Later this year, another now iconic film will be screened with a live musical performance. The Godfather, by Francis Ford Coppola, will be shown in the Royal Albert Hall with a live performance of Nino Rota’s soundtrack. Could Columbus be next?
When someone asks me a question about music, it is often prefaced with, “I really don’t know much about music, but…” You know more about music than you think. Most importantly, you know what YOU like, which is where we all began.
Whether you’re shopping for a new recording, or just love to debate the merits of one over the other, there’s a lot of thought-provoking entertainment to be found in the music section of Amazon.com.
If we can argue over the great American novel, what about the great American symphony? Join the conversation in our summer-long exploration of the American symphony. Who writes symphonies in the U.S. these days? And who hears them?
Now there’s science that music with a lot of repetition might lead listeners into feeling socially “in sync” with each other:
In a genre where noise from singers and orchestra musicians has cornered the market, legendary director Robert Wilson’s rehearsal process has found a unique niche.
If, in our current cold wintry weather, you want to remember what summer was like, here’s what you might have seen and heard on that 89 degree summer day in Times Square.
Legendary Indian musician and composer Ravi Shankar died yesterday at the age of 92. He was born in 1920, and during his long life did more than anyone to popularize the music of his country for western audiences.
Composer Has an Appointment at Carnegie Hall for his Birthday Philip Glass’ friends threw him a birthday party Sunday night, two days ahead of schedule. Not because there were early bird specials or an extra senior citizen discount. Rather, the venerable former taxi driver will be at Carnegie Hall for the world premiere of his [...]