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Music Helps Stroke Sufferers Communicate

Source Melodies help people find their voice: Stroke, dementia and autism sufferers are better able to communicate after listening to music   Families benefit by feeling less isolated and neglected from their communities Music helps people communicate by allowing them … Continue reading

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Yoko Ono could get songwriting credit for Imagine – 46 years late

Source The process to credit Ono on John Lennon’s 1971 hit has begun, decades after he acknowledged her poetic influence on it Yoko Ono is being lined up for a songwriting credit on her husband John Lennon’s hit ballad Imagine, … Continue reading

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The Marimba Robot That Composes and Plays Its Own Music

Source At the Georgia’s Institute of Technology, Shimon plays some marimba jams. Shimon is also not human, but a robot using deep learning and artificial intelligence to play music of its own creation. Being fed a variety of over 5,000 … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Music

Source Kim and Kim Titus, founders of the Thumbs Up Foundation, pose or a picture during their foundations Mental Health Awareness concert at the Woodside Golf Course in Airdrie on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The concert featured performance by Sean … Continue reading

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From bleeps of ‘Pong’ and ‘Mario,’ game music comes of age

Source  – This May 22, 2009 file photo, shows the puzzle video game Tetris at Barcade in the Brooklyn section of New York. From the simple “pings” of the ground-breaking “Pong” in 1972, video game music has come of age, … Continue reading

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Why rock fans are loyal to the brand – not the band

Source The return of Guns N’ Roses and Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow underlines how logos and audience loyalty are more crucial to a group’s success than who is on stage This weekend, two of the biggest names in hard rock return … Continue reading

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