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Music is an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner. Any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds. Musical activity (singing or whistling etc.) Sounds produced by singers or musical instruments (or reproductions of such sounds). Music is more then just learning an Instrument. Music Smart involves skill in the Performance, Composition, and Appreciation of Musical Patterns.

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Music Online SourcesMusic Sheet
Music Education
Music as a Teaching and Learning Tool
Music News
Music Shows
Music Museums - Instruments
Music Instrument Lessons
Music Editing Tools
Sound Systems - Speakers - Headphones
Films about Music
Music Therapy
Singing Lessons
Singing Knowledge
Does my Singing sound good?
Music Genre's
How many Songs have been created?

Film Score also sometimes called background score, background music, film music or incidental music) is original music written specifically to accompany a film.

Soundtrack is recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game.

Sound Mixer location sound recordist, location sound engineer or simply sound mixer is the member of a film crew or television crew responsible for recording all sound recording on set during the filmmaking or television production using professional audio equipment, for later inclusion in the finished product, or for reference to be used by the sound designer, sound effects editors, or foley artists. This requires choice and deployment of microphones, choice of recording media, and mixing of audio signals in real time.

Playwright is a person who writes plays. Also known as a dramatist.

Dance is a performance art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement. This movement has aesthetic and symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and observers within a particular culture. Dance can be categorized and described by its choreography, by its repertoire of movements, or by its historical period or place of origin.
Dance Like Nobody's Watching (youtube)
Michelle Jenneke (youtube)
Watch Them Whip: A Decade of Viral Dance Moves | The New Yorker (youtube)
A visual History of Social Dance in 25 Moves: Camille A. Brown (video)

Internet Music Sources

Online Radio Stations
Radio Locator
Radio Tower
Radio Garden
Live 365
Zeno Radio
Sound Cloud
Audio Music Sharing
I Like
I Tunes
E Music
Groove Shark
Windows Media Guide
Never Ending Playlist
Cd Baby (Indie Music)
The Sound You Need
National Jukebox

Historical Recordings from the Library of Congress.
Music Score Library Project
All Music
Play Lists

Light in the Attic
Share Your Own Mix Online
Turn Table
Music Video Sites

Music Shows - Music Festivals

Music Festivals
Music Festivals
Concert Vault
Concert Listings

SOLATE - Hearing protection from load music, but still hear.

Set List (Songs Played)
Battle of Bands (wiki)
Woodstock 94
Concert Ticket Sales
The Arts
Solar Powered Portable Concert Stages
Brushfire Records
Rough Trade Record Store
Music Video Sites
Hearing Problems

Music News

Music News (VH1)
Music News (Universal)
VEVO Music News
Rolling Stone
Music News
Ana Logik
NPR Music News
Statistical universals
reveal the structures and functions of human music
AOL Music News
Music News Net
Phonographic Industry 
Classical TV
Heavy Metal News
Girl Talk
Rock & Roll Concert Story
350-BPM (Heavy Metal)
Old Concert Stubs Photo
Damn The Radio
Ergonomic Guitar

Music Editing Tools

Audio Editing Software Reviews
Muse Score
Garage Band
Audio Software
Free Audio Software List

Radio Edit is a modification, typically truncated, to make a song more suitable for airplay, whether it be adjusted for length, profanity, subject matter, instrumentation, or form. Radio edits may also be used for commercial single versions, which may be denoted as the 7" version. However, not all "radio edit" tracks are played on radio.

Music Production Center originally MIDI Production Center, now Music Production Controller) are a popular series of electronic musical instruments intended to function as a powerful kind of drum machine, the MPCs drew on design ideas from machines such as the Sequential Circuits Inc.
Music Sampling Station
Mobile Recording interface

Remove Vocals
Audacity (audio editor) is a free open source digital audio editor and recording computer software application, available for Windows, OS X, Linux and other operating systems.

Song Lyrics
Cowboy Lyrics
Song Meanings
Rap Genius Lyrics Meaning
Auto-Rap App
Song Facts
Deconstructing Songs
Who Sang that Song?
Midomi hum a song and find it's name.
Sounds Just Like are songs that sound the same.
Sampling is the act of taking a portion, or sample, of one sound recording and reusing it as an instrument or a sound recording in a different song or piece.

Music Information Retrieval is the interdisciplinary science of retrieving information from music. MIR is a small but growing field of research with many real-world applications. Those involved in MIR may have a background in musicology, psychology, academic music study, signal processing, machine learning or some combination of these.
Sound Hound
Music Recognition Search
Exact Audio Copy
Martin & Co. Guitars
Ever Tune
Chordana Compose App 

MP3 Players (amazon)
MP3 Downloads (amazon)

Speakers - Headphones

Music for Videos
Sound for Film
Sheet Music

Audio Map Tuneglue
Music Map
Music Roamer
Social Zune Music
Sound Slate
One Track Mind
Music Blogs
The Sixty One
Our Stage

Pure Volume
Live Plasma

Pedal Drum Machine

Hammer Jammers

Microphone, mic or mike, is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal. Most microphones today use electromagnetic induction (dynamic microphones), capacitance change (condenser microphones) or piezoelectricity (piezoelectric microphones) to produce an electrical signal from air pressure variations. Microphones typically need to be connected to a preamplifier before the signal can be recorded or reproduced.
Amplifier is an electronic component that can increase the power of a signal.
Preamplifier is an electronic amplifier that prepares a small electrical signal for further amplification or processing. They are typically used to amplify signals from microphones, instrument pickups, and phonographs to line level. Preamplifiers are often integrated into the audio inputs on mixing consoles, DJ mixers, and sound cards. They can also be stand-alone devices.
Electromagnetic Induction is the production of an electromotive force or voltage across an electrical conductor due to its dynamic interaction with a magnetic field.
Piezoelectricity is the electric charge that accumulates in certain solid materials (such as crystals, certain ceramics,
and biological matter such as bone, DNA and various proteins) in response to applied mechanical stress.

Sphere - Precision Microphone Modeling System Real 3D Sounds of the Finest Microphones in Recording History.
Mikme: Wireless Recording Microphone

Puc Plus Universal Bluetooth MIDI Interface
MIDI Musical Instrument Digital Interface - allows a wide variety of electronic musical instruments, computers and other related devices to connect and communicate with one another.

