Many contemporary composers live in the shadow of Bach and Beethoven, even though they’re just as interesting to listen to.
Listening to some songs can cause a powerful physiological response known as "frisson." What is it, and why does it happen?
What are they and, more importantly, how do you get rid of them?
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.
For centuries, men prevented women from writing music. These classical composers broke with social norms and made their mark on history.
The history of music from bone flutes to Beyoncé.
The Industrial Revolution changed music forever, thanks to a combination of technological advances and clever entrepreneurs.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
Heart muscle is shaped like a spiral, a mystery that has eluded scientists since 1669. New research has recreated the structure.
Get stronger in only three seconds per day? New research shows that it is possible.
Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
Music therapy might boost memory, but the benefits are small. Just in case, tell your grandparents to listen to their favorite 1960s tunes.
He wear no shoeshine, he got toe-jam football...
The German thinker wrote both treatises and songs. He approached each form of expression with the same level of interest.
The same technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines may enable the first damage-reversing heart attack cure.
Scientists find two 30-second techniques that prevent dizziness upon standing.
Why does hearing sad music feel so good?
The way we imagine and listen to melodies sheds light on imagination.
Music is often labelled a “universal language,” and according to the philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer, there is a good reason for that.
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.