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Previously unknown Mozart piece performed in Austria


March 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 24 (IANS) A newly-discovered piano composition written by Mozart, probably in his early teens, was performed Friday in the Austrian city of his birth, Salzburg, Austrian Press Agency ... Read more...

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Rahman unveils romantic album at Taj Mahal


December 21st, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 21 (IANS) What better than the symbol of love, the Taj Mahal, as the backdrop to the launch of a romantic music album for the film "Ek Deewana ... Read more...

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All forms of music coexist: Rahman


October 1st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Many believe Bollywood songs have overshadowed other forms of music genres but music maestro A.R. Rahman completely disagrees. He believes all forms of music will always ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman launches his biography


April 7th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman got a little nostalgic remembering his old days, during the launch of his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of Music" in ... Read more...

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Mani Ratnam to launch Rahman’s biography April 6 (With Images)


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) A.R. Rahman's fans will soon be able to get an insight into the music maestro's life through his biography "A.R. Rahman: The Spirit of ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman Going The Animation Way


January 13th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A.R.Rahman is enjoying the break he has taken from composing music for films but the man can never completely shun making it even during the off-time. So Rahman is still ... Read more...

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BBC to test whether practice or personality creates great musicians


January 10th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): The BBC, along with the researchers at Goldsmiths College in London, is conducting a nationwide experiment in the UK to find out whether personality or practise creates great ... Read more...

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A positive mood allows you to think more creatively


December 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Ever wondered why some people like to watch funny videos at work? Well, they may be putting themselves in a good mood so they can think more creatively."Generally, ... Read more...

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Outrage over ‘gang rape by men wearing Christ t-shirts’ in Don Giovanni opera


November 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A new version of Don Giovanni opera has sparked outrage amongst many, thanks to a scene that includes a gang rape by a group of masked men wearing ... Read more...

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Japanese Fruit Company Plays Mozart to Bananas


November 27th, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from the Japanese Times, a fruit company in Japan has been playing Mozart to their bananas, claiming that “hearing” the music while they ripen ... Read more...

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Mozart helping to rid Christchurch mall of violence


November 8th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 08 (ANI): Mozart is helping to bring down petty crime and anti-social behaviour in a mall in Christchurch it has emerged.Mall managers have revealed that the idea to introduce speakers ... Read more...

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Mozart’s music helps break down sewage!


November 1st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 01 (ANI): A German company is monitoring the trial of a sound system that replicates the vibrations and sounds of the concert hall which, when combined with oxygen, helps break ... Read more...

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Politics is hell, won’t join it: Rahman


July 13th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 13 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman has no intention of ever joining politics, describing it as a "hell""It is from one hell to another - lack of creativity ... Read more...

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Aretha Franklin to perform with Condoleezza Rice


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin and former US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice will be sharing the stage for a duet performance in Philadelphia next month.The pair ... Read more...

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Play Mozart to microbes to speed up sludge breakdown!


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): A German sewage plant is playing Mozart to microbes to speed up waste breakdown.According to the Markische Allgemeine newspaper, the plant is playing classics such as The Magic ... Read more...

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A R Rahman In Demand!


May 27th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian music composer, A R Rahman is in high demand now. Rahman, who gained world recognition for the music he gave in the movie Slumdog Millionaire ... Read more...

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Does listening to Mozart make you smarter?


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Scientists have long been debating the alleged performance-enhancing effects of hearing classical music. However, researchers in Vienna have found no evidence that listening to Mozart can improve one's ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman sweeps the Grammy Awards


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Mozart of Madras A.R. Rahman has brought home yet another honor by winning not one but two Grammy Awards for his hit track "Jai Ho' from ... Read more...

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AR Rahman on winning two Grammys: “This is insane”


February 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Indian composer AR Rahman couldn't ask for more - the Mozart of Madras scooped two awards at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.Rahman landed awards for best ... Read more...

