Archive for the 'Music' Category

Leonard Cohen’s Montreal

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Leonard Cohen’s Montreal by Bernard Avishai in The New Yorker on February 28, 2015.

Photograph by Rob Verhorst/Redferns via Getty

 

 

Grammys 2015: Transcript of Bob Dylan’s MusiCares Person of Year speech

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Click Here to  Read: Grammys 2015: Transcript of Bob Dylan’s MusiCares Person of Year speech by Randall Roberts on the Los Angeles Times Music Blog on February 7, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Bob Dylan, Extending the Line BY David Remick on The New Yorker blog in February 08. 2015.

Former President Jimmy Carter introduces Bob Dylan as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year with Neil Portnow, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, during the MusiCares concert at the Convention Center. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

The Moscow Male Jewish Cappella, Commemoration ceremony in Terezin

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Click Here to View: The Moscow Male Jewish Cappella, Commemoration ceremony in Terezin, 27th January, 2015 posted by Alexander Tsaliuk on YouTube.

Anti-Semitism in Western Music

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Anti-Semitism in Western Music: Review By David Nirenberg of The Music Libel Against the Jews By Ruth HaCohen on the New Republic Website in the December 21, 2004 issue.

New and Events from YIVO

Monday, January 26th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  New and Events from YIVO on the YIVO website.

Helix Center Winter Roundtables

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Helix Center Winter Roundtables.

Music to Whose Ears II: Embodied Cognition

Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Music to Whose Ears II:  Embodied Cognition with Nacho Arimany, Edgar Choueiri, Vijay Iyer, Marina Korsakova-Kreyn, Tristan Perich, at the Helix Center on Saturday, January 24, 2015.

Letters to Afar

Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: LETTERS TO AFAR: OCT 22, 2014 – MAR 22, 2015, at the Museum of the City of New York, Co-presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

The Helix Center Winter 2015 Roundtables

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

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The Helix Center Winter 2015 Roundtables.

Start 2015 Right: January at YIVO!

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Start 2015 right –
at the 4th Annual Winter Program Keynote!
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Poets as Smugglers: Sutzkever, Kaczerginski, and How the Remnants of the YIVO Archive Reached New York
Monday, January 5 | 6:30pm | Location: YIVO Institute
YIVO-Bard Winter Program on Ashkenazi Civilization Keynote Address

YIVO’s Jacob Kronhill Visiting Scholar David Fishman tells the dramatic story of how poets Kaczerginski and Sutzkever rescued YIVO’s treasures from the Vilnius Jewish (more…)

New albums from saxophonists Dayna Stephens and Walter Smith III

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New albums from saxophonists Dayna Stephens and Walter Smith III By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on December 27, 2014.

Dayna Stephens [Photo by Christopher Drukker]

News and Events from YIVO

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Registration still open for YIVO Winter Program on Ashkenazi Civilization — Deadline Extended Through December 31!
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Poets as Smugglers: Sutzkever, Kaczerginski, and How the Remnants of the YIVO Archive Reached New York 

Monday, January 5 | 6:30pm | Location: YIVO Institute YIVO-Bard Winter Program on Ashkenazi Civilization Keynote Address (more…)

Entering its third decade, the Klezmatics have made klezmer a household sound

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Entering its third decade, the Klezmatics have made klezmer a household sound By Wallace Baine, Santa Cruz Sentinel on December 17, 2014.

Tracing Rebel Roots of a Guthrie Hanukkah Song

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:
Tracing Rebel Roots of a Guthrie Hanukkah Song By J.J. Goldberg on the Forward Mobile website on December 16, 2014..

Click Here to Read: The Woody Guthrie Centenary Category on this website

British and German youth orchestras celebrate 100 years of jazz

Friday, December 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: British and German youth orchestras celebrate 100 years of jazz By Barbara Slaughter on the World Socialist Web Site on December 11, 2014.

National Youth Jazz Orchestra of the UK and the Youth Jazz Orchestra of Germany performing

Today is anniversary of Jim Halls birthday

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Departed Friends and Some of Their Disciples on this website.

Click Here to Read: Blue Note’s Jim Hall tribute show really a missing-man formation for guitar giant on this website.

Click Here to Read: In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013 on this website.

Click Here to Read: Jazz Master Jim Hall, 1930-2013 on this website.

When Freud Showed Up In German Lieder

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Listen to:  When Freud Showed Up In German Lieder by Tablet Magazine Website.

Lieder Of The Pack: ‘Art Song on the Couch,’ inspired by the edginess of Freud’s Vienna, features music by Mahler, Schoenberg and Strauss

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Lieder Of The Pack: ‘Art Song on the Couch,’ inspired by the edginess of Freud’s Vienna, features music by Mahler, Schoenberg and Strauss by George Robinson on The Jewish Week website on October 4, 2014.

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The Gold Mine by Kelsey Waldon: Life, more or less

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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Click here to Read: The Gold Mine by Kelsey Waldon: Life, more or less By Dylan Lubao on the World Socialist Web Site on October 16, 2014.

Kelsey Waldon [Credit: Tim Duggan]

Strumming along with Dylan and Seeger

Friday, October 10th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Strumming along with Dylan and Seeger By Robert E. Cohen on the Paint the Culture Rad Website.

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