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The Copyright Alert System (CAS) goes active this week. CAS was organized and championed by the Recording and Film Industry and targets consumers using peer-to peer (P2P) software. What it means to you is that if your IP address is indicated in any illegal sharing of copyrighted materials via a participating ISP, you will [...]
Calling all music educators, music students, music parents, and friends of music education… This election year is an opportunity to let your community and the new Congress know how vital music education is for students and for our society. Between now and January 31st, we want to collect stories about music education from across the [...]
This is my first iOS App review for MusTech.net, and I have started with what I think is the most beautiful music app I have ever seen, The Orchestra. Created by an amazing team of partners including TouchPress, The Philharmonia Orchestra under the direction of Esa-Pekka Salonen, The Music Sales Group, and Rite Digital; The Orchestra [...]
I love Christmas and I love Jazz. Frankly, I love most Christmas music, but I listen to the jazz renditions of it the most (no surprise there for those of you that know me…). There are very few postings available on the Internet about this VITAL and ESSENTIAL mix of Christmas and music genre, [...]
This post is partly therapeutic and partly related to music education. I preface this post by stating a few things: 1) We were lucky when it came to Superstorm Sandy hitting NJ. Even though my family and I went for 13 days without power, our home and my school were not damaged and our friends [...]
Recently, I took some time off to spend with my family. I set up the auto reply feature on my email accounts stating that I was away with my family and I let those whom I have been doing summer work know that I would not be accessible. My mistake is what came next: I [...]
Here is an amazing infographic by Numbrer Sleuth that illustrates the scale of the “observable universe”. For an even cooler experience, start Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” on Spotify before delving into the infographic! Gustav Holst: Number Sleuth: Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth. Enjoy!