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28097 Ukulele Strikes Asian Chord 
Steve Herman
A small stringed guitar-like instrument, the ukulele, best known for its association with Hawaiian music and long derided as little more than a novelty, is finally earning some ... Issue Date: 9 / 2011

27767 Gregg Kallor: Two New York Concerts  
Nancy Shear
Pianist/composer Gregg Kallor’s unconventional performances mix classical works, improvisation, and his own unique music. In February and April the Abby Whiteside Foundation will ... Issue Date: 2 / 2011

27450 Boston Pops Turns 125  
Jeff Lunden
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the Boston Pops -- the granddaddy of America''s popular orchestras. Since 1897, practically every Boston Pops concert has ended ... Issue Date: 9 / 2010

27119 Dave Brubeck : Maestro of Cool  
Ann Geracimos
In his Connecticut home, Dave Brubeck regularly uses a dancer''s barre to stretch, keeping his limbs flexible as part of his morning exercise program. At age 88, he still goes ... Issue Date: 2 / 2010

26002 Powerful Voices Propel 'Otello'  
T. L. Ponick
The Kirov Opera''s new production of Giuseppe Verdi''s "Otello," which opened in the afternoon of Sunday December 9 at the Kennedy Center''s Opera House, proved just as ... Issue Date: 1 / 2008

25805 Music Marches to Globalization's Drum  
Richard Boursy
Nowadays nearly every music retailer – from the old fashioned bricks-and-mortar kind, through the online CD vendors, to the completely virtual iTunes Music Store – has a major ... Issue Date: 10 / 2007

24853 Cream's Clapton, Bruce, and Baker: Reinventors of the Blues  
Dan Campbell
Thirty-six years after their wheels of fire skidded to a halt, English acid-rockers Cream plugged in again for three nights at Madison Square Garden last October. The New York ... Issue Date: 2 / 2006

24810 Between Elvis and the Beatles: Neglected Era Get Its Due  
Scott Galupo
Many rock enthusiasts view the period between Elvis Presley''s first hip shake and the arrival of the Beatles as one long, sputtering interruption. The late 1950s saw one rock ... Issue Date: 1 / 2006

24186 Passing of 3 Great Composers Ends an Era in Film  
T.L. Ponick
Music fans of all ages noted with sadness the passing this summer in quick succession of three Hollywood giants: film composers Jerry Goldsmith, David Raksin, and Elmer ... Issue Date: 12 / 2004

23862 Charles Ives, America's Musical Visionary  
Susan Osmond
Composer Charles Ives was a constant innovator, pioneering daring techniques and utilizing hymns and popular tunes to make music that vividly evokes a primal human community ... Issue Date: 5 / 2004

23630 Experience Music Project: Seattle's Imaginative Unmuseum  
Iris Brooks
The pioneering Experience Music Project offers state-of-the- art interactivity, vibrant exhibits, and the opportunity to make live music--even if you never played an ... Issue Date: 1 / 2004

23178 Les Paul, Electrifying  
Tom Benford
The sound of popular music as we know it today--with multitrack recordings, reverb, and electric guitars--is largely the creation of Les Paul, who made all these ... Issue Date: 7 / 2003

22914 O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Traditional American Music Takes Root  
Henri Schauffler
The soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou? may have sparked he current craze for "roots" music, but groups such as the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band have been helping to preserve ... Issue Date: 2 / 2003

22857 MusicOmnia: The New World of the Microlabel  
Peter Catalano
World headquarters is a small office located in a warehouse district on the outskirts of Boston. The production room is harpsichordist Peter Watchorn''s kitchen, where he ... Issue Date: 1 / 2003

22858 Selected MusicaOmnia Recordings  
Peter Catalano
J.S. Bach, Six Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord, BWV 1014-1018 (mo 112), three CDs. Emlyn Ngai, Baroque violin, Peter Watchorn, harpsichord. This disc is one of the label''s ... Issue Date: 1 / 2003

22751 Bill Monroe and the Making of Bluegrass  
Eric P. Olsen
Rosine, Kentucky (population 65), is not much to look at. A 1930s-era country store, a weathered barn, and a cluster of nondescript houses sum up the charms of this rural hamlet ... Issue Date: 12 / 2002

21780 Garth Brooks' Songwriters: Behind Brooks' Creative Force  
Dan Fefferman
Country music superstar Garth Brooks owes a lot to the songwriters who penned his biggest hits. Our author met these talented wordsmiths on a musical tour of their own. ... Issue Date: 2 / 2002

21177 Louis Armstrong at 100: 'Jazz and I Get Born Together':  
Eric P. Olsen
The beloved Satchmo was early recognized as "the greatest trumpeter in the world" but later vilified by boppers as a "moldy fig." Now, a century after his birth, he is ... Issue Date: 8 / 2001

21454 San Francisco Symphony Liberated With New Music Director  
Melvyn Krauss
When Michael Tilson Thomas took over as music director of the San Francisco Symphony five years ago, he faced a stale and dispirited group. But now it is one of the most ... Issue Date: 3 / 2001

21798 Grand Ole Opry at 75: Playing to America's Heart  
Stephen Henkin
The sturdy pioneers who crossed the Appalachians and settled in what is now Tennessee brought with them fiddles, stories, music, and something more--a love of freedom and a deep ... Issue Date: 2 / 2001

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