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Articles with keyword "Music"

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From Back Roads to Big City

A radio series traces the evolution of country, blues, and rock 'n' roll.

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Saving the Silents

A DVD rescues Rin Tin Tin.

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The Crucible of the Cotton Club

"Stormy Weather" launches the career of songwriter Harold Arlen.

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Mastering Mozart

Thirty teachers travel to Austria to study the composer's operas.

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Bronzeville Blues

Recalling how music thrived on Chicago's South Side.

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A Penny for a Song

Musical broadsides give a glimpse of nineteenth-century popular culture.

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The Dance Master

Videos, photographs, and manuscripts document the legacy of choreographer Jerome Robbins.

Book cover with image of Louis Armstrong and the Hot Five

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Vaudevillian Jazzman

Louis Armstrong's "clarinetisms."

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North Carolina’s Doug Quin

Growing up abroad led Doug Quin to take a grassroots approach to programming in North Carolina.

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“It Is Who We Are”

Folk music reflects a nation’s changing traditions.