Classical music: Musicians have four times the risk of hearing loss, study shows. Plus, pianist Mark Valenti plays a FREE recital of Brahms, Debussy and Mendelssohn at noon on Friday | January 11, 2017
ALERT: This week’s FREE Friday Noon Musicale at the First Unitarian Society of Madison, 900 University Bay Drive, features pianist Mark Valenti playing music by Szymanowski, Brahms, Debussy and Mendelssohn. The concert runs from 12:15 to 1 p.m.
By Jacob Stockinger
It isn’t new research.
But The Ear stumbled on it and finds it no less compelling or convincing because it is a couple of years old.
Researchers say that musicians run four times the normal risk of hearing loss.
But they also point to things that can be done to lessen the risk.
Whether you are a professional musician, an amateur musician or an avid listener, you might want to read about this research.
So here is a link:
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, University of Wisconsin–Madison
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