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How did Beethoven cope with going deaf?

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Rating:  0 Ludwig van Beethoven’s deafness is probably the best-known physical ailment of any composer in history. Because it caused him untold suffering and affected his work, it has become an unshakeable part of the legend surrounding the man and his music. It’s often presented as an obstacle he had to overcome, while his reaction…

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The best classical music for working from home

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Rating:  0 Oliver Condy, Editor There are times in the month when the magazine team really needs to get its collective heads down to get pages to the printer – for that slightly manic week or so, I tend to reach for Tudor choral music. Byrd’s Ave Verum, Tallis’s O Nata Lux, a spot of…

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Fetty Wap Sued for Alleged Assault: Report

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Note: This article contains descriptions of alleged assault. Rapper Fetty Wap has been sued by a woman for assault, the Blast reports. According to court documents viewed by the Blast, the plaintiff claims that the rapper strangled her and punched her during an incident inside of his Los Angeles home in June 2019. The suit…

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StubHub Hit With $5 Million Class Action Lawsuit

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Ticket exchange and resale company StubHub has been hit with a $5 million dollar federal class action lawsuit, Billboard reports. The complaint was reportedly filed by a Wisconsin man named Matthew McMillan, who claims that StubHub will not refund money that he spent on an NHL game that has since been suspended due to the…

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Lawsuit Against Universal Music Over 2008 Warehouse Fire Is Dismissed

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A federal judge has dismissed several iconic musicians’ lawsuit against Universal Music Group over a 2008 warehouse fire that destroyed archived recordings, The New York Times reports. The lawsuit was filed by Soundgarden, Steve Earle, Hole, and the estates of Tupac Shakur and Tom Petty last year in response to a Times investigation of Hollywood…

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CMJ Is Now Under New Ownership

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Late last year, it was announced that New York City’s CMJ Music Marathon would return for the first time in five years. The week-long multi-venue festival was initially launched in 1978, and ran through 2015. However following a change in ownership and a string of legal issues, the event’s future was uncertain. Now, the British…

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Charli XCX Announces New Album how i’m feeling now

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Charli XCX has announced a new album. “I’m going to use this isolation time to make a brand new album from scratch,” she said in a video posted online today (April 6). “I’m only going to be able to use the tools I have at my fingertips to create all music, all artwork, all videos……

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Body Meat Shares New Song “The Well”: Listen

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Body Meat, the project of Philadelphia musician Christopher Taylor, has shared a new song. “The Well” was written and produced by Taylor and features the saxophone playing of Andrew Lee. Listen to the track below. In 2019, Body Meat released the record Truck Music. Earlier this year, he appeared on i am gambling with my…

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Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, More to Perform on Global Citizen Livestream Special

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Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) have announced One World: Together at Home. The lineup for the livestreamed show, curated in collaboration with Lady Gaga, features Billie Eilish and FINNEAS, Lizzo, J Balvin, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong, Alanis Morisette, Burna Boy, and others. Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel, and…

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The Isolation Check-In: Live Streams and More From the National, Kyle MacLachlan, More

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With music fans responsibly self-isolating and social distancing and venues on lockdown, artists are finding creative ways to navigate the coronavirus outbreak and its profound impact on the entertainment industries. To help you keep track, Pitchfork is rounding up a daily slate of concert streams, digital gatherings, community support efforts, and other endeavors artists are…

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(Sandy) Alex G Shares New Song “rosebud”: Listen

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(Sandy) Alex G has shared a new song titled “rosebush.” The largely-instrumental track is accompanied by video that contains a short story about a woman named Joanna, three yowling grey cats, and the titular rosebush. The story also has the line, “Crawl back to your hole, rat!,” written many times. Check out the song and video…

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Course: Masterclass per strumentisti d’orchestra

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22 Jun – 10 Jul, 2020 Perfezionati sotto la guida delle Prime Parti del Teatro alla Scala! L’Accademia Teatro alla Scala propone delle masterclass per strumentisti d’orchestra, che si terranno fra il 22 giugno e il 10 luglio 2020. Oltre alla tecnica strumentale e al repertorio solistico, saranno affrontati in modo particolare i passi e…

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Laura Marling Moves Up New Album to This Week, Shares New Song: Listen

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Laura Marling has announced she has moved up the release date of her new album, Song for Our Daughter. Originally slated for a summer release, the record will now arrive April 10 via Partisan/Chrysalis. “In light of the change to all our circumstances, I saw no reason to hold back on something that, at the…

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Lady Gaga Reveals New Album Chromatica Artwork

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Lady Gaga recently postponed her new album Chromatica, which was originally scheduled to arrive on April 10. A new release date hasn’t been confirmed just yet, but today she’s shared the album’s artwork. Check it out below. https://twitter.com/ladygaga/status/1246905802952077312 Chromatica is the follow-up to Joanne and her A Star Is Born soundtrack. The record includes her…

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American Football Headlining Coronavirus Relief Festival in Minecraft

