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innate singing
2015-02-09 09:56:06

New research out of Northwestern University suggests that singing accurately is not so much a talent as a learned skill that can decline over time if not used.

Choir Singers Heartbeats Synchronized
2013-07-09 10:15:48

Researchers in Sweden report choirs do more than perform better when they breathe in unison; their heartbeats also beat in time, accelerating and decelerating in tempo with the music.

2010-01-19 09:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, has joined with the Gospel Music Channel to educate people about stroke through an online singing competition. Most Powerful Voices, held Jan.

2009-10-09 10:00:00

Program also features members of the Cleveland State University Chorale CLEVELAND, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantores Cleveland will perform one of its most popular programs on Friday, November 6, at Cleveland State University (CSU).

2009-06-02 07:10:00

This season-finale event is presented in The Stephen Wise Free Synagogue at 2 p.m.

2009-04-16 06:55:00

Co-Sponsored by The New York Virtuoso Singers and the Society for Universal Sacred Music NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With a mission of spreading a message of unity and peace through the beauty and the power of music, the Society for Universal Sacred Music (http://www.universalsacredmusic.org) and The New York Virtuoso Singers (http://www.nyvirtuoso.org) will co-sponsor "Voices for Love and Unity - A Concert for Peace," on Sunday, April 26, 2009, at St.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.