Composer Husam Aldeen al-Ansari explains how Iraq’s national orchestra has struggled to survive amid religious disapproval
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Classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein and country-folk singer Tift Merritt have collaborated on a joint album called Night — and it’s a triumph of creative risk.
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New York Times
The San Francisco Symphony has announced that negotiations over a new contract with the musicians have broken down with the players’ rejection of a federal mediator’s proposal for a cooling-off period.
The instrument played as the ship went down is confirmed to have belonged to Titanic bandmaster Wallace Hartley after extensive testing.
NPR Deceptive Cadence
Salsa rhythms, Brazilian martial arts and a Jewish prayer of mourning: It’s not exactly what you would expect from a classical composer’s setting of the Gospel according to St. Mark.