Policy, Research & Politics
- Friday, 24 May 2013
Neuroscientists Daniel Levitin and post-doctoral researcher Mona Lisa Chanda, reviewed 400 research papers in the neurochemistry of music.
- Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Two emotionless prison guards watch Ai Weiwei as he eats, sleeps, paces, showers — and even sits on the toilet — in the Chinese artist's new obscenity-filled, metaphor-rich music video mocking state power.
- Monday, 20 May 2013
It is more than a year since five members of feminist punk group Pussy Riot wearing brightly coloured balaclava masks staged a short and cacophonous performance in front of the altar of Moscow's Christ The Saviour Cathedral.
- Sunday, 19 May 2013
She started liking the poetry of India's poet laureate Rabindranath Tagore while in school, and now China's noted dulcimer player Liu Yuening has made the first Chinese transcription of Tagore's songs with the aim of creating an enduring basis for India-China ties as the two countries embark on summit-level talks after a month of problems this week.
- Saturday, 18 May 2013
A 25-pages report on the right to artistic expression and creation is now available in all UN languages.
- Friday, 17 May 2013
"I launched this initiative, which aimed at breaking the silence, collecting donations and advising national and international public opinion of the catastrophic condition of refugees, in order to speed up a humanitarian food aid convoys," Youssef Ould Mohamed Isa told Magharebia.
- Tuesday, 14 May 2013
The fractious factions in the Gaza Strip and across the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories have found one voice to unite behind - a 22-year-old youth singing songs about a lost homeland on the Middle East's version of 'American Idol'.
- Pan-African Song to Celebrate AU
- Song Critical of Pakistani Generals Is Blocked Online
- Music & Memory program soothes, uplifts people with dementia
- Rwanda: Promoting Intergration Through Music
- South Africa: Music Behind Bars
- 100 Years After Stravinsky's 'Rite,' Can Classical Music Still Shock?
- China hopes to hit the right note with Algeria opera house
- Don't Let Jazz Music Die