Listening to some songs can cause a powerful physiological response known as "frisson." What is it, and why does it happen?
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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Successful romantic relationships require desire, but that desire doesn't have to be sexual.
From Brahms to Tchaikovsky, here's a curated list of composers whose music has shaped the classical canon.
With the right management training program, organizations can empower leaders with the skills they need to succeed — giving everyone on the team a leg up.
Russian movies continue to be used as a mouthpiece for the country's political leadership.
Though gloomy and dense, Russian literature is hauntingly beautiful, offering a relentlessly persistent inquiry into the human experience.
Many of the world's favorite records weren't really recorded by the artist on the label.
As one of the biggest manmade structures in the sky and at a cost of over $100b, it's the place where the space age dream is still alive.
Utopias are idealised visions of a perfect society. Utopianisms are those ideas put into practice. This is where the trouble begins.
Did you guess ‘resonance’? Guess again. “At least six lamp posts were snapped off while I watched. A few minutes later, I saw a side girder bulge out. But, though the […]
Improvisational theater, an often overlooked genre, involves dynamic lessons on listening that can help all kinds of professional relationships and improve conversation.
In 1975, rock legend Lou Reed released an album entitled Metal Machine Music. The album consists of no songs, no lyrics and is entirely devoid of melody and rhythm. Instead, […]
Roberto Díaz was the principal violist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the National Symphony orchestra. Watch as he explains why bringing a hundred musicians together in to one synchronized ensemble is not easy - it's a feat of human expression well-deserving of our attention.
BY JASON SILVA The Imaginary Foundation says “Great art expands the way we see—it uplifts the human spirit from the barbaric and thrusts it toward the numinous.” – An Interview […]
A new perspective to these times, their challenges and opportunities. ByAndy (Andres Agostini) - Ich Bin Singularitarian! High-Tech Visionary and Method Developer/Proprietor of: "Transformative And Integrative Risk Management" www.AgostiniWorks.blogspot.com-Arlington, Virginia, USA