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Black Violin perform at the Kids Inaugural concert for children and military families, one of the events ahead of the second-term inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington January 19, 2013.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES  - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT)   - RTR3CNYZ

Black Violin breaks down music stereotypes

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Two former high school orchestra nerds use their love of Bach and Beethoven to break down stereotypes by reimagining classical music and connecting with new audiences.
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Best music lesson ever: What makes “Over the Rainbow” work?

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Seventy-seven years ago, Judy Garland first recorded one of the most iconic songs of the 20th century, “Over the Rainbow.” Learn what makes the song such a classic with this lesson.
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Kids in trouble learn life skills through classical guitar

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A program in a Texas juvenile justice center allows young men to improve their lives through classical music. Continue reading

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Is music streaming hurting songwriters?

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Artists say they are underpaid for the use of their songs, but streaming companies like Spotify claim to amplify the reach of new music. Continue reading

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How to learn about the Chinese economy through rap songs

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An American rapper and comedian’s popular videos are taking a new approach to the issue of rising prices in China. Continue reading

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