Music the artform and artists

According The Accordion Its Historical Due

Throughout the Classical and Romantic periods, the humble accordion and its simpler cousin, the concertina, were important parlor, chamber, and accompanying instruments.

Early Music America

Une histoire orale de Sun Ra, astre free-jazz de la musique cosmique

Vingt-sept ans après son exil extraterrestre, Sun Ra est toujours au firmanent. Deux des membres de son mythique Arkestra, toujours actif, racontent.

Les InRocks

Música para cine: esa labor clave de la que poco se sabe

Hay secuencias de películas que se quedaron grabadas en la memoria colectiva, no solamente por lo que se ve, sino gracias a las melodías que se escuchan.

El Tiempo

(Ethno)Music(ology)

Music scholarship — like the art form itself — is a field that's been taking a hard, introspective look at how it can do better.

WQXR

Japan’s young musicians rally to save dying art of shamisen music

The makers of this ancient instrument were near to closure. But could it get a new lease of life?

The Guardian

The True Poet of Jazz

The year was 1957, and jazz was about to enter its most tumultuous period. The next decade would witness the rise of modal jazz, free jazz, soul jazz, fusion jazz, and a host of other subsidiary and conflicting styles. Balliett was ready to match this profusive music with his own prodigious gifts.

City Journal

Paz, rock y hierba en Piedra Roja

Montado originalmente con el objetivo de recolectar fondos para el viaje de graduación del curso de un colegio, la cita realizada en octubre de 1970, fue uno de los hitos que ha quedado en los anales de la música chilena.

La Tercera

Compositrices oubliées

Quelques jours après les journées du Matrimoine, organisées dans plusieurs villes de France, il semble que cette sensibilisation à l'héritage culturel laissé par des femmes et complètement oublié de nos jours, porte ses fruits.

France Inter

Mohammad Reza Shajarian, the Iranian Master Singer and Dissident

He popularized Persian classical music for a new generation and built a global following, only to be blacklisted by Iran for supporting antigovernment protests.

The New York Times


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