In his captivating history of 20th-century music titled “The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the 20th Century,” New Yorker music critic Alex Ross reveals that acclaimed novelist Ralph Ellison “once thought of becoming a composer. He took a few lessons from Wallingford Riegger, an early admirer of Schoenburg. Then, like so many others, he stopped.” […]Read more "Musical instrument gift that can change your life"
Feeling like a bit of a Grinch this holiday season? Then maybe turning on some festive tunes can help you to get in the spirit — or at least put you in a better frame of mind. Music plays an important role in our lives, and the benefits of music are great. Music has shown […]Read more "Music helps us get in tune with our emotions and bodies"