Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 6

Continued from: Is Classical Music Elitist? Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 2 Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 3 Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 4 Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 5 I know, it seems like this has been going on Read More …

Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 5

Continued from: Is Classical Music Elitist? Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 2 Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 3 Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 4 I’ve been posting quotes I find interesting from a discussion thread on The Guardian’s website, and Read More …

Musicians have Superior Auditory Discrimination

From a study by Brattico, Elvira, Pallesen, Karen Johanne, Varyagina, Olga, Bailey, Christopher, Anourova, Irina, Järvenpää, Miika, Eerola, Tuomas, and Tervaniemi, Mari: At the level of the auditory cortex, musicians discriminate pitch changes more accurately than nonmusicians. However, it is Read More …