Music

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Finley Scholefield obituary
Other lives: Musician and creative producer of games and apps

Sarah Scholefield

28, Apr, 2022 @3:56 PM

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‘He would get high before teaching’: how Mills College gave birth to music’s boldest minds
Fuelled by psychedelic counterculture, the Californian university has nurtured Steve Reich, Laurie Anderson and more – and caused riots at its concerts. But can it survive?

Robert Barry

20, Apr, 2022 @11:54 AM

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Chinese virtuoso Lang Lang to set up ‘piano labs’ in UK schools
Exclusive: Plan follows schemes in US and China that have given 180,000 disadvantaged children access to keyboards

Dalya Alberge

18, Apr, 2022 @10:32 AM

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Readers reply: why do major and minor chords in music affect us the way they do?
The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts

06, Mar, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Scientific proof that being wrong is right
Brief letters: Charlatans and scientists | The PM and the police | San Serriffe | CBeebies | Recorders

13, Feb, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Lloyd Webber calls for more music tuition funding in schools
Exclusive: Composer says ministers seem unwilling to recognise benefits music can have in disadvantaged communities

Dalya Alberge

12, Jan, 2022 @11:39 AM

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‘Creativity crisis’ looms for English schools due to arts cuts, says Labour
Number of GCSE music and drama students fell by a fifth over last decade, research finds

Sally Weale

15, Jul, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Mavis Johns obituary
Other Lives: Infant school teacher who was much involved in the musical world of her local community

Cathy Johns

10, Mar, 2021 @5:32 PM

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Music A-level exam board to reinstate its only black composer
Edexcel initially defended decision to cut British jazz artist Courtney Pine from course

Richard Adams and Harriet Clifford

20, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Pauline Allen obituary
Other lives: Music teacher who used Indonesian gamelan instruments in schools

Murray Gray

17, Jan, 2021 @10:08 AM

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Exam board drops only black composer from music A-level syllabus
British jazz artist Courtney Pine axed amid Covid-related course changes, says Pearson Edexcel

Harriet Clifford and Richard Adams

04, Jan, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Janet Tinbergen obituary
Other lives: Cello teacher who was a mainstay of the Oxford music festival

Michael Gross

04, Jan, 2021 @10:47 AM

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