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Open Pit and Anamanaguchi are throwing a coronavirus relief virtual music festival on Saturday, April 11 that takes place within the video game world of Minecraft. It’s called Nether Meant, and it’s set to feature performances from American Football, Anamanaguchi, Baths, HANA, and more. Nether Meant takes place in a fictional space called Elsewither, which…

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Watch Justin Vernon Play a New Bon Iver Song in Isolation

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Justin Vernon performed a new Bon Iver song during Bernie Sanders’ virtual town hall about the COVID-19 pandemic Saturday night. It’s called “Things Behind Things Behind Things.” Vernon also performed “Towers,” and “Blood Bank,” and a cover of Bob Dylan’s “With God on Our Side” during the broadcast. Watch it all below—Soccer Mommy performs “Circle…

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Marianne Faithfull Hospitalized with COVID-19

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Marianne Faithfull has been hospitalized in London due to coronavirus (COVID-19). She is “stable and responding to treatment,” according to her manager François Ravard. Faithfull’s longtime friend Penny Arcade told Rolling Stone that Faithfull had checked herself into a hospital on Monday (March 30) following a few days of symptoms. She told the outlet that…

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My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way Shares Four New Solo Songs: Listen

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My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way has shared rough versions of four new solo songs: “Phoning It In,” “Crate Amp,” and “Welcome to the Hotel.” Listen to them all below. In a statement posted along with the tracks, Way said that he had been working on some of the tracks with the intention of eventually…

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Listen to Bad Bunny’s Surprise Song “En Casita”

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Bad Bunny has surprise released a new song called “En Casita.” A one-off about life in self-isolation, the song features vocals from his girlfriend Gabriela Berlingeri. Listen to the track below. Bad Bunny released his second album YHLQMDLG at the end of February, and it became the highest-charting all-Spanish-language album of all time with its…

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Rina Sawayama Shares New Song “Chosen Family”: Listen

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Rina Sawayama has shared a new song from her forthcoming debut SAWAYAMA. “Chosen Family,” produced by PC Music’s Danny L Harle, is dedicated “to my queer friends who I now consider family,” Sawayama said in a press release. Hear it below. Sawayama previously shared the lyrics and chords to “Chosen Family” with her fans, asking…

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Frank Ocean Releases New Songs “Dear April” and “Cayendo”: Listen

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Back in October, Frank Ocean previewed a pair of new songs during his first-ever PrEP+ club night in New York. “Dear April” and “Cayendo” received remixes from Justice and Sango, respectively, and listings for 7″ vinyl editions of the new music was subsequently made available to pre-order on Ocean’s webstore. Now, months later, those physical…

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Tekashi 6ix9ine Granted Early Prison Release Due to Coronavirus Concerns

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Tekashi 6ix9ine has been granted release from prison earlier than expected, as court documents viewed by Pitchfork confirm. The New York rapper, who was serving time after pleading guilty to charges of racketeering conspiracy, multiple firearms offenses, and narcotics trafficking, will serve the four-month remainder of his term from home confinement under government surveillance due…

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Listen to Hayley Williams’ New Song “Over Yet”

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Paramore’s Hayley Williams is releasing her new album PETALS FOR ARMOR on May 8. She’s already shared the first part of the album and a new song called “Roses/Lotus/Violet/Iris” (featuring backing vocals from boygenius). Today (April 2), she’s back with another new track. Listen to “Over Yet” below. PETALS FOR ARMOR is the first solo…

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How to Help Musicians During the COVID-19 Crisis

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With live events grinding to a halt around the globe due to the COVID-19 pandemic, musicians who rely on touring to make most of their money are expressing serious concern about their immediate financial stability. So are brick-and-mortar record stores, who need customers to stay afloat. Now, the music industry is attempting to take on…

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The best classical music to discover during self-isolation

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Rating:  0 Oliver Condy, Editor When not at my desk, the music I reach for most is by Mendelssohn – in recent weeks I’ve been rediscovering his string quartets which for me are the most perfect balance of poise, sophistication and indulgence. Only the other day, I returned to a recording of No. 4 in E…

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Five of the best recordings of Beethoven’s sonata cycles

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Rating:  0 Artur Schnabel Warner Classics 9029597507 Recorded between 1932 and 1938, this first-ever recording of the complete sonatas has remained a classic account.   The greatest piano concertos of all time   Wilhelm Kempff DG 477 7958 The German pianist recorded the cycle several times; DG’s remastered stereo version was released in 2008.   …

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P!nk Tested Positive for Coronavirus

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P!nk has revealed that she recently tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The singer broke the news in a statement posted on her Twitter account. “Two weeks ago my three-year-old son, Jameson, and I were showing symptoms of COVID-19,” she wrote. “Fortunately, our primary care physician had access to tests and I tested positive.” P!nk wrote…

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Octo Octa Shares New Love Hypnosis Mixtape: Listen

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Octo Octa, the Brooklyn-based house producer Maya Bouldry-Morrison, has released a new hour-long mix on T4T LUV NRG’s SoundCloud page. Listen to the mix in full below. While the mix is available to stream for free on SoundCloud, T4T LUV NRG (Octo Octa’s label with Eris Drew) is also selling copies of it on their…