Music Museums

Music MuseumMusical Instrument Museum
Musical Instrument Museum
Rock Hall of Fame
Rock & Roll Fantasy Camp
School of Rock
Music History
Recording Registry
History of Heavy Metal Book
Heavy Metal
National Recording Registry
LOC Collections
Simonetti Tuba Collection

Top 100 Bands
100 Greatest Artists

100 Greatest Songs
Bring our Music Back
Direct Stream Digital
Films about Music

Galleries - Museums
Art Websites


Musical Instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument.
Musical Instruments List (wiki)
Organology is the science of musical instruments and their classification.
Trumpet Motion Gif
Lumen: the Electro-Acoustic Handpan
ACPAD Electronic Orchestra For Your Guitar
Women Who Rock
Making Music from Everyday Sounds (youtube)
Idiophone  is any musical instrument that creates sound primarily by the instrument as a whole vibrating—without the use of strings or membranes.
Aerophone is any musical instrument that produces sound primarily by causing a body of air to vibrate, without the use of strings or membranes, and without the vibration of the instrument itself adding considerably to the sound. Aerophones categorically comprise "the largest and most complex group of instruments in the Americas"
Chordophone is a musical instrument that makes sound by way of a vibrating string or strings stretched between two points. It is one of the four main divisions of instruments in the original Hornbostel-Sachs scheme of musical instrument classification.
Membranophone is any musical instrument which produces sound primarily by way of a vibrating stretched membrane. It is one of the four main divisions of instruments in the original Hornbostel-Sachs scheme of musical instrument classification.
Viol is any one of a family of bowed, fretted and stringed instruments that first appeared in Spain in the mid to late 15th century and was most popular in the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
Theremin (wiki)   Video
Hang Instrument is a musical instrument in the idiophone class created by Felix Rohner and Sabina Schärer in Bern, Switzerland. The instrument is constructed from two half-shells of deep drawn, nitrided steel sheet glued together at the rim leaving the inside hollow and creating a distinct 'UFO shape'. The top ("Ding") side has a center 'note' hammered into it and seven or eight 'tone fields' hammered around the center. The bottom ("Gu") is a plain surface that has a rolled hole in the center with a tuned note that can be created when the rim is struck.
Hangin Balance
Guitar Making Academy where you learn to make your own personal guitar. Bailey Guitars: A Guitar Making Revolution 

Music Genera's

Musical Instrument Lessons

Video Music Lessons Musical Instruments
Free Guitar Videos
Guitar Tunings (wiki) 
Bohemian Guitars
Justin Guitar
Ultimate Picking
FRETX adds lights to the fretboard of YOUR own guitar
MI Guitar Magic Instruments
What Is A Chordelia? video

Play Piano (youtube)
Online Piano Lessons
Piano Practice 
Piano 88 keys, 52 white keys and 36 black keys.
Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard
Smart Piano Light-keyboard
iKeybo: World's Most Advanced Projection Keyboard and Piano virtual laser projection multilingual keyboard, virtual piano, and portable charger. All Together.

Drum Lessons
Play Bass Now
Virtual Music Teacher

Virtual Violin Lessons
Violin Online
Violin Course (youtube)

Musical Training Software

Musical Instruments

Music Genre's

Electronic Music (wiki)Music Genres Word Cloud
Digital Guitar
Morton Subotnick  video

Polyphony and Monophony in instruments
Play multiple notes simultaneously
Roland Juno-60

Top House-Electro Songs Psychedelic Music (wiki)
Psychedelic Rock (wiki)
Psychedelic Sight
Psychedelic Music
Genre Psychedelic
Inter Chill   Hz

Beatboxing (wiki)
Live Looping (wiki)
DMG Audio

Tom Thum: The orchestra in my mouth
Beardyman: Polyphonic Me (video)

Electronically Modified Didgeridoo Kyle Evans (youtube)
Techno (wiki)
Electronic Music Guide
Progressive House (wiki)
House Music (wiki)
Electronic Dance Music
Lost in Sound
Digitally Imported

Music Genre (wiki)
List of Music Styles (wiki)
List of Music Genres

Opera (wiki)
Opera (youtube)
Opera (youtube)
Opera (youtube)

Orchestra (wiki)

Mariachi (wiki)

New Age Music 
Soundtracks (movies)
Ballad (wiki)
Marching Band (wiki)
Heavy Metal
Jazz and Punk Mix 
Aficionado is a serious devotee of some particular music genre or musical performer.

Audio - Sound - Acoustics

Audio Engineer  works on the recording, manipulating the record using equalization and electronic effects, mixing, reproduction, and reinforcement of sound.Formula Wheel Acoustics
Sound Mixer is the member of a film crew or television crew responsible for recording all sound recording on set during the filmmaking or television production using professional audio equipment, for later inclusion in the finished product, or for reference to be used by the sound designer, sound effects editors, or foley artists. This requires choice and deployment of microphones, choice of recording media, and mixing of audio signals in real time.
Low Fidelity is a type of sound recording which contains technical flaws that make the recording sound different compared with the live sound being recorded, such as distortion, hum, background noise, or limited frequency response.
Sound Recording Reproduction is an electrical, mechanical, electronic, or digital inscription and re-creation of sound waves, such as spoken voice, singing, instrumental music, or sound effects. The two main classes of sound recording technology are analog recording and digital recording.
Brainwave Entrainment

Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including topics such as vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound.
Musical Acoustics
Nonlinear Acoustics
Architectural Acoustics (noise pollution)
Acoustical Meta-Material with near-zero density

