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    War is the most horrible drama of human kind. Yet the noises of war – from swords clanging to modern machine guns – have fascinated musicians for centuries. We asked international musicians how to make a war audible. A virtual debate.
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    Musicians need to pay rent and taxes. They are also affected by the daily business of producing music: How much does a new computer cost? How can I pay for advertising my new track on social media? We asked musicians how to get heard in global music.
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    Today the sampling of all material from infinite sources challenges the «spectacular aura» of the pre-recorded original in order to claim autonomy. We asked musicians from the Norient network: how does the digital availability of sources change music?
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    In the 21st century, the world’s musical hits and trends are often created in bedrooms, where musicians exchange files online without meeting. But can a bedroom producer change the world?
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    Which form of musical protest is most effective to provoke change? This we asked musicians and scholars around the world, from composer Dave Philipps to the ethnomusicologist Martin Daughtry. Their answers are quite different. A virtual debate.