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Music the artform and artists

The New Acoustic Instrument That Sounds Like a Synthesizer

Yaybahar is an electric-free, totally acoustic instrument designed by Gorkem Sen. The vibrations from the strings are transmitted via the coiled springs to the frame drums.


Nigeria: Is Highlife Music Going Extinct

While the Nigerian music industry has become an industry to be reckoned with globally, Highlife music, which was once the favourite of many music lovers, is fast becoming a thing of the past.


Soufismes alla turca

Présentation de la cérémonie Mevlevi ""Sema" classée au patrimoine oral et immatériel de l'Unesco depuis 2005.

France Musique

Stockhausen in Japan

How the german avant-garde composer was transformed by his first visit to japan.

Red Bull Music Academy

On Writing About Irish Traditional Music

Musicians need to harness the printed word to affect their fortunes.

The Journal of Music

Finnish-made Namibian music instrument launched

The Sibelius academy of Finland together with the University of Namibia (Unam) has launched a Finnish-made Namibian traditional music instrument Otjihumba.

New Era

Brian Eno en cinq morceaux

Producteur, musicien, chanteur, Brian Eno possède assez de casquettes pour cacher son manque de pilosité.

Les InRocks

Reggae revival in Jamaica recalls golden era of 1970s

Jamaica is the birthplace of reggae, which became an international phenomenon thanks to Marley, who died of cancer in 1981 at age 36.

The Japan Times

Malkki at helm of Finnish orchestra cracks glass ceiling

Only a few women have made it to top conducting positions in classical music, and Finland's Malkki has joined the list.


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