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Orchestra helps deaf people hear Beethoven!

Music has no boundaries, so why should anyone be devoid of a beautiful piece? That too of the famous Beethoven!  In the sweetest gesture, Budapest’s Danubia orchestra is helping people ‘hear’ and literally feel Beethoven’s famous Fifth Symphony. The performers are positioned in a way that allows the audience members with the most severe hearing […]

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Spanish opera reopens to leafy audience 

It’s no big deal for Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu Opera House to be housefull. Only this time the audience was a bit different.  Barcelona’s Liceu opera reopened its doors for the first time in over three months to hold a concert – exclusively for a quiet, leafy audience of nearly 2,300 house plants. Organisers […]

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Kurt Cobain’s guitar goes under hammer 

Late musician Kurt Cobain’s guitar played during his legendary MTV Unplugged performance is hitting the auction block at a starting estimate of $1 million (Around Rs 75,064,000). The retro acoustic-electric 1959 Martin D-18E Cobain strummed for Nirvana’s career-defining performance in New York — just five months before his shock death at age 27 — will […]

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This robot can create music 

A robot called Shimon doesn’t simply play music, he also writes the words to his own songs – and sings them. Shimon is a four-armed robot with a ball-like head. He holds small mallets in his “hands” to play a kind of xylophone called a marimba. As Shimon plays, his head moves around in time […]

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Record your dance steps and send it to us… 

Because they are unique! Yes, as according to a recent study,  a person’s dance movements are a kind of fingerprint, each person has a unique movement signature that stays the same no matter what kind of music is playing. So you maybe dancing to disco or hip hop or just grooving to a Bollywood number, […]

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Cracking Christmas Carol Codes!

Christmas – The most wonderful time of the year is almost here! As you know, carol singing goes hand-in-hand with this festivity. But before you sing your heart out, here’s unraveling a little history  behind your favourite sing alongs and their meanings… Deck The Halls As you dress up your Christmas tree and get your […]

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Do you know Beyoncé?

We all know that Beyoncé is a powerhouse of talent. She can perfect harmonies, she can sing to mountains and they would swing. But other  than her magical vocal range, the diva also has a kind heart.   Since 4 September marks her birthday, let’s break down the lesser known facts of Queen B that […]

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MTV Awards: Winners take it all!

MTV Awards: Winners take it all! The MTV Video Music Award 2019 was a highly anticipated occasion for the music industry and the world by and large! It was a spectacular star-studded night filled with great melodies, happy faces and glitz and glam.  But who won best video music award of the year? Were there […]

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Birthday Special: A list of Michael Jackson’s chartbusters

Born with rhythm in his feet, exceptional storytelling and a sensational vocal range, Michael Jackson reigned as the King Of Pop of in the music industry and truly lived up to his title!  He stunned audiences across the world with entertainment packed performances through his signature dance moves such as the moonwalk, his anti gravity […]

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You think you can dance? So does this cockatoo!

A dance sensation has taken YouTube by storm, and it’s not human. Snowball, the sulphur-crested cockatoo broke big on YouTube in 2007 for his toe-tapping, head-bobbing performance to the Backstreet Boys’ “Everybody.” And is back in news because scientists think parrots and humans share the tendency to gyrate to music. The issue of Current Biology […]