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What can you do to make sure that your child gets all the benefits of music Part 3

Updated: Mar 7

1. Attending live music events / concerts

For introducing your children to live music experience, any live event is good- Indian classical, Indian contemporary, folk, western pop-rock music or western classical. Some Malls or restaurants regularly feature live performances. You can join your favorite artists’ facebook pages. Independent artists regularly update their facebook pages. Myspace is another site for discovering independent musicians. Some good sources to find live performances & independent artists (Calendar of events) 2. Screen time for music For kids above the age of 8 you can play recorded live performances (DVDs or digital format) or make a Youtube playlist of live performances.

Here’s a top 10 for you

1. MTV India Unplugged, season 1, 2 & 3

2. MTV India Coke Studio season 1,2 & 3

3. Live at Knebworth 1990 Vol. 1 & 2

4. MTV Unplugged performances of western artists, specially Unplugged by Eric Clapton

5. Billy Joel,Live at the Yankee stadium

6. A R Rahman, Live in concert

7. Jagjit Singh, Parwaz, Live in Singapore

8. Indian Ocean, Leaving home-The longer trip

9. (For Indian classical concerts videos)

10. MTV Coke studio Pakistan (Available on Youtube)

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