Rhythm from the East, harmony from the West.
The father of concrete music, Pierre Henry, passed away leaving practioners of electro-acoustic music a model to follow.
When concrete sounds form a basis for highly abstract music.
Mika Vainio, one of the great pioneers of electronic music, passed away the other week, leaving us an abundant legacy.
Lacrimosa of Mozart’s Requiem is one of the big hits of Western classic music. Very often it is used as background music for a slow-motion video or movie.
Beginner’s luck can start off a career. But in the long run, fortune favours the bold: The story of Ernest Ansermet and the OSR.
Not only are there different sounding recorder recordings, but also some recorder players sound better than the others.
Like to take a time travel? To experience the mystique of listening to music that have survived the centuries? Choose lute music.
“At the beginning, there is the alpenhorn. Then, there are the first few overtones. Bizarre sounds are generated before images of the sublime world of mountains.”
It is vital today, more perhaps than ever, to understand how certain groups operate the social networking media revolution through the music of Hip- Hop.
Ringo Starr has a wider impact on contemporary music than one would think at first glance.