April, 2014

In Tune > Arts > Notre-Dame de Paris–Our Lady of Paris - The Cradle of modern Western Music
by Georg Predota | April 30th, 2014

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The Cradle of modern Western Music

Notre-Dame de Paris is the most famous Gothic Cathedral of the Middle Ages. Construction began in 1163 and had to overcome a number of architectural concerns. The popular Gothic building style called for higher and thinner walls. As the walls [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > Antonio Stradivari - Modern violin beats Stradivarius in a blind test
by Georg Predota | April 28th, 2014

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Modern violin beats Stradivarius in a blind test

The scholarly paper “Player preferences among new and old violins,” published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in January 2012, shook the foundations of one of the longest held believes in Classical music. In this study, judges [...] more >>