Ambience (wiki)
Modulation (wiki)
Amplitude Modulation
Harmonic describes any member of the harmonic series. The term is employed in various disciplines, including music and acoustics, electronic power transmission, radio technology, etc.
Sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water. In physiology and psychology, sound is the reception of such waves and their perception by the brain. Hearing
Reverberation is the persistence of sound after a sound is produced. A reverberation, or reverb, is created when a sound or signal is reflected causing a large number of reflections to build up and then decay as the sound is absorbed by the surfaces of objects in the space – which could include furniture, people, and air. This is most noticeable when the sound source stops but the reflections continue, decreasing in amplitude, until they reach zero amplitude.
Sound Localization refers to a listener's ability to identify the location or origin of a detected sound in direction and distance. It may also refer to the methods in acoustical engineering to simulate the placement of an auditory cue in a virtual 3D space (see binaural recording, wave field synthesis).
Audio Signal Flow (wiki)
Fourier Transform (wiki)
Variation (wiki)
Circulator (wiki)
Auditory Cortex
Electricity - Hz - Resonance
Virtual Acoustic Space
Chord Progression
Repetition Pitch is an unexpected sensation of tonality or pitch that often occurs in nature when a sound is reflected against a sound-reflecting surface (for example: a brick wall), and both the original and the reflected sound arrive at the ear of an observer, but with a short time delay between the two arrivals.
Absolute Pitch, perfect pitch, is a rare auditory phenomenon characterized by the ability of a person to identify or re-create a given musical note without the benefit of a reference tone.
Overtone is any frequency greater than the fundamental frequency of a sound.
Tone (musical instrument) refers to the audible characteristics of a player's sound.
Pitch is a perceptual property of sounds that allows their ordering on a frequency-related scale, or more commonly, pitch is the quality that makes it possible to judge sounds as "higher" and "lower" in the sense associated with musical melodies.
Musical Tone is characterized by its duration, pitch, intensity (or loudness), and timbre (or quality).
Musical Note A notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound.
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time. If a newborn baby's heart beats at a frequency of 120 times a minute, its period—the time interval between beats—is half a second (that is, 60 seconds divided by 120 beats)
Fundamental Frequency is defined as the lowest frequency of a periodic waveform. In music, the fundamental is the musical pitch of a note that is perceived as the lowest partial present.
Equalization (audio) is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal. The most well known use of equalization is in sound recording and reproduction but there are many other applications in electronics and telecommunications. The circuit or equipment used to achieve equalization is called an equalizer. These devices strengthen (boost) or weaken (cut) the energy of specific frequency bands or "frequency ranges".
Stochastic Resonance is a phenomenon where a signal that is normally too weak to be detected by a sensor, can be boosted by adding white noise to the signal, which contains a wide spectrum of frequencies. The frequencies in the white noise corresponding to the original signal's frequencies will resonate with each other, amplifying the original signal while not amplifying the rest of the white noise (thereby increasing the signal-to-noise ratio which makes the original signal more prominent). Further, the added white noise can be enough to be detectable by the sensor, which can then filter it out to effectively detect the original, previously undetectable signal.
Signal-to-Noise Ratio is a measure used in science and engineering that compares the level of a desired signal to the level of background noise. It is defined as the ratio of signal power to the noise power, often expressed in decibels. A ratio higher than 1:1 (greater than 0 dB) indicates more signal than noise.
White Noise is a random signal having equal intensity at different frequencies, giving it a constant power spectral density.

Amusia is a musical disorder that appears mainly as a defect in processing pitch but also encompasses musical memory and recognition.
Hearing Problems
Unable Recognize Common Tunes
Tone Deafness (wiki)
Beat Deafness (wiki)

Acoustical Society of America
Society for Music Perception and Cognition
Acoustics and Vibrations Animations
SoftSynth – Music and Computers
Music Cognition Resource Center
The Basics of Acoustics
Every Noise At Once Music Genre Map
Everyday Listening Sound Art
The Basics of Acoustics
Every Noise At Once Music Genre Map
Everyday Listening Sound Art
Avisoft Bioacoustics
Consonance - Dissonance

HD Sound Systems - Speakers - Headphones

Is the sound on vinyl records better than on CDs or DVDs? 

HD Audio SystemsHeadphones
High Resolution Audio
HD Tracks
High Res Audio
Distortion of Sound 
Geek Pulse
Audio File Format (wiki)
Vi High Performance Audio System
Da Vinci Dac
Seiun Players: Hi-Res Audio meets 4K Video
How well can you Hear Audio Quality?
Zuperdac Portable Hifi Music anytime anywhere
Geek Audio Crowd Sourced High-Rez Sound System 
Hidden-HUB - Wireless HD Audio, Timeless Design  
Hidden Radio 2 Wireless Multi-Speaker
32 bit / 384 kHz Digital to Analog Converter Da Vinci DAC MKII decodes PCM music files with up to 768 kHz sample
rates in true 32 bit depth. It also decodes all DSD files up to 11.289 MHz (DSD256).
Aftermaster Pro: Make Your Audio Sound Incredible Audio Re-Mastering Device Fixes your TV audio & virtually any audio device–phone, laptop, gaming unit. Lightweight & portable.
MegaMini by HIFIMAN New Affordable High-Res Portable Music Player for Every Pocket.

Bluetooth Speakers
Peri-Duo Wifi-Bluetooth Speaker and Charge Case
LSTN: Premium Bluetooth Speakers With A Purpose 
UE BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (amazon)
SPRITZ: High Definition Wireless Music in an App-Controlled Rugged Sport Water Bottle with Hydration Tracker
TuneBox2: Turn your speakers into wireless players
'A' Speaker : The speaker that only YOU can hear
Sonic Blocks: World's 1st Modular Wireless Speaker
M24 Powered Speakers from Peachtree Audio
ARCHT mini - Wireless 360 Degree Speaker with Bass Impact Technology that fits in the palm of your hand.
Bumpboxx Freestyle - Nostalgic Bluetooth Boombox
S-Series: The most compact, mighty Wireless sound system
raD Wireless Multi-Room Speaker
Pebble, World's Smallest True Wireless Speaker
BumpOut: The Truly Portable Speaker that Bumps
Cisor: The Smallest Most Powerful Speaker
Music Tools

Headphones - Earphones
Hybratech Headphones
Encore Headphones 
Echobox - The Evolution of Personal Audio 
CAPE Headphones: Convert your stereo audio into a simulated 3D sound space, Spatial-active noise cancelling technology with
OSSIC X: Immersive 3D Audio Headphones
Bluetooth earphones with tips that mold to the unique shape of your ears in 60 seconds
Phazon : Wireless Earbuds Guaranteed Not to Fall Out 
Air: Acoustically Stunning Wireless Headphones Audiophile Hi-Fi Sound , Bluetooth 4.2, Single Button Control, In-Ear Mic with Portable Charging Pod.
SonaBuds: Smallest Stereo Earbuds w HD Audio & Mic 4 hours of listening time on one charge.
KUAI: The World’s Smartest Multi-Sport Headphones
SenCbuds: World’s 1st Smart Sensing Tech Earbuds
FireFlies - Truly Wire-Free Ear Buds
M4 : Earphones for Musicians
Nuheara IQbuds: Super Intelligent Wireless Earbuds
Keyhole bluetooth earbud Dot - World's Smallest Bluetooth Headset
Nura: Headphones with unique Soundwave Technology that Automatically Measures your Hearing for Great Sound
ROPES USA Earphones: Join Our Audio Revolution wearable Bluetooth earphones with built-in amplifier and EQ Engine.
Sound by Human - Audio Evolved securely attaches over each ear wirelessly, noise cancelation and more.
Jay Bird Gear Headphones

Bravo Headphones: 10x Better Sound Quality Hybrid Electrostatic Headphones® with Hi-Fi sound, power bass, and noise isolation.
Thunder: The Smartest Noise-Cancelling Earphones

Bone Conduction
Bone Conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull. Bone conduction transmission can be used with individuals with normal or impaired hearing.
Cynaps Bluetooth Bone Conduction Headset in a Hat
AfterShokz: Trekz Bone Conduction Headphones
The Dipper Audio Necklace by Tinsel
Beker: waterproof bone conduction music player
ZUNGLE Sunglasses with bone conduction speakers enables to transmit sound waves to the skull via vibrations.
BATBAND bone conduction system, Sleek Ear-Free Headphones.

