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Scientists: Listening to Mozart Lowers Blood Pressure, No Effect From ABBA >>

A group of German researchers have released findings that listening to classical music can help lower blood pressure. They determined that listening to Mozart or Strauss lowers systolic blood pressure, while listening to ABBA has a negligible effect.

Sweden's Ice Orchestra Plays Bach on Frozen Instruments Made from Sculptor Tim Linhart

Sweden's Ice Orchestra Plays Bach on Frozen Instruments Made by Sculptor Tim Linhart >>

Just outside of Luleå, Sweden, an Ice Orchestra made up of violins, celli and basses performs in a concert hall made entirely of ice.

Chicago's Ravinia Festival Embraces Musical Change While Staying True to its Classical Roots >>

The Ravinia Festival may earn more money from its pop acts, but the fest hasn't turned its back on its classical roots.

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