Archive for the 'Music' Category

Ironic Inversions: Rare Soviet Yiddish Songs of WWII

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Ironic Inversions: Rare Soviet Yiddish Songs of WWII by Hannah Pollin-Galay on the In Gevbeb Website on august 12, 2015.

Sheet music from a collection of Soviet Holocaust songs found in the Manuscript Department of the Ukrainian National Library.

Arlo Guthrie Looks Back on 50 Years of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Arlo Guthrie Looks Back on 50 Years of ‘Alice’s Restaurant’: Guthrie tells the real story behind his hilarious Thanksgiving Day classic – and how Bill Cosby inspired it By Patrick Doyle in Rolling Stone Magazine on November 26, 2014.

The Most Amazing Photograph in Jazz History

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View:  The Most Amazing Photograph in Jazz History on the UDiscover Website.

Amy, a documentary film about the British singer Amy Winehouse

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Amy, a documentary film about the British singer Amy Winehouse By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on August 12, 2015.

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Happy Birthday Louis Armstrong!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Second Satchmo Birthday Broadcast on the WKCR website on Tue, 4 Aug 2015 (All day).

Click Here to Read: His Renaissance on Record on this website.

Click Here to Read: Louis Armstrong on Wikipedia. (more…)

Titus Andronicus Releases a Punk Opera

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review: Titus Andronicus Releases a Punk Opera by Ben Ratliff in The New York Times on July 29, 2015.

From Patrick Stickles and Titus Andronicus comes a punk opera.CreditBurak Cingi, via Getty

Theo Bikel’s Final Farewell (at the YIVO Institute)

Friday, July 24th, 2015

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Click Here to View:  Theo Bikel’s Final Farewell (at the YIVO Institute)

Theodore Bikel (1924 – 2015) sings “Di zun vet aruntergeyn”
at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 13th Annual Heritage Luncheon
in his honor on June 18, 2015. Accompanied by Daniel Kahn and Lorin Sklamberg.

“Di zun vet aruntergeyn”
Words by Moshe Leib Halpern (more…)

Remembering Theo Bikel, a Fighter to the End

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Remembering Theo Bikel, a Fighter to the End by Benjamin Ivry on the Forward website on July 21, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Theodore Bikel, Broadway’s ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Star, Dies at 91 by Duane Byrge and Alex Ben Block on the Hollywood Reporter website on July 21. 2015.

Click Here to Read: Theodore Bikel, Master of Versatility in Songs, Roles and Activism, Dies at 91 By Richard Severo and Ralph Blumentahl in The New York Times on July 21, 2015. (more…)

Long Lost 1988 Jerry Garcia Interview Surfaces

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read and View: Long Lost 1988 Jerry Garcia Interview Surfaces In San Francisco TV Studio Archive BY Jay Barmann in the Sfist website on May 19, 2015.

Theodore Bikel, Guardian of Yiddishkeit, Honored By YIVO

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Theodore Bikel, Guardian of Yiddishkeit, Honored By YIVO by Marsha Leon on the Daily Forward website on July 1, 2015.

Voodoo, a Harlem Renaissance opera, revived in New York

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Voodoo, a Harlem Renaissance opera, revived in New York By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web Site on July 2, 2015.

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Symphony Space Music

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Symphony Space Music.

Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

Friday, May 15th, 2015

BBKingClick Here to View: Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89 By Todd Leopold on CNN News website.

Click Here to Read: ‘King of the Blues’ B.B. King dead at 89 at home in Vegas by Ken Ritter in the Washington Post on May 15, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Blues musician B.B. King, 1925-2015 By James Brewer on The World Socialist Web Site on May 18, 2015.

Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Mike Leigh’s Piratical Sense of Duty by Paul Levy on his Plain English blog on May 12, 2015/

The Day the Music Died

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

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Click Here to View: Meaning of American Pie by Don McLean on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: What do American Pie’s lyrics mean? By James Morgan on the BBC News website on April 7, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Psychoanalysis 1959 by Iago Gladstone.

Making medieval German sing

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Making medieval German sing: Class explores literature, gender through performance in the Harvard Gazzette on May 5, 2015.

Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Staff Photographer

Creating Songs in Boiberik: Singing Peace at “Felker Yontev”

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Creating Songs in Boiberik: Singing Peace at “Felker Yontev” on Thursday, March 26 at 3:30 pm on the YIVO website.

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.