Analyst Says Apple Owns 75% of Music Market

According the Asymco analyst Horace Dediu, iTunes accounts for over three -quarters of the total digital music market, with a $6.9 billion a year market control tally. He notes that the Apple company has substantially exceeded even his own expectations when it comes to video sales. The company now totals 380 … [Read more...]

Study Find Music Therapy can Reduce the Need for Sedatives

The Ohio State University medical study focused on patients hospitalized in intensive care units on mechanical ventilators. Another music therapy study is being done at St. Louis University Cancer Center for patients with cancer who are receiving chemotherapy treatments, radiation therapy, and are recovering … [Read more...]

Berkeley Says Human Emotions Match Colors to Music

According to the research, Mozart’s perky Flute Concerto No. 1 in G major is most often associated with yellow and orange, bright hues, while his lonely Requiem in D minor is more likely to be linked to dark, bluish gray, a depressing color. Vision scientist Stephen Palmer and a team of researchers … [Read more...]

Annual Survey Shows Americans Need a Holiday Every 11 Months

In a new survey released, it appears that women head out on vacation more often than men. According to the numbers, women vacation every 10 months, while men find their way to holiday only once per 12 full months, according to the annual travelers survey conducted by Spring Hill Suites hotel. The survey … [Read more...]

Virginia Opera to present Mozart’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, presents Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s comic masterpiece ‘The Marriage of Figaro’ as its final mainstage opera of the season. The four-act score contains some of opera’s most famous melodies and characters. This production features … [Read more...]

Virginia Opera announces Arias and Duets Spring Concert Series

Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will offer free recitals as part of its Arias and Duets series in Williamsburg, Newport News and Fairfax, Va. The recitals, hailed as “delightful” by The Washington Times, will feature Virginia Opera Mainstage and Emerging Artists … [Read more...]

Virginia Opera Announces its 2013-14 Season

January 17, 2013 – Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, announces its 2013-14 Season that features four, brand-new mainstage productions and two Special Engagement productions that span comedy, drama, farce and grand opera. The Company’s 39th Subscription Season will … [Read more...]

Virginia Opera to present popular musical Camelot

Virginia Opera, The Official Opera Company of the Commonwealth of Virginia, will present Camelot, the award-winning musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, as an addition to its 38th Season. Performances are scheduled for this coming January at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia … [Read more...]

A$AP Rocky Releasing Debut Album “Long Live A$AP” On January 15, 2013

Long Live A$AP is Harlem's rapper A$AP Rocky first studio album. It's scheduled to hit stores on January 15, 2013. The highly anticipated project is a trending topic across the blogosphere. He's delivering this masterful album under RCA Records with Polo Grounds Music and A$AP Worldwide. It's definitely a … [Read more...]

Jay-Z New Year’s Eve Concert At Barclays Center In Brooklyn NY

This New Year’s Eve will be something special as Jay-Z readies himself to perform at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. He will take stage on December 31, 2012 at the arena alongside the British rock band, Coldplay. This is not the first co-headlined performance for the rap star and rock band! … [Read more...]