25. April 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Read Online

Or not.

Research shows that coughing seems to increase at classical music concerts. It’s no news that a lot of music is ruined by coughing. Coughing in quiet moments, coughing at the end of a movement, coughing that sweeps through an auditorium like wind over a prairie.
Coughing seems to increase during contemporary music and in slow, quiet movements, but researchers don’t know why. According to a story in the Telegraph, professor Andreas Wagener, a German economist, said there were few statistics on the subject but existing research indicated a strange increase in coughing among classical concert audiences.

RTWT

25. April 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Read Online

There is a bit of rebellion happening right now with you doing opera on a show like this, but you have to do it to educate the youth on the importance of classical music and real singing.

-Will.i.am

This was said on some (pop?) music competition show.

Read more here.

25. April 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: FBQD

Stupid broken oboe – any spare ones lying about looking for a home???

25. April 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: TQOD

I put my keys and wallet in my oboe case to go to the store… Go ahead and judge me.