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Articles with keyword "Music"

Annegret Fauser

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Impertinent Questions with Annegret Fauser

How music was used and appreciated during World War II.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.

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The Art of Martin Scorsese

Former chairman Jim Leach interviews the 2013 Jefferson Lecturer about growing up, making films, and capturing that special "something" on the big screen.

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How a Tradition Begins

Nashville becomes Literary City, U.S.A. for the tenth annual Southern Festival of Books.

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Jazz Tells its Story on Film

A Denver festival blends visual and musical media.

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B. B. King on the Blues

Blues legend B.B. King talks about his life, career, the meaning of the blues, and of course, his guitar Lucille.

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The Reach of African Music

Three Los Angeles museums explore the complexities of music as it moves from one continent to another.

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Melodic Invention

Fats Waller's flair for pipe-organ and piano solos showcases his skill not only as a vocalist but as a composer.

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Jazz--An American Elixir

A jamboree of blues, ragtime, gospel, and country combine into a unique brew.

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The Armstrong Collection

Candid backstage recordings and a gold-plated trumpet from a king share the space at the Louis Armstrong house.

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Dvořák in America

A century after the composer's death, students discover how he changed classical music in this country.