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A broad-scale plan to preserve the nation's cultural heritage captured on sound recordings and to make more than a century's worth of recorded materials more widely available for educational purposes is being unveiled Wednesday at the Library of...
This post has been corrected. See note below for details.Sir Richard Rodney Bennett, a prolific British composer, arranger and pianist whose film scores were nominated three times for Academy Awards, has died in New York City. He was 76. Bennett died Dec. 24 after a brief illness, his publisher Novello & Co...
Indie-rock trio Fun. and R&B/hip-hop star Frank Ocean scored big in Grammy Award nominations, scoring six nods apiece mostly in the top Grammy categories. The Recording Academy announced the nominations Wednesday during a show in Nashville. The 55th...
Elliott Carter, the great American composer who was born in the horse-and-buggy era but whose music persistently looked ahead by reflecting and unabashedly celebrating the intricacies of modern life, died Monday of natural causes at his home in New York,...
NEW YORK — Anyone out there heard of George and Ira Gershwin? Well, apparently, the brothers — long dead, if I'm not mistaken — have a "new" musical comedy, which opened Tuesday at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. The show, which stars...
Show TrackerFriday’s Highlights: 'The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret' on IFC...
Culture MonsterPianists Lang Lang and Andre Watts and cellist Alisa Weilerstein are key soloists for the Pacific Symphony's 2012-13 season. The annual American Composers Festival will focus on the music of Duke Ellington....
Culture MonsterTim Tebow, the former Denver Broncos quarterback who was recently traded to the New York Jets, paid a visit to Broadway this weekend, attending a performance of the hit musical "Wicked" at the George Gershwin Theatre....
Singer and songwriter Holly Williams, the granddaughter of country music giant Hank Williams, knew something big was up when Bob Dylan approached her at a gig several years ago and handed her a handful of song lyrics he wanted her to peruse. "He didn't...
Culture MonsterThe Arts on TV New Year's Eve: Bernstein and Gershwin; Cold Play...
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