LG’s HBS-760 headset
Moto Surround

Geek Out v2 Portable Headphone Amplifier
DACportable The world's smallest, self-powered headphone amp that improves the sound of headphones, tablets and computers, and features sonic shaping!

Mighty - Streaming Music Without Your Phone

Music Therapy

Music Therapy Science
Music Therapy uses music and all of its facets—physical, emotional, mental, social, aesthetic, and spiritual—to help clients improve their physical and mental health, such as cognitive functioning, motor skills, emotional development, social skills, and quality of life, by using music experiences such as free improvisation, singing, and listening to, discussing, and moving to music to achieve treatment goals. It has a wide qualitative and quantitative research literature base and incorporates clinical therapy, psychotherapy, biomusicology, musical acoustics, music theory, psychoacoustics, embodied music cognition, aesthetics of music, sensory integration, and comparative musicology.
Music Psychology is the understanding of musical behavior and experience, including the processes through which music is perceived, created, responded to, and incorporated into everyday life.
Music Physiology
Musicology is the scholarly analysis of and research on music.
The Listening Program - Listening

Neurologic Music Therapy is the therapeutic application of music to cognitive, sensory, and motor dysfunctions that come from human neurologic diseases.
Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT) #musicitsscience
Neurologic Music Therapy - Stroke Rehabilitation (MedRhythms)
McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind
Melodic Intonation Therapy is a therapeutic process used by music therapists and speech-language pathologists to help patients with communication disorders caused by damage to the left hemisphere of the brain.
Music Reduces Pain
Contrapuntal Motion is the general movement of two melodic lines with respect to each other. In traditional four-part harmony, it is important that lines maintain their independence, an effect which can be achieved by the judicious use of the four types of contrapuntal motion: parallel motion, similar motion, contrary motion, and oblique motion. Melodic motion.

Music Therapy
Music Therapy
Music and Memory
Senior Citizens and Music Benefits
Brain.fm Music for the Brain.
Sync Project a Million Songs to Unlock the Health Benefits of Music.
Go Sync Project a Million Songs to help unlock the health effects of music.
Infinity Music Therapy
Tinni Tracks Treat Tinnitus by Filtering high pitch sound from your favorite music.
The first imaging genetic study linking dopaminergic genes to music. New publication from MIB: Sounds, such as music and noise, are capable of reliably affecting individuals' moods and emotions, possibly by regulating brain dopamine.

More than A Feeling - Boston (youtube)
Charles Hazlewood's Paraorchestra (youtube)
Rhythm that's-Waltzed

Cymatic Therapy is based on the notion that human cells, organs, and tissues each have a natural resonant frequency which changes when perturbed by illness. Cymatic therapists apply different audible frequencies and combinations of sound waves which they claim entrain malfunctioning components back to their healthy vibratory state and promote natural healing.
Bio Beats wellbeing and coaching products.
Physiological Data - EEG, ECG, EMG, Blood Pressure, Skin Conductance

Music Visualization
Meditation Sounds
Meridian Tapping

Spiritual Music are generally Christian songs that were created by African slaves in the United States. Spirituals were originally an oral tradition that imparted Christian values while also describing the hardships of slavery. Although spirituals were originally unaccompanied monophonic (unison) songs, they are best known today in harmonized choral arrangements. This historic group of uniquely American songs is now recognized as a distinct genre of music.
Hymn is a type of song, usually religious, specifically written for the purpose of adoration or prayer, and typically addressed to a deity or deities, or to a prominent figure or personification.
Carol is in modern parlance a festive song, generally religious but not necessarily connected with church worship, and often with a dance-like or popular character.
Chant is the rhythmic speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two main pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a limited set of notes to highly complex musical structures, often including a great deal of repetition of musical subphrases. Mantra

Choir or Choras is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to perform. Choirs may perform music from the classical music repertoire, which spans from the Medieval era to the present, and/or popular music repertoire. Most choirs are led by a conductor, who leads the performances with arm and face gestures.
Sarah Brightman O Mio Babbino Caro (video)
Duke Chapel Choir (video)
Sight-Singing is the reading and performing of a piece of music or song in music notation that the performer has not seen before.

Sing-Along is an event of singing together at gatherings or parties, less formally than choir singing.
Lullaby or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music, usually played for or sung to children.

Whistling without the use of an artificial whistle is achieved by creating a small opening with one's lips and then blowing or sucking air through the hole. The air is moderated by the lips, tongue, teeth or fingers (placed over the mouth) to create turbulence, and the mouth acts as a resonant chamber to enhance the resulting sound by acting as a type of Helmholtz resonator.
Whistling Championships (youtube)

Singing Knowledge

Voice Types (wiki)
Soprano  is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
Alto refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music. More rarely it describes the highest male solo voice type (usually designated countertenor), and it is also the root word of contralto, the lowest standard female voice type. When designating instruments, "alto" likewise can refer either to the corresponding vocal range (alto flute and alto trombone) or to musical role (alto recorder and alto clarinet).
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types.
Baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
Bass Voice is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
Figured Bass is a kind of musical notation in which numerals and symbols (often accidentals) indicate intervals, chords, and non-chord tones that a musician playing harpsichord, organ, lute (or other instruments capable of playing chords) play in relation to the bass note that these numbers and symbols appear above or below.
Vocal Range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate.
Vocal Resonation is the process by which the basic product of phonation is enhanced in timbre and/or intensity by the air-filled cavities through which it passes on its way to the outside air.
Human Voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal folds for talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, etc..
Prima Donna is the leading female singer in the company, the person to whom the prime roles would be given. The prima donna was normally, but not necessarily, a soprano. The corresponding term for the male lead (almost always a tenor) is primo uomo. Prime donne often had grand off-stage personalities and were seen as demanding of their colleagues. From its original usage in opera, the term has spread in contemporary usage to refer to anyone behaving in a demanding or temperamental fashion or having an inflated view of oneself and a narcissistic attitude.
Roughness is studied by examining how textures are perceived and encoded by an individual's somatosensory system.
Human Screams
Larynges is an organ in the neck of tetrapods involved in breathing, sound production, and protecting the trachea against food aspiration. It manipulates pitch and volume. The larynx houses the vocal folds (vocal cords), which are essential for phonation. The vocal folds are situated just below where the tract of the pharynx splits into the trachea and the esophagus.
Counterpoint (wiki)
Electricity - Hz

Overtone (wiki)
Overtone Singing (wiki) Polyphonic Singing
Overtone Singing (youtube)

Musical Scales (wiki)
Diatonic Scale (wiki)
Whole Tone Scale
Chromatic Scale
Contrapuntal Motion
Clave Rhythm
Polyrhythm (wiki)
Polyphony (wiki)
Polychord (wiki)
Pythagorean Tuning (wiki)
Lambic Pentameter (wiki)

Pythagorean Hammers
Musica Universalis
Boethius De Institutione  musica

Musical Similarity

Phrasing (wiki)
Lattice (music)

How to Read Music
Sheet Music
Score (wiki)
Reading Music
Read Musical Notes (youtube)
Read Musical Notes (youtube)

Why do I think I sound good singing?

