Musical Recycling: Paraguayan Youth Turn Landfill Trash Into an Orchestra (Video)

Heart need warming? Watch the teaser for the documentary “Landfill Harmonic.”
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What Happens, Rarely, if You Leave Cellphone on at a Classical Concert (Video)

A violinist, interrupted by a cellphone ringing in a familiar Nokia tone, decides to play along, literally.
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App Watch: Fiddling on the IPad

Music app developer Smule’s latest app, Magic Fiddle, emerged out of a dare. Walking out of classical musician Lang Lang’s concert in San Francisco last April, in which the pianist played an encore with Smule’s iPad piano app, Smule co-founder Ge Wang joked with colleagues about creating a violin app that would force users to put their iPads up to their face and rest their chins on the device to make it work.

Playing Do, Re, Mi With Wii

This holiday season, instead of gathering around the piano for traditional sing-alongs, some families will gather around their television sets and game consoles to make music — by playing games like Guitar Hero and Rock Band.