Policy, Research & Politics

The Equivocal Business Of Women In The Music Industry

Do you recognise the woman on Germany’s 100 Deutsche Mark bill? It’s Clara Schumann, one of the few known female composers and pianists of classical music. Few women in the 19th century made it to fame in music-related professions.

Forbes

Brexit: le blues du rock britannique

Si certains comme John Lydon ou Morrissey défendent la sortie de l’UE, dans son immense majorité, le rock britannique reste classé à gauche, compagnon de route historique du Labour. Mais la large mobilisation des musiciens pour Corbyn n’a en rien évité la défaite des travaillistes. Le soutien des rockeurs serait-il devenu contre-productif ?

Libération

Vienna opera house stages first opera by woman

For the first time in its 150-year history, the Vienna State Opera is staging an opera by a woman.

BBC

Top 10 times metal musicians got involved in politics

Metal is inherently political, but some musicians go a step further than just writing songs.

Alt Press

Taylor Swift Will Receive First-Ever Woman of the Decade Honor at Billboard's Women in Music

The singer-songwriter is also being honored for her commitment to protecting creative rights, music education, literacy programs, cancer research, disaster relief and the Time's Up initiative.

Billboard

Who’s Fighting for Racial Equity in Classical Music?

In his award-winning book, “The Rest Is Noise,” Alex Ross asserts that “many pioneers of black music might have had major classical careers if the stage door of Carnegie Hall had been open to them but, with few exceptions, it was not.

21 Century Music

UNESCO launches Culture|2030 Indicators publication

The Culture|2030 indicators is a framework of thematic indicators whose purpose is to measure and monitor the progress of culture’s enabling contribution to the national and local implementation of the Goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, both as a sector of activity, and transversally across other sectors.

UNESCO

Comment les 12-18 ans écoutent-ils de la musique ?

Agi-Son publie la baromètre annuel Jeunes, musique et risques auditifs qui détaillent les habitudes d’écoutes et de consommation musicales des adolescents.

IRMA

Bringing politics into Japanese clubs

Things are kicking off everywhere, it seems — from Chile to Hong Kong, protesters, mostly young, have been taking to the streets to demonstrate against an array of injustices over the past few months.

The Japan Times


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