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Tom Service traces the rise of an exciting new genre, from bleeps to responsive scores.
Try our psychoacoustic experiment to see how tempo can affect your timekeeping abilities.
Music Matters meets CN Lester, Holden Madagame, Lucia Lucas (pictured) and Ella Taylor.
Music Matters reveals the hidden environmental impact of listening to music online.
Good news to start the New Year: sales of classical music outperforming downward trends.
From composers to singers - how musicians deal with the decision to retire.
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