I've been looking to no avail for research into the content of song lyrics re-enforcing ideas like a mantra in the mind. Does anyone know of any research into this? We learn by repetition so one would imagine the brain isn't selective. Brand re-enforcement advertising works this way so lyrical content should too?
Help me write a research paper all at once by providing me with the ultimate late-night write-a-thon soundtrack. Pop/Dance/Electronica edition, specifications within. [more inside]
Is there software capable of analyzing the note-to-note event data from a melody played on a solo acoustic instrument (live or recorded), and then generating a text file containing said data in a list form? [more inside]
On Christmas Eve 1944, the BBC Home Service broadcast a program called 'A Poet's Christmas', featuring new poetry and music. Among the musical items was Michael Tippett's carol 'The Weeping Babe' (setting poetry of Edith Sitwell), which the BBC commissioned for the broadcast. I am trying to find out what else was broadcast as part of this program. [more inside]
I'm looking for musicians who've decided not to be on MySpace Music (because they don't want to provide free content/traffic for News Corp., because they don't want their work next to ads, or for other reasons related to MySpace). Where are statements, blog posts, etc., by such musicians? Your own thoughts on these issues are welcome too.
Please help me find songs about research involving human subjects. [more inside]
What's the best way to locate scholarly writing and analysis of a given piece of classical music? [more inside]
What happened to the New York School of Music? [more inside]
My employer recently banned listening to music at work. Anyone know of any research related to the effects music has at the workplace? [more inside]
Should I do an Engineering Internship in order to preserve my chances of getting a backup job that I may never do?
Should I do an Engineering Internship in order to preserve my chances of getting a backup job that I may never do, instead pursuing a career in music? [more inside]