Monthly Archives: February 2015

Futuristic piano

Do you know the Bogányi piano? Created by Hugarian pianist Gergely Bogányi, the smooth form of the instrument is designed to improve its acoustics proprieties. The shape of the legs, […]

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Printing real musical instruments at home

A step beyond the mass production of musical instruments, it is now possible to 3D print instruments at home. Isn’t it surprising that an acoustically complex instrument such as a […]

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14 commandments to mentally prepare ourselves to modern music

Contemporary visual artist Curt Barns shares some tips that have helped him appreciate modern music. Some video extracts are also included to demonstrate the diversity of modern music. To discover!

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16 pictures of street musicians

For how long have street musicians existed as a phenomena? These vintage pictures in black and white show street musicians from the 20th century. To see them, click here!

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Le P2M aux États généraux de la recherche OICRM

The English version of this site is currently under construction. Le lundi 24 novembre 2014, l’Observatoire interdisciplinaire de création et de recherche en musique (OICRM) tenait des États généraux de […]

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Teaching the experience of musical to audiences

Megan Ihnen, mezzo-soprano singer, sees musicians as much more than instrumentalists. A responsibility as important as instrumental technique rests on their shoulders: the success of the emotional experience given to […]

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When cellphone use during concert is encouraged

Though cellphones are usually forbidden during classical concerts, the Philadelphia orchestra actually encourages them. The reason is LiveNote, a cell phone app that visually represents the structure of musical masterpieces, […]

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Orchestra in the club

If people don’t want to go out to classical music concerts, the National Symphony Orchestra will join them instead, even in a nightclub. Although most clubbers usually frequent Echostage for […]

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Why do people shy away from cultural activities?

A study from the National Endowments for the Arts has identified three factors that explain why 31 million Americans chose not to participate in cultural activities in 2014: time, accessibility […]

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DMAQ Project

Do you know about DMAQ project? We have made this video for you to introduce DMAQ’s members, research goals, partners and actions!

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