Archive for the 'Music' Category

Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to View:  Earth Kitt on the Couch 1957 on YouTube.

Blue Note’s Jim Hall tribute show really a missing-man formation for guitar giant

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Blue Note’s Jim Hall tribute show really a missing-man formation for guitar giant by Wayne Lockwood in the New York Daily News on April 18, 2014.

New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students

Monday, April 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  New York City radio drive collects 2,500 musical instruments for public school students By Fred Mazelis on The World Socialist Web Site on April 14, 2014.

A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read and Listen to:  A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World by Marin Alsop  on the NPR website on April 12, 2014.

Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.

A concert of twentieth century masterworks by Britten, Bartók and Shostakovich

Friday, April 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  A concert of twentieth century masterworks by Britten, Bartók and Shostakovich By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Website on April 11, 2014.

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Jim Hall Memorial Concert Coming to Blue Note April 18-20

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Jim Hall Memorial Concert Coming to Blue Note April 18-20 Bill Frisell, Julian Lage, Scott Colley, Joey Baron & more to play By Jeff Tamarkin on the Jazz Times website on March 18, 2014.

Melodies of the Mind

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

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  Review of: Melodies of the Mind: Connections Between Psychoanalysis and Music By Julie Jaffee Nagel, Reviewed by Susan D. Raeburn the Journal Science and Medicine, March 2014 Issue.

YIVO News

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 2014 | 6:30pm
FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION

Acclaimed filmmaker Péter Forgács, creator of the installation Letters to Afar, returns to YIVO for a screening and discussion of his award-winning film (more…)

Tango: A Feeling That is Danced

Friday, March 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Tango: A Feeling That is Danced Review by Velleda C Ceccoli PhD in the May 2013, Issue 6, Issue of Psychology Tomorrow Magazine.

News from YIVO

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

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This Tuesday join Ruth Wisse, Harvard University, for…
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Jacob Glatstein: A Yiddish Genius in Anglicizing America
TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014 | 7pm
LECTURE

Jacob Glatstein, one of the great Jewish writers of the 20th century, arrived in America in 1914 with a virtuosic talent for his native language, Yiddish, (more…)

Alice Herz-Sommer, Who Found Peace in Chopin Amid Holocaust, Dies at 110

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Alice Herz-Sommer, Who Found Peace in Chopin Amid Holocaust, Dies at 110 By Margalit  Fox in The New York Times on February 27, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Italian pianist revives music created in concentration camps on this website.

Alice Herz-Sommer in her London apartment in 2012. Credit Yuri Dojc

Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at YIVO

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Don’t miss the deadline! International
and scholarship applications for the Uriel Weinreich Summer Program in Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture close March 5. Click here to apply.

U.S. applicants not seeking financial assistance may apply until April 30.In 2014, the Uriel Weinreich (more…)

In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jim Hall December 4, 1930 – December 10, 2013 website.


Click Here to Read:   In Memorial Jim Hall 1930-2013 in the New York City Jazz Record.

Click to find links to other remembrances:  Jim Hall 1930-2013.

 

How Brains See Music as Language

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How Brains See Music as Language A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation.  by Adrienne  LaFrance on February 19 2014.

A member of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans. (Gerald Herbert/AP)

February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Join us in February for a diverse lineup of programs that will explore how German-Jewish immigrants helped build San Francisco, the role of Rabbis in the German Army in WWI, and much more. Unless otherwise noted, please register in advance at (212) 744-6400. The most current list of events is always online at lbi.org/events.

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30 PM | Panel Discussion
Jews, Cities and Culture: Hamburg, New York, and Kiev (more…)

CFS Valentine’s Music Concert at Society for Ethical Culture

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Valetine’s Day Music Concert at the Society for Ethical Culture on 2 West 64th Street on February 14 at 7:30 pm.

Remembering Pete Seeger, From Woody Guthrie to Occupy Wall Street

Friday, January 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Remembering Pete Seeger, From Woody Guthrie to Occupy Wall Street by Greg Mitchell on The Nation website on January 28, 2014.

Pete Seeger performing in Washington D.C. on February 13, 1944. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt seen at center. (Flickr, Library of Congress

 

Justin Bieber: the trouble with the wild child – is it all just a dysfunctional father-son relationship?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Justin Bieber: the trouble with the wild child – is it all just a dysfunctional father-son relationship? As the troubled star lands in a Miami court on a drink-driving charge, some are now questioning the influence of his father, Jeremy by Edward Helmore in The Guardian on January 25, 2014.

Justin Bieber with sister Jazmyn, father Jeremy and mother Pattie Mallette at a 2011 film screening in Canada. Photograph: Canadian Press/ Rex

“We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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Click Here to View:  ”We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger in His Own Words & Songs on the Democracy Now Website.

Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94 By Joseph P. Kahn on the Boston Globe website on Janyar 28, 2013.

Click Here to Read:  Folk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies in NY on the AOL website on January 28th 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Pete Seeger, Folk Legend, Dead at 94 By David Browne, Rolling Stone magazine on January 28. 2014.

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