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In this video, Rolf Lislevand showcases a unique instrument by playing one of the five guitars still in existence manufactured by legendary instrument maker...
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Nathan Chan, a Juilliard-trained cellist, was forced to abandon his instrument in Vancouver last month after the airline he was travelling on refused to...
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A programme offering free classical music tuition and study opportunities to young children in Yakima, Washington, is proving very popular. Yakima Music en accion...

A 180-year-old grand piano likely heard by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln made a reappearance earlier this month at a concert in his hometown of...
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The Internet 2.0 gave us a great opportunity: user-generated content can allow anyone’s voice to be heard (a blessing or a curse?) and, as...
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Adele’s Hello has entered the power-ballad Hall of Fame the minute it premiered on Youtube. Structure-wise, the wistful verse and the powerhouse chorus make...
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If I asked you what Justin Bieber and Beethoven had in common, I bet you would shudder in disgust, thinking that not even The...
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Composer Manuel de Falla is known for weaving elements of Spanish folk music into his ballets, operas, orchestral and chamber works. He was particularly...
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Manuel de Falla’s El Amor Brujo, or Love, the Magician, is a ballet but not in the traditional sense. It uses flamenco steps instead...
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Last Sunday, Golden-Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Lady Gaga appeared clad in a red power-suit (was she channeling Hillary Clinton?) to sing the...