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Articles with keyword "music history"

illustration of two girls sitting at piano, playing it

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What Is Music?

An ethnomusicologist says he is not sure.

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A Nation on the March

Original music man John Philip Sousa knew what the people wanted.

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The Tumultuous Life of Porgy and Bess

A new film documents sixty years of controversy surrounding Gershwin's folk opera.

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A Conversation with Richard Crawford

Music historian Richard Crawford talks about what makes American music distinctive.