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Dealing with life’s challenges with the help of music – and understanding it better, to begin with: “Why we love music”, a book by John Powell

“The effect of music on our body chemistry is particularly fascinating to me. Our bodies effectively contain an internal pharmacy that dispenses various chemicals to help us deal with life’s challenges.” – John Powell More about this book In “Why

Tip: The Melodic Mystery (on “carrying a tune” when our brains operate so differently) – BBC Discovery radio & podcast

Singing and Navigating – The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry Two challenges for the team today involving singing and navigating. “Why is my mother tone deaf?” asks listener Simon, “and can I do anything to ensure my son can

Video | Chor@Berlin 2017: Ode an die Nacht (Ausschnitt)

Chor@Berlin 2017: Ode an die Nacht (Ausschnitt) from Deutscher Chorverband on Vimeo. Mit „Ode an die Nacht“ gelangte im Rahmen von Chor@Berlin am 24. Februar 2017 im Radialsystem V das letzte Werk von Harald Weiss’ „Darkness Project“ zur Uraufführung. Kammerchor

Rhythmic patterns and sound that came before sense

Sanskrit is among the oldest languages, of all our Indo-European tongues. Now [Frits] Staal* says mantras, rhythms of sound that do not quite make sense, may lie at the roots of Sanskrit. Here’s an ancient song from the Vedas to

“Musical instruments for performances in the home” at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam until 5 June 2016

January 15 2016 to June 5 2016 – Special Collections Rare instruments, beautifully presented with music examples provided by Amsterdam’s renowned conservatory. Not to be missed by music lovers visiting Amsterdam, certainly worth setting an hour aside amidst other splendours in

Santiniketan: Birth of Another Cultural Space – Free e-book by Pulak Dutta

Of all living creatures in the world, man has his vital and mental energy vastly in excess of his need, which urges him to work in various lines of creation for its own sake […] Life is perpetually creative because

“This music was created by people with heart and intellect”: Remembering the Jewish refugee who composed the All India Radio caller tune

Naresh Fernandes  · Oct 24, 2014 All India Radio’s caller tune has been heard by hundreds of millions of people since it was composed in 1936. Somewhat improbably, the melody, based on raga Shivaranjini, was composed by the Czech man

Veröffentlichung von “Raum für Ideen? Zeit zum Spiel! Zum Sinn eines unbefangeneren Umgangs mit der ‘klassischen’ Musik Indiens”

Der Vortrag mit dem Titel “Raum für Ideen? Zeit zum Spiel! Zum Sinn eines unbefangeneren Umgangs mit der ‘klassischen’ Musik Indiens” von Ludwig Pesch ist 2016 erschienen in Über Europa hinaus – Indiens Kultur und Philosophie: Disputationes 2015 ISBN: 978-3-7065-5522-7 Umfang:

Book tip: “You are the music: how music reveals what it means to be human”

Check a library near you for reading this well researched and highly readable book by  worldcat.org >> Biography Dr Victoria Williamson BSc, MA, PhD, FHEA My research interests can be summarised by the term ‘Applied Music Psychology’. This means that I am

Manickam Yogeswaran in World Premiere: “Ode an die Nacht” by Harald Weiss

Postponed – check here for updates or view Manickam Yogeswara’s  Facebook page Original schedule: Bremen, Sonntag, 31.05.2015 | 18:00 Uhr | Glocke, Großer Saal Harald Weiss: »Ode an die Nacht« (Uraufführung) »Und das Licht scheint in der Finsternis« Manickam Yogeswaran Indischer Gesang

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