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Speaking of women in music...

...here is the video of the conference about inequalities in classical music, held at King's College, London, a few weeks ago. The panel includes academics Christina Scharf and Anna Bull, conductor Alice Farnham, Beverley Mason and myself,...Show More Summary

Watch Jonny Greenwood & The London Contemporary Orchestra’s Manchester Performance

22 hours agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

In addition to his work on the Inherent Vice score and soundtrack, Jonny Greenwood has been focusing on his classical music. He recently worked with the Australian Chamber Orchestra on his new work “Water” and performed with the London Contemporary Orchestra last month at Manchester’s Albert Hall. During the performance, he plays some bits of [...]

Author Spotlight: Jennifer Stevenson

I spent my first twenty-five years as a musician in a family of musicians. The funny thing is, none of them were into rock’n’roll. Classical, Dixieland, Chicago jazz, early polyphonic choral music, even screech’n’fart, as we fondly called stuff like Charles Ives and Arnold Schoenberg. Show More Summary

Shorties (The Reading Habits of Writers, Stream the New She and Him Covers Album, and more)

The Believer asked writers about their reading habits. NPR Music is streaming She and Him's new covers album, Classics. 23 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy yesterday (bringing the total number...

aworks favorites :: nov 23, 2014 #newage #electronic #pioneers #mysticism

3 days agoMusic / Classical : aworks

American classical: John Cage - Williams Mix Forbidden Planets Volume 2 - More Music From The Pioneers Of Electronic Sound [Chrome Dreams] Alan Splet - Space travel w/ changing choral textures (1983) An Anthology Of Noise & Electronic Music [Sub...

Mike Nichols' spirit lives on in Chicago radio

According to legend, in the early days of Chicago classical music radio station WFMT-FM 98.7, co-founder Rita Jacobs noticed that folk music was surging in popularity and asked a young announcer, Mike Nichols, to start a weekly show...

Taylor Schilling & Uzo Aduba Get Glammed Up for American Music Awards 2014

Taylor Schilling looks classic in a black-and-white dress at the 2014 American Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday (November 23) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old Orange is the New Black actress was joined at the big event by her co-star Uzo Aduba. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Taylor [...]

Styx at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury

4 days agoMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Styx NYCB Theatre at Westbury Westbury, NY November 14, 2014 Styx is a rock band from America's heartland (Chicago) whose music blends the best part of rock, power pop, prog-rock, art-rock, arena rock with a touch of classical composition. The band originally consisted of brothers Chuck (bass) and J...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Yes

I've always loved this song from 1971's the 'Yes Album' mostly because of the first 3:45, but it's still a classic. What about you? List your favorite "Yes" songs down below. I was going to post a song from either "Fragile" or the revamped Yes band with Trevor Rabin because he was so awesome, but I'll save those for another time.

Someone just made Van Halen's "Runnin' with the Devil" one-million percent more smooth.

4 days agoOdd : Happy Place

What if his music was as smooth as his style? Van Halen's 1978 classic anthem "Runnin' with the Devil" is undoubtedly one of the greatest rock songs in modern music history. It rocks hard. Actually, one might even say it rocks too hard for everyday listening. Show More Summary

Orchestra uses 24 GoPro cameras to give you an amazing up-close look at its performance

It’s always nice to see orchestras try to embrace new technology to build more of an audience for classical music and the Czech Philharmonic has to decided to take things to another level by using 24 different GoPro cameras to give us a first-hand look at what it’s like to perform in a concert hall as a professional musician. Show More Summary

Listen to Cory Arcangel’s Piano Dances

There are other names that come more readily to mind when one thinks of compositions for the piano: Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Debussy. And while the world of classical music tends to remain entrenched in an era long gone, there have been some undeniable additions to the piano canon with the advent... More »

The Singapore Broadway Harmonica Ensemble Hauntingly Performs Classic Music Using Only Harmonicas

5 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

The Singapore Broadway Harmonica Ensemble is composed of six harmonica players and has performed for 19 years out of Singapore. The ensemble’s eerie, old-timey sound is accentuated by the selections they play, such as the classic bolero song “Bésame Mucho” and Jacob Gade‘s famous tango “Jalousie ‘Tango Tzigane.’” Here is a recording of the same […]

This 1950s Motorola radio works wirelessly with your iPhone

Bose, Beats, blah blah blah, it's all the same crap; Give me the classic, tin can tone of mid century radio hardware any day. If you don't need your music to carry through a half dozen walls and pierce the ears of your neighbors across the street,...

Real Rockin’ Beauty with The Pierces and Rimmel London

In the fantastic video above, Rimmel London showcases the inspiration behind The Pierces’ beauty, style, and music, and celebrates what it means to rock beautiful lashes on and off stage. The Pierces share a love for classic London beauty, including beautiful bold lashes and sultry cat-eyes. Get that amped, lifted lash volume with Rimmel London’s ScandalEyes […]

Adorable Children Dance and Lip Sync to Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé Singing ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’

last weekOdd : Laughing Squid

Warner Bros. Records has produced a music video for Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé’s version of the classic wintertime song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” off Menzel’s album Holiday Wishes. The video stars the young Emily Carey and Harry Collett, who dance and lip sync along with the song.

Idina Menzel and Michael Buble Are Kids In ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ (VIDEO)

Idina Menzel and Michael Buble are kids in this music video for the holiday classic, "Baby It's Cold Outside". Watch the charming video here: The post Idina Menzel and Michael Buble Are Kids In ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ (VIDEO) appeared first on Rickey - Entertainment News, Videos, Recaps, Results.

Strange Sounds #3

Original artwork by Paul Smith "Take him to Detroit!" I grew up on the music of Motown Records. Classics by Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, Diana Ross, etc. all had a significant impact on me. But as I grew older and branched out intoShow More Summary

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