Topic: Aaron Copland
The four musicians who participate in 'The Goat Rodeo Sessions' somehow make the jumble of musical genres work.
In just 10 years, the world for the first time will be more middle-class than poor. That will tax resources and set up conflicts. But with more people free from just trying to survive, the arts and sciences should boom as well.
05/23/2011 11:02 am
Sean Wilentz's study of enigmatic music icon Bob Dylan is at once a time-hopping biography; a catalog of Dylan’s myriad, eclectic influences; and a primer on American music.
05/18/2011 06:37 pm
Proponents of modern symphonic music cast unhappy audiences as unenlightened. But for most listeners, music elicits emotional rather than intellectual responses. Certainly, classical music should should challenge and evoke. It just shouldn't sound like bus crashes.
02/11/2011 10:06 am
Jazz legend Dave Brubeck roars into his 90th year like a young lion.
12/29/2010 05:58 pm
Bob Dylan was not so much a sponge as an alchemist, taking common materials and creating new art.
10/04/2010 08:05 am
Latin music influences – including salsa, merengue, and samba – are seeping into the concert hall as directors seek to broaden the appeal.
04/01/2010 01:25 pm
People used it to get through Nazi P.O.W. camps and 9/11. It helps heal us.
06/04/2009 01:00 am
Some old-timers impress with their strengths and some one-of-a-kind talents display growing versatility.
11/21/2008 12:00 am