Researchers translate proteins into musical compositions, and vice versa

A team of scientists at MIT have developed a system to convert protein sequences into audible sound that resembles musical passages. Then, by reversing the process, researchers can introduce variations in the sounds and convert them back into brand new proteins. Yu et al report a method to translate amino …

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OpenAI presents MuseNet: a deep neural network to generate musical compositions

OpenAI has built a new deep neural network called MuseNet to compose music, the details of which she shared in a blog post yesterday. The research organization has made a prototype co-composer powered by MuseNet available to users until May 12. Introducing MuseNet, a neural network that has discovered how …

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New album celebrates the musical compositions of movie star Charlie Chaplin, born 130 years ago today

Today 130e iconic movie star Charlie Chaplin’s birthday is celebrated with a new album, “Chaplin’s smile” a collection of his music specially arranged for violin and piano. The album features violinist Philippe Quint, who is joined on two tracks by his friend and collaborator, violinist Joshua Bell. Violinist Philippe Quint …

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Review of “The Dawn of the Romantic Opera”: subtle and playful performances

Purchase, New York After 20 years of exploring bel canto operas in Caramoor, conductor Will Crutchfield embarked on a new adventure, Teatro Nuovo, a summer training program for singers at Purchase College. Its first Bel Canto festival, nicknamed “The Dawn of the Romantic Opera”, opened last weekend with two semi-scenic …

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Kazakh television presents unique program on ethnic musical compositions

ASTANA – Kazakh TV is launching a unique project “Legends in Music” on the ancient art of kui (traditional musical composition) and kuishis, the best folk musicians in the country. Kazakh songs and music have always reflected the ancient history of the people, their feelings, their hopes and dreams, their …

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ASU Child Drama Collection Expands Reach to Academics

September 20, 2017 Archive of costume innovator Irene Corey – who created Barney looks to biblical characters – to feature a searchable list Arizona State University’s Children’s Drama Collection is the world’s largest, most used and renowned youth theater repository, according to university officials. It attracts academics, playwrights, performers, and …

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This Qawwali singer can translate musical compositions into ghungroo sounds

Having mastered the art of vocal percussion, he takes his listeners to a realm of disbelief. With his unique ability to translate musical compositions into the sounds of a ghungroo (musical bracelet) using only his vocal cords, Ehsaan Ahmed Bharti not only gave a unique dimension to qawwali, but also …

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NCPA stages Wagner’s romantic opera – CCTV News

Wilhem Richard Wagner is not only one of the few composers who built his own theater during his lifetime, he also claims an epic repertoire to keep the curtain up. Yet it is his romantic operas that really put him in the spotlight. Julian Waghann attends the premiere of “Tannhauser” …

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Soprano finds his full voice in the voluptuous romantic French opera

Gheorghiu opened the drama further in its second installment, but not before the orchestra, led by Tiberiu Soare, played the intermezzo with some finely expressive cello and viola solos from Act II of “The other Manon“(by Puccini: as he says, a woman like Manon can have more than one lover). …

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Carl Maria von Weber’s German romantic opera Der Freischutz (The Marksman) returns to Melbourne

Chundy says, “We took inspiration from films such as Nosferatu and Metropolis, and painters such as van Gogh and Munch, who have given us creative ways to portray horror – the oozes and drips of paint, heavy lighting and shadow, color and gray. “ The magical scenes are in garish …

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