Studying with Music: Yay or Nay?

Looking at the hoards of students wearing headphones and taking up valuable space in Starbucks to cram their examination notes makes me wonder sometimes. Does listening to music really help the studying process? Image taken from Theguardian.com Well first off, it is sort of proven that listening to Mozart does not magically make you or… Continue reading Studying with Music: Yay or Nay?

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How were the Classical Symphonies Named?

You might be aware of some of the most famous symphonies out there in the world today, such as Beethoven's iconic symphony no. 5 or Mozart's symphony no. 40. But these names do sound quite arbitrary right? How do they actually choose these names for these pieces of music they compose? Image credit: London Symphony… Continue reading How were the Classical Symphonies Named?

The Wackiest Song to Reach the UK Top 40 Charts

Any guesses? https://www.bbc.com/news/newsbeat-45368180 You might have an inkling if I told you it's a kid's song. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XqZsoesa55w Well I never! Baby shark! I mean i sing it to my kids quite regularly to entertain them, but making it to the top 40 charts is something else! Truth be told, the song is indeed quite catchy.… Continue reading The Wackiest Song to Reach the UK Top 40 Charts