Studies: Safely making music in a pandemic

A London clinic tests singers, brass and woodwind players to measure the volume and velocity of the droplets and aerosol particles they emit, in one of the latest efforts to gauge the danger of infection – to fellow performers and audiences – of singing and playing during the coronavirus pandemic. The Guardian’s Charlotte Higgins takes readers into the medical-musical lab:

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/jul/22/sing-funnel-covid-19-lab-hoping-declare-singing-safe

Meanwhile, the Incorporated Society of Musicians issues a guide to controlling the risks  of performing and teaching:

Click to access ISM-Literature-Review_July-2020_online-FINAL.pdf

(via http://www.slippedisc.com)

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