Yosneidi Ramos attends violin lessons at a youth orchestra music school in the neighborhood of Carapita in Caracas June 3, 2008. Gun-blighted Venezuela's youth orchestras and choirs have helped thousands of children resist thug life in some of South America's toughest slums, and now wealthy countries are lining up to emulate the system. Close to 300,000 Venezuelan children, many from deprived city barrios, others from distant Amazon towns, now choose violins and trombones over guns and drugs, proving Mozart and Berlioz can be as fresh as sampled beats even to 21st century youths. Picture Taken June 3.
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Le jeune musicien brille dans toutes les sphères cognitives qui dépendent de l’attention, comme les tests d’intelligence, la mémoire et les acquisitions scolaires. Explications de la chercheuse Isabelle Peretz
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Pour les enfants, faire de la musique favorise les apprentissages