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During the latter half of the nineteenth century, Eduard Hanslick enjoyed a position of great power and influence as one of the most widely...
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Within his historical context, the music of Wilhelm Richard Wagner represented elemental chaos. Outside of his historical context, it reminds us more of order...
Ayham Ahmad continues to play the piano in spite of the challenges the civil war has put in his way.

As the civil war in Syria rages on, a 27-year-old pianist has begun to draw attention for his determination to bring music to a...
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Truth be told, the first literary work that comes to mind when thinking about Wagner’s Ring is The Lord of The Rings: both reference...
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Wilhelm Richard Wagner is one of the most controversial figures in the history of classical music, and for good reason. How well do you...
B.B. King in 1971 Photo: Heinrich Klaffs CC-BY-SA

B.B. King in 1971 Photo: Heinrich Klaffs CC-BY-SA Riley B. King was born on September 19th, 1925 in Berclair, Mississippi, a small unincorporated community...
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Ben Morfitt, a 24-year-old musician and composer from Yorkshire in the UK, has given a whole new meaning to the one-man band with a...