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Articles with keyword "music history"

illustration of two girls sitting at piano, playing it


What Is Music?

An ethnomusicologist says he is not sure.


A Nation on the March

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


The Tumultuous Life of Porgy and Bess

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


A Conversation with Richard Crawford

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