Archive for the 'Music' Category

Symphony Space Music

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

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Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89

Friday, May 15th, 2015

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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.

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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.

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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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