilos,” says Archaeology Magazine.


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Science Vs Music

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Voici le projet de clip un peu fou de l’artiste Nigel Stanford. Basée sur la visualisation des fréquences audio, la vidéo met en images le single Cymat

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Musician creates multi-purpose acoustic instrument to reverb your brain

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An Instanbul-based musician created a unique and strange musical instrument.

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On the Cutting Edge of Musical Innovation | Science Blogs | WIRED

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The Earth Harp, “the longest stringed instrument in the world.” From a wooden base on stage, the thick brass strings extend – up to 1,000 feet – to any other anchoring point. There are acoustic laws that can’t be circumvented, however: a 40-foot resonating string produces a middle C; 80 feet generates a C one octive lower; and 320 feet is the lowest C that would be audible to the human ear. 


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“Emotions Of Sound” Is A Great Interactive For ELLs & For IB Students!

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Emotions Of Sound is a neat interactive that plays different sounds, along with images. You’re then show several different “emotional” words and have to pick the one that the sound and image elicits from you.

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Melissa Marshall's curator insight, February 16, 2014 8:08 AM

This is quite fascinating and could be used for Music studies. Great o play with as a brain break too!

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This Musical Typewriter Turns Sentences Into Sound

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What would a word, sentence or paragraph sound like translated through an outdated machine?

This strange question actually has an answer, thanks to Lasse Munk and Søren Andreasen, two musically inclined designers from Denmark. By connecting some old-school machinery to new-fangled technology, the duo has figured out a way to translate your words into music.

 


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