Music the artform and artists

Vienna, city of paradox

How did the city of elegant classicism give birth to an explosive modernism, threatening to destroy its very traditions?

Aeon

Beats Undercover: how drummers are finding new ways to make music in lockdown

From shoebox bass drums, playing with cotton buds and livestreamed collaborations, Christine Hannigan discovers how a new generation of musicians are using tech, innovation and determination to survive and thrive in lockdown.

Jazzwise

Les deux visages de Ravi Shankar

Passeur d’une tradition millénaire, le sitariste et pédagogue devint une icône pop dans les années 60 en faisant évoluer la musique indienne vers d’autres rives. Des facettes complémentaires que ses filles Anoushka Shankar et Norah Jones contribuent à perpétuer.

Libération

El encanto inoxidable de la música de México

Varios lanzamientos nos recuerdan la grandeza del repertorio del país.

Vozpópuli

The beauty of Arab music is the beauty of Arab culture

While music from this era, known as the “Golden Age” of Arabic music, is no longer topping the charts obviously, it is still very much loved, relevant, and extremely popular even today.

Mondoweiss

Remembering Central Avenue, L.A.’s jazz oasis

‘Central was like a river. A mighty river like the Amazon or the Nile, or in this case the Congo. And all the streets were tributaries that branched off from this great river.’

Los Angeles Times

6 Asian beatboxers you need to know

Beatboxing is an art form that started when people began imitating the Roland TR808 drum machine, colloquially known as a “beat box”, using only their mouths.

Bandwagon

De Bach à la techno, quand la musique tourne en boucles

Superpositions, variations, répétitions parviennent à produire une sensation d’infini, des chefs-d’œuvre du compositeur baroque aux séquences minimalistes de la musique électronique.

Sciences et Avenir

Un prodigio llamado Ella Fitzgerald

Reticente a hablar de sí misma, Ella fue un misterio en vida y lo siguió siendo tras su muerte en 1996.

El País


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