Singing Lessons

Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, and augments regular speech by the use of sustained tonality, rhythm, and a variety of vocal techniques. A person who sings is called a singer or Vocalist. Singers perform music (arias, recitatives, songs, etc.) that can be sung with or without accompaniment by musical instruments. Singing Lessons
A Cappella (wiki) Video
Songwriter (wiki)
How to Sing High Notes (youtube)
How To Sing Low Notes (youtube)
Vocal Exercises (youtube)
Vocal Exercises (youtube)
Singing & Songwriting for Beginning Pianists (youtube)
Vocal Coach (youtube)
Vocal Coach (wiki)
Personal Singing Guide
Singing Warm-Ups and Range (youtube)
Train Your Voice to
Sing Better (youtube)
About Singing Lessons (youtube)
History of Lyrics

Music Articulation refers to the direction or performance technique which affects the transition or continuity on a single note or between multiple notes or sounds.
Aesthetics of Music explores the mathematical and cosmological dimensions of rhythmic and harmonic organization.

Vocal Range is the measure of the breadth of pitches that a human voice can phonate, which the vocal folds produce certain sounds through quasi-periodic vibration.
Vocal Folds or vocal cords, are composed of twin infoldings of mucous membrane stretched horizontally, from back to front, across the larynx. They vibrate, modulating the flow of air being expelled from the lungs during phonation. Open when breathing and vibrating for speech or singing, the folds are controlled via the vagus nerve.
Vibration is a mechanical phenomenon whereby oscillations occur about an equilibrium point.
Solfege (wiki)
Memory Tips

Raspy Voice - Hoarse
Dysphonia (wiki)
Laryngitis (wiki)

Pentatonic Scale - Demonstration by Bobby McFerrin (youtube)
Music Notation
Inara George (youtube)
Blue Mic

67-year-old lead vocalist
GRINDMOTHER "Age of Destruction"
SHEL - Enter Sandman (Official Video)

Why do some people believe that their singing sounds good when it's actually not so great?

First lets put aside your personal perceptions, your personal preferences, your metacognition and your ego. Second, you have to understand that you sound different to yourself than you do to other people, mostly because you hear less than 40 percent of what comes out of your mouth, due to the resonance inside your head. So sounding good to yourself does not mean that you will sound good to others. To hear yourself singing accurately you need a good voice recorder and a good sound system. Try to mimic beautiful notes by singers you sound like and record yourself singing that same song. And then play them both back and compare each recording. But you still need to know the difference between a live singing voice and a studio singing voice, because a studio can add effects and other sound editing techniques that can make a singers voice sound amazing. Then you will need someone else's opinion who has knowledge and experience with analyzing singing. Then you should have your friends and family give opinions too, especially people who are not afraid to be honest, not that other people have the skill and knowledge in order to analyze what good singing is, but the more input the better because the reasons why other people have for liking or not liking your singing might give you some good insight. Try a Karaoke Machine because that could also help with analyzing your singing. Learn to understand pitch, tone and rhythm and other key elements of good singing, good singing that is pleasant to the ear.

Amusia is a musical disorder that appears mainly as a defect in processing pitch but also encompasses musical memory and recognition. Two main classifications of amusia exist: acquired amusia, which occurs as a result of brain damage, and congenital amusia, which results from a music-processing anomaly present since birth.
Auditory Agnosia is a form of agnosia that manifests itself primarily in the inability to recognize or differentiate between
Phonagnosia is a type of agnosia, or loss of knowledge, that involves a disturbance in the recognition of familiar voices
and the impairment of voice discrimination abilities in which the affected individual does not suffer from comprehension deficits. Phonagnosia is an auditory agnosia, an acquired auditory processing disorder resulting from brain damage, other auditory agnosias include cortical deafness and auditory verbal agnosia also known as pure word deafness.
Auditory Verbal Agnosia is the inability to comprehend speech. Individuals with this disorder lose the ability to understand language, repeat words, and write from dictation. However, spontaneous speaking, reading, and writing are preserved.
Unable recognize common tunes
Tone Deafness is the lack of relative pitch, or the inability to distinguish between musical notes that is not due to the lack of musical training or education. Tone deafness is the congenital form of amusia. It is also known as tune deafness, "tin ear", dysmelodia and dysmusia.
Beat Deafness is a form of congenital amusia characterized by a person's inability to feel musical rhythm or move in time to it.
Ear Problems

Tom Waits - No Visitors After Midnight (youtube)

Cacophony: Loud confusing disagreeable sounds. A loud harsh or strident noise. Harshness in the sound of words or phrases.

What would be useful is having a way for people to analyze their singing using a computer software program so they can do a side by side comparison that shows them how the notes should sound when compared to a professional singer.
Combine a Pitch Analyzer and a Detector Software.

Speech Analyzer Software
Sing Snap

It's not just Autotune - how singers cheat today (Pop Theory) (youtube) Make singers sound great

How do Singers on Stage Hear themselves Sing?
In-Ear Monitor Hearing Aids
Stage Monitor System
Live Sound Mixing
Foldback Sound Engineering
Interruptible Foldback 
Auto-Tune (wiki)
Song Lyrics Generator
Perfect Pitch: The World's Greatest Ear!! (youtube)

Music Documentaries - Films about Music

Music Video Clips Showing Amazing Skill

Music Instinct: Science and Song (PBS)   Netflix
Music Within (2007) Trailer
Touch of Sound (youTube)   Buy DVD   MP3's
Eat that Question- Frank Zappa in his own words (2016) | 1h 33min | Documentary, Biography, Music.
Frank Zappa was one of the greatest explorers of sound, using music as a medium, opening peoples minds to the possibilities. And he was also an activist who was angered and disappointed with the system, as millions are today. Thank you Frank.
"When you're creating your own stuff, even the sky is not the limit" - Miles Davis - So What (youtube)
Evelyn Glennie: How to truly listen (TED Talk Video and text)
Yaybahar by Görkem Şen (New Acoustic Instrument)
Les Paul - Chasing Sound (2007) Buy DVD   MP3's   PBS
Chuck Berry - Hail! Hail! Rock N' Roll (4 Disc) (Amazon)
The Classical Period of Music (youtube)
The Best of Classical Music (youtube)
Jumpin Jive - Cab Calloway and the Nicholas Brothers
Reggie Watts: Disorients You (video) 
Trombone Silliness (youtube)
Kid Shreds on Accordion (youtube)
Abigail Washburn: China Relations by Banjo (video)
Andre Rieu - Il Silenzio (Maastricht 2008) DIGITAL TV Beautiful Trumpet Playing
Song Mash-Up by the Highland Trouveres (youtube)
Virtuosos (8 Videos on TED)
Paraorchestra (concert videos)
Music Changes Lives (youtube)  Dublin schools 

The Ohio State University Marching Band (youtube)
The Whole Gritty City (2013) New Orleans marching bands prepare students to perform in the Mardi Gras parades.
Aired: 10/12/2013 | 1 hr. 28 min.

