Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
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Musical preferences are correlated with personality traits. This connection exists across cultures and continents.
Music and sounds only seem to reduce pain in mice when played at a specific volume.
The history of music from bone flutes to Beyoncé.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
For centuries, men prevented women from writing music. These classical composers broke with social norms and made their mark on history.
Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
Get stronger in only three seconds per day? New research shows that it is possible.
Music therapy might boost memory, but the benefits are small. Just in case, tell your grandparents to listen to their favorite 1960s tunes.
Researchers were even able store and read a 767-kilobit full-color short movie file in the fabric.
Regardless of your age, incorporate the piano into your life for better health.
The German thinker wrote both treatises and songs. He approached each form of expression with the same level of interest.
The way we imagine and listen to melodies sheds light on imagination.
Why does hearing sad music feel so good?
The same technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines may enable the first damage-reversing heart attack cure.
Music is often labelled a “universal language,” and according to the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, there is a good reason for that.
Scientists find two 30-second techniques that prevent dizziness upon standing.
There is much more to the Kama Sutra than just sex. It's a guide to anyone wanting more pleasure in life, however they take it.
A team of computer scientists and musicologists have finally completed Beethoven’s unfinished 10th Symphony
Due to deteriorating health, all Beethoven left behind for his final symphony were some musical sketches.
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It won't give you a six pack, but could improve your bone density.