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The Mozart Effect

The Mozart Effect is the term used to describe the idea that listening to Mozart as a baby will lead to great intelligence. The term was first coined in 1991 and two years later it started to gain popularity when the concept was published in Nature magazine. 247 more words


Spotlight: 40 Sopranos Take on the Queen of the Night

At the bottom of this blog entry, you will find one of my favorite opera videos on YouTube: a strung-together compilation of 40 singers performing the famous coloratura passage of Mozart’s aria “Der holle rache kocht in meinem herzen” from… 371 more words

Kicking Brass: An Interview with the LA Phil's Andrew Bain and Thomas Hooten

This week’s LA Philharmonic radio broadcast on Classical KUSC features two concerto performances by two LA Phil brass principals. Thomas Hooten, principal trumpet, will play Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E-flat. 2,041 more words

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A Harp, Harmony, and Healing

As someone who loves music and has experienced healing, the article, “Healing Sound” ­ in the spring edition of the Arizona University Alumni magazine ­ struck a chord. 713 more words