Mongolian Throat Singing (youtube)
Tuvan Throat Singing (wiki)
Anda Union - From the Steppes to the City
Beautiful music from Mongolia, vibrations from the soul.
DakhaBrakha: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert (youtube)

Alejandro y Maria Laura - Fiesta Para Los Muertos

Homemade Hillbilly Jam (2006) 1 hr. 19 min.
In the 1800s a scrappy group of Scotch-Irish immigrants settled in the Ozark Mountains of Southwestern Missouri. Stereotyped, these isolated hill folk over time became the butt of countless jokes and earned themselves the name of "hillbillies".

Bluegrass Roots (2012)   47 min - David Hoffman takes viewers on an extraordinary journey to meet singers, musicians and dancers of the bluegrass movement. Filmed in the 1960's.

Brian Wilson: Song Writer 1962-1969 - 2 Part Documentary, 1.5 Hours each, Released in 2010
Electro-Theremin (wiki)

Glass Harmonica (youtube)
Glass Harmonica (wiki)

Major Scale Musical Wines Glasses (youtube)

Mark Applebaum: Mad Scientist of Music (video)
Music Engraving on Metal Plates (with sound) (youtube)
Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles) (youtube)
Johnnyrandom - Bespoken (Music made from Bicycle Parts)
3-D Printing Antique Musical Instruments (Parts & Replicas)

Color of Noise 2015 A Documentary about the artist HAZE XXL and his notorious record label, Amphetamine Reptile Records.
Aired: 02/26/2015 | Not Rated | 1 hr. 59 min.

"I would like to see certain music videos to be redone and made from movie clips from famous movies. So many songs
can be done this way. Music and Movies go great together."

Do Copyrights Kill Creativity?

Jazz: 10 Series by Ken Burns (netflix)
Renzo Ruggieri (youtube)
Jazz Profiles (NPR)
The Pace Report (youtube)
Red Hot Jazz
Joey Alexander: 11 year old performs Old School Jazz
Keith Jarrett- The Köln Concert, January 24, 1975 (youtube) Best-selling solo piano album in jazz history, 3.5 million in sales.
A History Of Blues Pt1 (youtube)

Re: Generation Music Project (hulu)

Eric Whitacre: A Virtual Choir 2,000 Voices Strong (TED)
Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir 2.0, 'Sleep'  (youtube)

Sleepy Man Banjo Boys: Bluegrass Virtuosity from N.J.

The Song of the Earth (youtube)
Don't Quit Your Daydream (hulu)
I Need That Record! (youtube) 
Punk's Not Dead (youtube) 

Ukulele Heavy Metal (youtube)
Most Incredible GIRLS Playing UKULELE in the world! (youtube)
Nicki Minaj - Super Bass (Cover by Karmin)
Karmin Covers (youtube)
2 CELLOS - Thunderstruck (youtube)
El Chico del Pórtico (youtube)
SRV-Scuttle Buttin Gayageum ver.  Voodoo Child- Hendrix
Gayageum 12 string instrument by Luna
Pipa: “White Snow in Spring,” performed by Wu Man
Pipa (wiki)
Usman Riaz and Preston Reed Guitarists (video)
16 year old girl shreds electric guitar
Jason Becker - Altitude - Tina S Cover
Brushy One String (youtube)

Kora (instrument) (wiki)
Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté - Jarabi (youtube)
Translating great African composers | Derek Gripper | TEDxTableMountain (videos and text)

Black Violin - "A Flat" (Music Video) (2012) (youtube)
Violinist Lara St. John (Tiny Desk Concert, NPR) Playing Czardashian Rhapsody, Sari Siroun Yar and Oltenian Hora.

Michael Tilson Thomas: Music and Emotion through time

Valentina Lisitsa (youtube) Piano
Beethoven "Moonlight" Sonata op 27 # 2 Mov 3
Bach - Chromatic Fantasy and Fugue in d-minor, BWV 903
Daria van den bercken: Piano in the Air
George Frideric Handel Chaconne in G Major
The Best of Handel (youtube album)
The Toy Piano Virtuoso (youtube)
This Piano Prodigy Was Born With No Fingers (youtube)
Piano Around dragging a piano out into the wilderness
Derek Paravicini: Piano Genius (video)

Scott Rickard: Beautiful Math Behind the Ugliest Music

Stefon Harris: No Mistakes (video)

Yogi Horton Drum Lesson Funk-R&B
Grandma Drummer (youtube)
Top Secret Drum Corps - Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2012 
Doudou N'Diaye Rose (wiki)
Meytal Cohen Beautiful Female Drummer (youtube)
Tabla (wiki)

Ge Wang: DIY Computer Music Orchestra of the Future
Stanford Laptop Orchestra
Stanford Mobile Phone Orchestra
Chuck Computer Music Software
From Trash To Triumph: The Recycled Orchestra Young musicians from a Paraguayan slum have toured the world with instruments made of garbage. The Recycled Orchestra of Cateura has played with Stevie Wonder, Metallica, and Megadeth -- and for Pope Francis.

Top 10 Sound-Alike Songs (youtube)

Amateur Video Clips Get Mashed Up Into An Incredible Song
Kutiman - Thru Tel Aviv

Alive Inside

Eric P Dollard - The Supernatural Power of Music (youtube)
Ancient Knowledge (youtube)

Beatboxing and Rythm Flute (youtube)

Remidi T8 is a wearable glove device that turns your hand into a whole new musical instrument. Combining motion and pressure on any surface.

Music Box & Modulin - 2 New Music Instruments (youtube)

Searching for Sugar Man 2012 Full Movie (youtube) Rodriguez (singer-songwriter) Sixto Diaz Rodriguez, (born July 10, 1942), is an American singer-songwriter from Detroit, Michigan. Sixto (pronounced "Seeks-toe") because he was their sixth son.
Searching for Sugar Man (wiki)  Sugarman

Movie Knowledge

Hey you! What song are you listening to? (youtube)
Bydgoszcz, Poland. - Czego sluchaja bydgoszczanie
Ways You Develope Your Taste in Music
Every Noise

Mickey Hart, Innovators In Music (2016) A fascinating and compelling glimpse into Mickey Hart's magical, musical world
Aired: 02/19/2016 | Not Rated | 23 min.

