Policy, Research & Politics

Le jazz : une arme secrète

Retour sur un pan méconnu de la guerre froide, quand les États-Unis menaient bataille au moyen des grands noms du jazz.

France Musique

Culture as a goal in post-2015

The document provides practical guidance to local and regional governments, civil society organisations, private organisations, culture and development professionals that are involved in strengthening partnerships, policies, projects and practices around the place of culture in the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Culture 21

Singing Against the Grain: Playing Beethoven in the #BlackLivesMatter era

Over the course of my life I have learned that to be black and a classical musician is to be considered a contradiction.

The Point

Feel the beat: deaf fans fight for access to live music

The myth that deafness impedes appreciation of music is gradually being debunked – and new technology is helping. But marginalised deaf fans say attitudes are still a huge problem.

The Guardian

In the 1930s, an ethnomusicologist tried to preserve the history of immigration in California

In the late 1930s, Cowell recorded American folk music in the West. She collected English songs of miners, Cornish sea shanties from sailors and ragtime melodies. But she was also determined to gather music from recent immigrant groups.

PRI

Israel arrests Palestinian music band for ‘producing songs that incite to resistance’

According to a statement by the Israeli army, six Palestinians were arrested over “producing songs and provocative videos that incite to resistance.” The videos were circulated on social media, the army added.

Middle East Monitor

Jean-Michel Jarre : « YouTube ne doit pas devenir un monopole »

Le président de la Confédération internationale des sociétés d’auteurs et compositeurs réclame un cadre législatif européen pour défendre les auteurs.

Le Monde

8th European Forum on Music Press Release

For the EMC and its members the future will very much focus on the implementation and further development of the European Agenda for Music, reflecting the diverse topics and looking at how the Agenda can be implemented practically also on a local level.

EMC

Punk and metal bands riff on conservative Islam

The rebellious delights of the metal and punk music subcultures are no longer the exclusive domain of bored white millennials: In Indonesia and Malaysia, the traditionally anti-conformist metal and punk music subcultures have spun in new directions.

Nikkei Asian Review


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