Music the artform and artists

6th World Forum on Music: Recap Right no. 1

Curated by Ian Smith (President of the European Music Council), the session was very inspirational and offered a blend of personal experiences and suggestions of action.

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Classical music performers strike resonant notes at home and abroad

With China’s classical music market booming, more Chinese musicians have been making their name around the world.

The Telegraph

The future of gaming in electronic music

The worlds of computer gaming and electronic music are merging like never before, with virtual raves, AI-generated musicians and concerts inside massive multiplayers like Fortnite becoming commonplace. DJ Mag investigates what this could mean for the future of clubbing and dance music.

DJ Mag

First Reviled, Now Revered: The Historic Albums Of 1969

The "profession" of rock criticism was still in its tender adolescence in 1969. Daily newspapers were beginning to hire writers to cover pop, rock and what was sometimes described as "youth culture."

NPR

La musique populaire mauritanienne

En Mauritanie, les tendances musicales varient considérablement selon que l'on soit au nord ou au sud du pays. Découvrez les styles musicaux les plus populaires sur cet immense territoire.

Music in Africa

6th WFM: A wonderful World Forum on Music

From 28 September to 1 October 2019 the global music scene met at La Bellevilloise in Paris, France, to celebrate the IMC’s 70th anniversary and its Five Music Rights.

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Django Reinhardt, His Disciples, and Their Hot Brand of Acoustic Jazz Guitar

In the 1930s, the Belgian-born guitarist Django Reinhardt and his violin partner Stéphane Grappelli created a new kind of small but mighty chamber music.

Acoustic Guitar

The Necessity of Musical Hallucinations

Music, repetitive and patterned by nature, provides structure within which we find anchors, context, and a basis for organizing time.

Nautilus

What does a conductor do, anyway?

Classical music isn’t always welcoming to newcomers. People who dare to ask questions about the genre tend to preface them with a lot of apologies for their own ignorance and for how stupid they assume their question is going to sound.

The Washington Post


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