More to a skilled ear in music
The first pilot study in Australia to give musicians the skills and training to critically assess music by what they hear rather than what they see begins this month at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.The study aims to ...
UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts
(AP)—Researchers at the University of Connecticut are using medical technology to breathe new life into some antique musical instruments.
Who are the music pirates and what do they want?
Music piracy is a huge problem, if the music industry is to believed. But so far, very little has been done to stop it. We are, however, starting to get an idea of what motivates people to do it. If record ...
Artificial intelligence identifies the musical progression of the Beatles
Music fans and critics know that the music of the Beatles underwent a dramatic transformation in just a few years, but until now there hasn't been a scientific way to measure the progression. That could change now that computer ...
Apple closes acquisition of Beats music
Apple said Friday it closed its $3 billion deal for Beats, the high-end audio equipment and streaming music service, a tie-up that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences.
Attitudes toward individuals with disabilities improve after simulating disability
Music students' attitudes toward individuals with disabilities are more positive after they simulate having a disability, a University of Kansas study found.
Google made failed bid for Spotify
Internet titan Google tried last year to buy streaming music service Spotify but backed off for reasons including a whopping price tag, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
T-Mobile deal helps Rhapsody hit 2M paying subs
(AP)—Rhapsody International Inc. said Tuesday its partnership with T-Mobile US Inc. has helped boost its number of paying subscribers to more than 2 million, up from 1.7 million in April.
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
(AP)—The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.