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Music the artform and artists

A Not So Untold History of Latin American Women in Early Electronic Music

Key works of electronic music history that emerge from a Western context often neglect pioneers coming from or operating in their »periphery,« even when adopting explicitly feminist lenses.

CTM Festival

Meet 3 unsung, pioneering heroes of music whose names you probably didn’t know

Chances are you’ve never heard the name Vasili Arkhipov, but he could be the reason you’re alive. Back during the Cuban Missile Crisis, he stopped his commander from accidentally firing nukes on the US when things heated up. It’s possible that he prevented the entire planet from plunging into a nuclear war. Talk about an unsung hero.

Global News

Sabah Fakhri, passeur de la musique arabe traditionnelle

Interprète et passeur légendaire de la musique arabe traditionnelle, le ténor syrien Sabah Fakhri est mort mardi 2 novembre à Damas, à l’âge de 88 ans. La voix puissante de cet homme petit et rond, capable d’exalter son public, aura marqué des générations, de la Tunisie au Proche-Orient.

Le Monde

Fallece Mario Lavista, un emblema de la música en México

El compositor estaba convencido de que la música tiene el poder de llegar al mundo de los muertos y que éstos probablemente escuchan, expresó Cultura UNAM como parte de la serie de condolencias por la partida del maestro.

El Economista

1999's 'Latin Explosion' chased crossover hits. Today, Latino artists don't need them

1999 was a big year at the Grammy Awards. Lauryn Hill won five Grammys, including for album of the year. Celene Dion won record of the year. Shania Twain and Alanis Morissette won multiple awards. Even Aerosmith performed "I Don't Want To Miss a Thing" from the Armageddon film soundtrack. It was a perfect '90s time capsule.


The oud and Middle Eastern music in video games

The sound of the oud contributes a wealth of colour, magic, and emotion to the music of video games, drawing on centuries of Middle Eastern tradition and splendour to tell authentic stories in novel ways.


Max Richter, le compositeur le plus streamé au monde

Le Britannique Max Richter a composé la musique de plus de cinquante films et séries télévisées. Sa berceuse "Sleep" a été streamée plus de 500 millions de fois.


70 años de Charly García: una historia de la música

Nacido el 23 de octubre de 1951 en el barrio porteño de Caballito, su vida resume el devenir de la música popular argentina de las últimas cinco décadas.

Río Negro

67th International Rostrum of Composers

A flagship project of the International Music Council (IMC), the International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) will be held this year for the first time in Belgrade, Serbia, following the invitation of our partner, Radio Television of Serbia – Radio Belgrade.

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