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Music the artform and artists

The Arab Jewish Musical Revolution

In the last two decades, a small group of Mizrahi Jews — Jews of Middle Eastern and North African descent — have returned to their Arab Jewish roots and begun transforming the country's popular music scene.

Brandeis University

How Louis Armstrong Shaped the Sound of Ghana

You can still hear echoes of the trumpeter’s 1956 visit in Accra’s clubs today.

Atlas Obscura

The Moveable Musical Feast Of Jung Jaeil

A soft-spoken, self-effacing young man from Seoul may be the most listened-to living composer on the planet right now, with two blockbuster works of cinema and TV on his resumé.

3 Quarks Daily

Musique : le ska, un style musical à la croisée des influences

Le retour des Specials, quarante ans après l’âge d’or du ska dans les années 1980, marque le retour de tubes énergiques et contestataires. Retour sur les origines d’un genre musical qui a inspiré beaucoup d’artistes reconnus.

France Info

Björk cumple 56 años: ¿por qué se convirtió en una leyenda de la música?

La cantante sigue produciendo curiosidad y fascinación en su público, al cual se siguen sumando seguidores.

El Imparcial

Afrobeats: A global sound

The beat-heavy, electronic music from Nigeria has been gaining a global fan base and is a point of pride across Africa. It’s also finally helping local artists make real money. But is Afrobeats establishing a path to global domination that other genres can follow, or is an entire continent being reduced to one country’s signature sound?


How These Composers Are Helping Diversify The Field

As Hollywood pushes for diversity in film scoring, these composers are paving the way by forming and partaking in new initiatives.


Paddy Moloney: The man who put Irish music on the map

It's the group that, according to the Rolling Stones' Keith Richards, put Irish music "on the map".


Jordi Savall et l'art de l’improvisation

Le célèbre musicien catalan, gambiste, chef d’orchestre et compositeur, Jordi Savall a fêté ses 80 ans le 1er août 2021. Depuis des décennies, il étudie et interprète un large répertoire allant du Moyen Âge au baroque.

France Musique

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