Archive for May, 2016

Brazil: Culture Vs. Interim Government

Today’s Why We Make Music: Have a gentle tool for fighting for what’s right and important, peacefully, and with grace. Artists, musicians and activists across Brazil occupy government buildings to oppose the new government’s shutting of the ministry of culture,…

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World’s longest-serving orchestra musician played her final note

Today’s Why We Make Music: Engage in a life-long commitment! Jane Little, who debuted as a bassist in Atlanta on Feb. 4, 1945, at age 16 and who never stopped playing, died during a performance of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra…

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Recognizing quality music making

(Warning: If you have relatively good ears, this can be very uncomfortable.) Today’s Why We Make Music: *REGARDLESS OF YOUR POLITICAL AFFILIATION*, more quality music = foster the ability to recognize quality music making. This was first shared by a…

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50 classical music puns

Today’s Why We Make Music: Learn more words to make more terrific and terrible puns. Pun maestro Sam Corbin crams 50 classical music puns into a 2-min story. I, for sure, did not see “leitmotif” coming.

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