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Dead and Company. Madison Square Garden. 10.31.15 (with images, tweets) · lynnschultz

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Soundation — Make music online

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Soundation — Make music online


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[VIDEO] The Scientific Power of Music

Is music humanity's drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it's ability to captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it's not all that different than a drug like cocaine


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[VIDEO] The Scientific Power of Music

Is music humanity's drug of choice? What is the mysterious power behind it's ability to captivate, stimulate and keep us coming back for more? Find out the scientific explanation of how a simple mixture of sound frequencies can affect your brain and body, and why it's not all that different than a drug like cocaine


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Music and Mathematics: Algorithmic Composition « mixolydianblog

Music and Mathematics: Algorithmic Composition « mixolydianblog | Music Discovery | Scoop.it
The process of music composition can be, at times, a severely trying exercise. There seem to be endless techniques and approaches that a composer can use to further their artistic pursuits. One particular method may seem ...

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Having music seem like an equation in my opinion just takes the fun out of it. Yet composer and multi-instrumentalist Derek Kortepeter Feels as it is the future. He says “he’s passionate about music that changes the thoughts of human beings, and the people willing to do anything to show the masses the music we should all be talking about and listening to”.

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Familiar music arouses coma patients

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Last month, dozens of news outlets reported the story of Charlotte Neve, the seven-year-old girl from Lancashire who awoke from a coma after hearing one of her favourite songs. "It's a complete miracle," the girl's mother, Leila, told The Sun. "I thought I was going to lose my little girl. I climbed into her hospital bed to give her a cuddle … and Adele came on the radio. I started singing it to her because she loves her and we used to sing that song together. Charlotte started smiling and I couldn't believe it."

 

There are other, similar cases. Earlier this year, Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb fell into a coma after contracting pneumonia, and reportedly emerged from it 12 days later after family members began playing familiar music and singing to him. Such cases provide anecdotal evidence that familiar music has beneficial effects on comatose patients. Now, French researchers have conducted the first scientific study of this phenomenon, and their preliminary findings suggest that familiar music probably can increase arousal in coma patients, and may also enhance their cognitive processes....


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Practicing music for only few years in childhood helps improve adult brain: research

Practicing music for only few years in childhood helps improve adult brain: research | Music Discovery | Scoop.it
A little music training in childhood goes a long way in improving how the brain functions in adulthood when it comes to listening and the complex processing of sound, according to a new Northwestern University study.

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