Questions tagged [music]

Music is an art form whose medium is sound. Common elements of music are pitch (which governs melody and harmony), rhythm (and its associated concepts tempo, meter, and articulation), dynamics, and the sonic qualities of timbre and texture. The word derives from Greek μουσική (mousike), "(art) of the Muses."

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Does listening to rap music increase violent behavior?

Related (Kind of) Classical music in public places: does it affect violence? Do violent video games cause violent behavior? Can music incite murder? I've heard many people say that listening to rap, ...
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Did Michael Jeffery (Hendrix's manager) kill Jimi Hendrix after tricking him into signing an insurance policy?

Michael Jeffery, Jimi Hendrix's manager, tricked Hendrix into signing an insurance contract that pays Jeffery $2 million upon the death of Mr James Marshall Hendrix. A short time later, Hendrix is ...
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Are winter babies better at music?

I heard on a Fox News commercial that "winter babies are better at music". I want to know if there are any studies on this subject.
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Does regularly playing music to cows increase their appetite?

The Kobe Beef Marketing & Distribution Promotion Association says : There may well be some farms rearing low numbers of cattle who are doing things bordering on this. But, this does not mean ...
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Is the Inner Circle hit song “Sweat” about rape?

Is the song Sweat (A La La La La Long) by Inner Circle really about rape? Does anyone have an interview or something confirming this? When I was younger it was a hit and we all listened to it without ...
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Explanation for regularly hearing music of no apparent source?

My grandfather considers himself a skeptic. His wife (my grandmother) recently passed away, and ever since, he swears that he can hear distant ethereal music late at night, every night, and only in ...
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Is the Airtel music ad the most streamed song and most downloaded ringtone?

This image was forwarded to me on Whatsapp The Airtel Music Ad composed by A R Rahman was the Most Streamed Song in the World in the Year 2005-2009. Also it is the Most Downloaded Ringtone in the ...
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Is dysharmonia a recognized medical condition?

In his book Musicophilia, Oliver Sacks discusses a case involving a woman named Rachel Y. who lost the ability to process harmony in a car accident. He then explains how this lead to simultanagnosia. ...
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What effect does listening to music on streaming services have on artist revenues?

There are quite a lot of reports saying that the fees Spotify, Apple Music and other music streaming services pay artists are very low. These reports tend imply that because people are streaming, not ...