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by | Nov 8, 2019

Consider the clarinet. What an oddball musical instrument! It is not the mighty piano, whose range is from the most…

by | Jul 10, 2019

The organizers of the August 3 Detroit music festival AfroFuture Fest sparked outrage when the organization charged “people of color,” or POC,…

by | Jul 2, 2019

Concert tickets are expensive. It’s risky to rely on music reviews to choose which performances to attend. Critics are fallible….

by | Jun 25, 2019

Leftists are at war with the freedom of conscience … again. Pop star Taylor Swift released the music video for her…

by | Apr 3, 2019

Frederik Chopin was a Polish pianist whose passionate compositions continue to stir the soul. His music is associated with the…

by | Mar 6, 2018

Let’s think about how we would answer this question. Maybe Lin-Manuel Miranda for his marvelous, creative, catchy musical Hamilton with…

by | Mar 2, 2018

The Muse has descended on the curriculum developers at Columbia University: they have designed a class entitled Pop and Social…

by | Feb 13, 2018

Richard Wagner’s music is an acquired taste. A more difficult acquisition than most. I’ll admit to being much attracted to Mark Twain’s sarcastic take, which was (relying on my memory here, so I may not have the exact quote): “Wagner’s music is a lot better than it sounds.” Just so.

by | Feb 7, 2018

February 7 starts National Marriage Week. I propose that, in conjunction with this annual event, we identify, and create, music…

by | Dec 19, 2017

In mid-October, the “Rap God” Eminem released a freestyle rap dissing Donald Trump, calling him and all of his supporters…

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