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The Brit school that calls in Mozart, Verdi, Blake to calm disruptive pupils!


January 19th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): A school in Britain makes students listen to Mozart and Verdi's music apart from transcribing William Blake's poetries, as a part of punishment for unruly behaviour.West Park School ... Read more...

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MJ wanted to work with A.R. Rahman


January 16th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Late king of pop Michael Jackson wanted to make music with Bollywood composer A. R. Rahman.The Mozart of Madras, who won two Oscars for 'Slumdog Millionaire' said ... Read more...

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New ‘Mozart of Chess’ Magnus Carlsen becomes youngest ever No.1


January 5th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): A Norweigan teenager dubbed the "Mozart of Chess" has become the youngest person ever to be ranked world number one in the game.Magnus Carlsen, 19, was listed ... Read more...

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The Royal Society releases historic papers online on 350th anniversary


November 30th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): The Royal Society, one of the world's oldest scientific institutions is commemorating its 350th year by putting 60 of its most memorable research papers online.Founded in London in ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman focusing on international live concerts


November 16th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Nov 16 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman appears to be focusing on international live concerts.In January alone, he is giving three live performances and all are out ... Read more...

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Rap to sufi music - Rahman charms Chennai


October 12th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Oct 12 (IANS) From rap to fusion, carnatic to sufi double Oscar winner A.R. Rahman used every genre to keep his audience mesmerized at a live concert here. All roads ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman’s sensational show in Chennai


September 25th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
For those who yearned to catch the sensational moment of live concert of "Madras Mozart', here comes the grand fiesta. MARG in association with Shakthi Foundation brings A.R. Rahman in a ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman’s ‘Passage’ wins appreciations


September 11th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After making it big with internationally acclaimed "Elizabeth: The Golden Age', filmmaker Shekhar Kapoor and A.R. Rahman have come together for "Passage'. This, first ever short film directed by Shekhar Kapoor ... Read more...

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Mozart of Madras Rahman pays tribute to King of Pop


August 14th, 2009 - 10:18 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Oscar winner A.R. Rahman is reportedly developing an album in memory of entertainment icon Michael Jackson, which will include musicians from all over the world. According to reports, besides Rahman's original creations, ... Read more...

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Rahman offers free peace concert in Australia


August 13th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Oscar winner musician A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) will deliver a free concert in Sydney (Australia) to make a "statement of peace" in view of recent racial attacks on Indian students ... Read more...

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Two new musical pieces by Mozart unearthed


August 3rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): Two newly discovered musical pieces created by Mozart in 1773-1780 were recently played in his native Austrian city, Salzburg.The piano pieces have been a part of the ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman inaugurates Apollo Hospital Group


July 31st, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mozart of Madras and Academy Award Winner A.R. Rahman yesterday inaugurated Apollo Children Hospital. On the occasion; A.R. Rahman said, "I am much fascinated with top-notch features of this new pediatric ... Read more...

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Rahman Shares Platform With Michelle Obama, oprah


June 3rd, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaRecently when the Mozart of Madras was facilitated by Time magazine, the entire congregation of the 100 most influential people in the world got up and chanted, "Jai ... Read more...

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Sam Mendes pulls out of making opera debut at Glyndebourne


April 30th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Brit director Sam Mendes has pulled out of making his opera debut at Glyndebourne in 2010, saying that it was due to "massive theatre commitments".Mendes, 43, who was ... Read more...

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Rahman’s latest tryst with international music


March 17th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Recent double Oscar winner for 'Slumdog Millionaire' A.R.Rahman is fast becoming a very well known name in the international music arena.Currently he's being featured in a video of American hip-hop singer ... Read more...

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8yr-old Marko Casalan is worlds youngest certified Microsoft System Administrator


January 17th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 17 (ANI): An eight-year-old boy in Skopje, Macedonia, has become the worlds youngest certified Microsoft System Administrator. Unlike other students who like to skim through comics in the break, ... Read more...

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