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Classical music performers strike resonant notes at home and abroad
With China’s classical music market booming, more Chinese musicians have been making their name around the world
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Tombstone Tourism’s Last Stop, a Plot of Your Own in Vienna
In the city’s Central Cemetery, where Beethoven and Schubert lie, a company is offering music lovers the chance to join them for eternity.
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China and classical music: an extraordinary story of growth
We have long been told that China holds the key to the future of classical music. As the West looks increasingly to the East, what impact will this have on the global musical community and the music we listen to?
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Did Syria create the world’s first song?
Syria’s musical traditions show histories and cultures that transcend contemporary politics and war. This is a country that gave the world song.
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Jesuit Legacy in the Bolivian Jungle: A Love of Baroque Music
The aging musical score wasn’t easy to read. It was a copy of a copy of a Latin Mass by the 18th-century composer Domenico Zipoli that had crossed the Atlantic and most of South America, only to be stuffed into
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Another Key to Finland’s Success in Music Education: Its Summer Music Festivals
Finland’s world renowned music education system is a subject of continuing interest among music educationists in Australia. Attention has naturally focused on how music is taught in its school system and how we could learn from some of its ideas
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Hugo Chávez, Alí Primera, and the politics of popular music in Venezuela
In February 1992, a Venezuelan colonel called Hugo Chávez, together with other officers from a movement that had formed within the military, led an unsuccessful coup attempt against the country’s deeply unpopular government. Two years later, on the day he
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How Mozart’s music is improving the grapes in one Italian vineyard
Row after row of Sangiovese grapevines cover the hills of Montalcino in Tuscany, where famed Brunello wine is made.
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