Paolo Angeli has a whole toy shop aboard his guitar: He's got hammers, pedals, propellers, springs, drone strings and even a couple of cell-phone ringers at his disposal.

Music Education

How Music Works (Video: 48:18, Francis Hanly, David Jeffcock-2006)

Music Education is a field of study associated with the teaching and learning of music. It touches on all learning domains, including the psychomotor domain (the development of skills), the cognitive domain (the acquisition of knowledge), and, in particular and significant ways, the affective domain (the learner's willingness to receive, internalize, and share what is learned), including music appreciation and sensitivity. Music training from preschool through post-secondary education is common in most nations because involvement with music is considered a fundamental component of human culture and behavior. Music, like language, is an accomplishment that distinguishes humans as a species.
Educational Music

Music Psychology or Music Cognition is a branch of both psychology and musicology. It aims to explain and understand musical behavior and experience, including the processes through which music is perceived, created, responded to, and incorporated into everyday life.
Biomusicology is the study of music from a biological point of view. The term was coined by Nils L. Wallin in 1991 to encompass several branches of music psychology and musicology, including evolutionary musicology, neuromusicology, and comparative musicology.
Music Theory concerned with describing how musicians and composers make music, including tuning systems and composition methods among other topics. Because of the ever-expanding conception of what constitutes music (see Definition of music), a more inclusive definition could be that music theory is the consideration of any sonic phenomena, including silence, as they relate to music.
Musical Form refers to the overall structure or plan of a piece of music,[1] and it describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections.
Song Structure in traditional music and popular music are typically sectional, repeating forms used in songs, such as strophic form and is a part of the songwriting process. Other common forms include thirty-two-bar form, verse-chorus form, and the twelve-bar blues. Popular music songs traditionally use the same music for each verse of stanza of lyrics (as opposed to songs that are "through-composed", an approach used in classical music). Pop and traditional forms can be used even with songs that have structural differences in melodies.[clarification needed] The most common format is intro, verse, pre-chorus, chorus (or refrain), verse, pre-chorus, chorus, bridge ("middle eight"), verse, chorus and outro.
Musicology is the scholarly analysis and research of music. Musicology is part of the humanities. A scholar who participates in musical research is a musicologist.
Musical Composition can refer to an original piece of music, either a song or an instrumental music piece, the structure of a musical piece, or the process of creating or writing a new song or piece of music. People who create new compositions are called composers in classical music. In popular music and traditional music, the creators of new songs are usually called songwriters; with songs, the person who writes new words for a song is the lyricist. "Composition" is the act or practice of creating a song or other piece of music.
Composer is a person who creates or writes music, which can be vocal music (for a singer or choir), instrumental music (e.g., for solo piano, string quartet, wind quintet or orchestra) or music which combines both instruments and voices (e.g., opera or art song, which is a singer accompanied by a pianist). The core meaning of the term refers to individuals who have contributed to the tradition of Western classical music through creation of works expressed in written musical notation.

American Federation of Musicians
The National Association for Music Education
Ethnomusicology is the study of music from the cultural and social aspects of the people who make it. It encompasses distinct theoretical and methodical approaches that emphasize cultural, social, material, cognitive, biological, and other dimensions or contexts of musical behavior, instead of only its isolated sound component.
Music Meets Science
Music Books Now
Music Hall
Music Machinery
Classical Music (ariama)
Music Ed Links
Konteh Kunda School
A440 Pitch Standard (wiki)
C Note
Do-Re-Mi (wiki)
Scale (music) (wiki)

Build Community and make Music in Armenia
Learning Music by Ear (wiki)
Ear Training (wiki)
Musical Aptitude (wiki) 

You can use the FAO Schwarz Big Piano to teach music, coordination, balance, rhythm and be an exercise too.
FAO Schwarz Big Piano - Toccata und Fugue in D Minor (youtube)

Five Tone Pipes, 30 Physics Sound Tubes (amazon)
Whirly Tube (wiki)

 Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge  (E-G-B-D-F)
Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge  EGBDF

Scientific Reasons for Learning to Play a Musical Instrument

Playing a musical instrument helps builds hand-eye coordination, it helps strengthen math skills through counting notes and rhythms, and learning music theory. Playing a musical instrument improves reading and comprehension skills, and enhances concentration by requiring you to focus on pitch, rhythm, tempo and notes. playing a musical instrument can also benefit your memory.  "Kids who learn how to play musical instruments may have an easier time paying attention and focusing."

Music is a Science.
It is exact, specific; and it demands exact acoustics. A sheet of music is a chart, a graph which indicates frequencies, intensities, volume changes, melody and harmony all at once and with the most exact control of time.

Music is Mathematical.
Rhythm is based on the subdivisions of time into fractions which must be done in one's head, not worked out on paper. Students involvement in instrumental music show higher levels of math proficiency. Music education helps with the development of spatial-temporal reasoning. Highly developed spatial-temporal faculties are imperative for working through solutions to the complex problems in fields such as architecture, engineering, science and, obviously, mathematics

Music is a Foreign Language.
Most of the terms are in Italian, German or French; and the notation is certainly not English but a highly developed kind of shorthand that uses symbols to represent ideas. Music is the most complete and universal language. Music education also does major work on the language-processing parts of our brains. To learn to read, children need to have "good working memory, the ability to disambiguate speech sounds and make quick sound-to-meaning connection.

Music is History.
Music usually reflects the environment and times of its creation, often even the country and / or cultural feeling.

Music is Physical Education.
It requires fantastic coordination of fingers, hands, arms, lip, cheek and facial muscles, in addition to extraordinary control of diaphragmatic, back, stomach, and chest muscles, which respond instantly to the sound the ear hears and the mind interprets.
Music training helps improve cognitive and non-cognitive skills.

Music touches every human being from infancy to adulthood. The power of musical sound can be the vehicle for expression of a wide variety of human emotions. And not only does music move us emotionally, it activates our intellect.

Arts and Human Development Benefits (PDF)
Short-Term Music Training Enhances Verbal Intelligence and Executive Function

"Music is a excellent vehicle for learning many different things, you're not just teaching music, you're teaching everything in life that's connected to music."

Surgery patients who listen to music may have lower levels of pain and anxiety as well as lower blood pressure and heart rate than people who don't, according to the analysis music was linked to about 31 percent less pain, 29 percent lower odds of using pain medication, and 34 percent less anxiety. Music was tied to 40 percent lower blood pressure and 27 percent lower heart rate.

