Study reveals music's universal patterns

World / Social Issues Nov 22, 2019

Study reveals music's universal patterns

From love songs to dance tunes to lullabies, music made in disparate cultures worldwide displays certain universal patterns, according to a study by researchers who suggest a commonality in the way human minds create music. The study, published on Thursday, focused on musical recordings and ...

Japanese pianists win top and second prizes in Paris contest

National Nov 17, 2019

Japanese pianists win top and second prizes in Paris contest

Japanese artists won the first and second prizes in the piano category of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin international classical music competition in Paris on Saturday. "Winning the competition was beyond expectations," said Kenji Miura, 26, who captured the First Grand Prix. "I'm glad that my hard work has ...