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Articles with keyword "Music"


Editor's Note

Roy Orbison


The Rise and Fall and Rise of Roy Orbison

His haunting voice was once described as “the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window.”

Dancers at the Spotted Cat


What It Means That We Are Lindy Hopping Again

Yes, the younger generation loves that old time jazz, but why?

illustration of two girls sitting at piano, playing it


What Is Music?

An ethnomusicologist says he is not sure.


Editor’s Note

How do innovators innovate?

Annegret Fauser


Impertinent Questions with Annegret Fauser

How music was used and appreciated during World War II.

Martin Scorsese during the Venice Film Festival in 1998.


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.


How a Tradition Begins

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


Jazz Tells its Story on Film

A Denver festival blends visual and musical media.

B.B King


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.