How Music Hijacks our Perception of Time

Visualization of Music

Visual Music
Music Visualization
Seeing with Sound Augmented Reality
Harmony Project

Sound Symbolism
Eye Music: Hearing Colored Shapes
Hearing Incorrectly

Color Knowledge
Color Therapy
LaserDock: $199 Laser Show System 1W RGB Pure-Diode Laser Projector. 100+ Music Visualizers, Laser Shows, and more.
Spatial Intelligence
Music Therapy

Cymatics is when different patterns emerge in the excitatory medium depending on the geometry of the plate and the driving frequency.
Cymatics (youtube)
Magnetic Machine (video)
Numbers make Shapes

Blue Spirals Oscilloscope Music Visualized on Hansiraber's Software Oscilloscope (youtube)

Chopin, Etude, opus 25 no. 1, A-flat major (Animated Graphical Score) (youtube)

Color Frequency

I would like to see a concert that displays a music's Corresponding Colors and the Hz Measurements during each song.

Pythagorean Tuning (wiki)
Feng Shui (wiki)
Sine Wave (wiki)

Frequency Color Wavelengths

Physics (electromagnetic Spectrum)

Can Music make Food taste better?
Listening to music makes food taste better
10 inspired food and music pairings
Turntable Kitchen
Musical Pairing

Have you ever wondered how many Songs have been created?

On Average, there are 50 albums released every week in the United States of America and the United Kingdom.
Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1878 but it was always a very poor seller. The first artist to sell serious numbers of records was Frank Sinatra in the 1940 (250,000,000 records in his lifetime), so lets start there. 

Lets also assume that there are 12 songs per album. 50 albums per week * 52 weeks = 2,500 per year.
2500 per year * 69 years = 179,400 unique albums (since 1940)  12 songs * 179,400 albums = 2,152,800 songs
So the average points to about 2,100,000 songs being released in the United States of America and the United Kingdom (and nowhere else) in musical history, give or take a few.  Wiki Answers

Only about 50% of all music created gets published on a CD.
National Recording Registry
Registry Preservation

Scientific American: Music in your Head
Phonographic Industry
British P.I.
How Many other stuff is there?

An Earworm is when that song gets stuck in your head.
Auditory Imagery
Music Hook
"Can chewing something get rid of earworms?"

Some of Life's Greatest Songs over the Years

Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
100 Songs that Changed History
Famous Activism Songs
List of Songs considered the Best
NPR 100 List
Most Influential Songs
Love Songs
Music Museums 
Songs that were Hits for more than one Artist
Top 20 most popular songs of all time (youtube)
One-Hit Wonders

The "millennial whoop" is taking over pop music (youtube)
Drop in popular music, especially electronic music styles, is a point in a music track where a switch of rhythm or bass line occurs and usually follows a recognizable build section and break. The term "drop" comes from the composer or producer "dropping in" the primary rhythmic and foundational elements previously hinted at into the mix more or less at once. Related terms, typically describing certain types of drops, include "beat-up" (so named because it is a point where the producer brings up the foundational kick drum beat after having faded it down during a break or buildup) and "climax" (typically describing a single particularly striking drop heard late in the track).
Bass drop sound effect (youtube)
Cinematic bass drop, trailer, sound effect (youtube)

Artists who reached number one in the United States
Billboard Hot 100 chart Achievements and Milestones

Most Groundbreaking Albums of all Time
75 Essential Obscure and Influential Bands
Top 100 Bands
100 Greatest Artists

Worst Album Covers of all time
How many Books have been Written?
How many Movies have been Made?

Payola - Pay for Play - Song Pluggers were paid to promote music, which is the illegal practice of payment or other inducement by record companies for the broadcast of recordings on commercial radio in which the song is presented as being part of the normal day's broadcast. Under U.S. law, a radio station can play a specific song in exchange for money, but this must be disclosed on the air as being sponsored airtime, and that play of the song should not be counted as a "regular airplay".
Corporate Control of the Media

Music and songs can have an incredible influence on people so you should be totally aware of this influence. This goes way beyond hidden messages in songs, Backmasking or Hidden Tracks, because just the words and the music themselves can have a strong impact on your behavior. You have to fully understand Media Literacy as well as Human Behavior. Music is a beautiful gift, but music can also become an addiction with side effects. So please listen carefully to the music, but also listen more carefully to your thoughts.

Music People Like by State

How many Rock n Roll Music Fantasies have you had today?

Jukebox Hero (youtube)
Dave Grohls 2013 Keynote Speech

Fame and Popularity Dangers

I love watching documentaries about bands who became really famous. I love how it shows that most people just start out with simple and normal lives. And then one day their abilities come in line with an opportunity of a life time, and just by chance their lives are changed forever. Of course these documentaries never show a complete story, these are only a few particular moments in a persons life, so we have no idea who they are, or who they could have been if their lives would have been different. I myself think it's better to dream about these experiences then to have them come true. Because I would hate to live a dream that I was unable to wake up from, that would suck. But of course you don't have to be famous to be at that crossroad like that, because everyone has to make decisions. And what ever those decisions were, or how bad some of those decisions were, you have to find a way to live through those decisions no matter what, because you are here for a reason, so you have to find that reason, because it may not find you. If you're not looking for it, you may never find it. But be careful where you look, if you're not looking in the right places at the right time, you may find more trouble then success. Remember, life is a double edge sword, but it's your sword, so being dull on one side might be a little safer. But this is your life, not mine.

A to Zeplin the story of Led Zeplin 2004
This insightful documentary chronicles the band's history from their 1968 formation to their reign as 1970s hard-rock giants through rare photographs, archival footage, and interviews with both the band members and those who worked with them.
Aired: 06/08/2004 |  55 min.     Led Zeplin (wiki)

Kurt and Courtney (1998)
Beginning as an observation of the music of Kurt Cobain and his Seattle/Portland contemporaries, Kurt and Courtney took a different turn when Courtney Love intervened. Directed by Nick Broomfield. Aired: 02/28/1998 | 1 hr. 35 min.


"Music is such a beautiful way of expressing information...Music is the Soul of Language."

"Some song Lyrics can speak in volumes, telling stories within a short period of time, while communicating messages, behaviors and opinions."

"O body swayed to music, o brightening glance, how can we know the dancer from the dance?"   William Butler Yeats

"I believe if a child holds a musical instrument, they are less likely to hold a gun, or take drugs."  De Leon de Vega

"Ladies and Gentlemen, Rock 'n' Roll."...were the first words from the MTV broadcast a minute after midnight on Aug. 1, 1981.
The first video was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles 

"One of the best things I like about the internet is that I can find the lyrics to songs that I loved when I was young, so now when I hear the song I can actually sing the song because I now know the correct words, I love you internet, and I also love all the beautiful people who just Love to Share, thank you, thank you, thank you."

Coda is to designate a passage that brings a piece (or a movement) to an end.

The Thinker Man