Music the artform and artists

Inside Tajikistan: A history of music and storytelling

Tajikistan has a rich history of music and storytelling that dates back to about a thousand years.

Al Jazeera

HMV: The rise and fall of a music icon

It was on 20 July 1921 that British composer Sir Edward Elgar opened the doors of a new shop at 363 Oxford Street, named "His Master's Voice".

BBC

Classical Music in 2018

The year in statistics.

Bachtrack

Comme un air de cumbia

Venue d’Amérique latine où sa popularité se vérifie dans de nombreux pays, la cumbia s’est installée dans le paysage musical français et européen depuis une dizaine d’années pour devenir le courant latino le plus en vue actuellement.

RFI

How this African beat spread through Latin America

It all started in a small village in Colombia.

Vox

Are the Best Music Videos Actually Movies?

From David Bowie to Britney Spears, musicians have long been elevating their music videos to a cinematic art form.

Garage

How Movie Soundtracks Won the Year in Music

There hasn’t been a soundtrack in a long time that was a real soundtrack and not just put together,” Kendrick Lamar told me about the music he created and produced for the superhero smash Black Panther.

Vanity Fair

It’s Not What We Do, It’s How We Do It: Evolving the Concert Experience

OK, before we talk about our audience, let’s step back a moment and talk about the classical music concert experience.

New Music Box

‘I hate playing this song’: when rock stars go disco

Nowadays, even Noel Gallagher takes it to the dancefloor. But from Rod Stewart to the Beach Boys, moving with the times has had its highs and lows.

The Guardian


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