In 2069, The Beatles’ Songs Will Be Children’s Nursery Rhymes

Psychology professor Daniel J. Levitin on the music of the Beatles: A hundred years from now, musicologists say, Beatles songs will be so well known that every child will learn them as nursery rhymes, and most people won’t know who wrote them. They will have become sufficiently entrenched in popular culture that it will seem [Read More...]

The Moral Character of Music

Does music shape not only our souls but the laws of a nation? Roger Scruton believes so: We know of music that is good-humoured, lascivious, gentle, bold, chaste, self-indulgent, sentimental, reserved, and generous: and all those words describe moral virtues and vices, which we are as little surprised to find in music as in human beings. [Read More...]


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