What’s Wrong with Classical Music?

From a paper by John Sloboda (pdf file): The traditions and forms of the academy are, despite what some apologists claim, inaccessible to most people. Their inaccessibility is of two sorts. First, they do not reflect to most people the Read More …

Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 6

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?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 Read More …

Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 5

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?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 Read More …

Is Classical Music Elitist? Part 2

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?Continued from Is Classical Music Elitist? A few days ago, I posted part of a discussion that appeared on the website of The Guardian, a British newspaper. Read More …

Is Classical Music Elitist?

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Is Classical Music Elitist?The city of Dallas owns a radio station, WRR, which is one of the few in the United States that plays classical music around the clock (although Read More …

Music and Art Modulate Brain Waves to Reduce Pain

From a study by Chen AC : Pain perception and its genesis in the human brain have been reviewed recently. In the current article, the reports on pain modulation in the human brain were reviewed from higher cortical regulation, i.e. Read More …