One way to help opera lose its elitist image is to write new ones in regional accents. But can classically trained singers adapt their style?
In the great reformer's eyes, if you didn't love a rousing tune you deserved only "the music of the pigs".
Being a member of a community choir has similar health and social benefits as being part of a football team.
Elvis's impressive vocal range and his technical ability made his voice an instrument that even opera singers have lined up to pay tribute to.
Kaichiro Kitamura is a human beat box. He teamed up with Australia's renowned a capella ensemble to make some extraordinary music.
Just as Fitzgerald's career was taking off, jazz was under attack for its purported connection to drug culture. If she wanted to become a mainstream superstar, she needed to make a choice.
Children with difficulty singing can be labelled as 'nonmusical' by parents, teachers and pop culture. This toxic idea of 'talent' can deprive people of music's benefits for the rest of their lives.
In the 19th century, critics and audiences thought blacks were incapable of singing as well as their white, European counterparts. Greenfield forced them to reconcile their ears with their racism.
We all need a little trip to La La Land.
From The Monkees to Mariah Carey, lip-syncers have been getting mocked for decades.
Turns out children don't necessarily become smarter just because they have learned how to play the piano or sing in a choir.
On the surface – and when compared to the Oscars – the 2016 Tonys looked like a groundbreaking moment for diversity in entertainment. But when it comes to inclusion, Broadway has a long way to go.
'American Idol' fittingly appeared nine months after 9/11 – and ends just in time for Donald Trump's rise.
The majority of music education teachers in American schools are white, and education focuses on Western classical music. What impact does it have?
If we listen to the songs of displaced Syrians, just as we listen to the songs of victims of the Holocaust, we connect to displaced communities’ creativity, ingenuity and imagination.
The carol 'Silent Night' has been translated into 140 languages and renditions have been sung by everyone, from Bing Crosby to Chewbacca. This is the story behind its success.
Sam Smith's Writing's on the Wall confronts the last taboo of the canon: Bond's hypermasculinity.
Singing in a choir really can change your life for the better. And yes, anyone can do it