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Ivan Conti’s Free-Thinking Samba Legacy — Bandcamp Daily

https://bandcamp.com/EmbeddedPlayer/v=2/track=2523835795/album=933368231/size=large/bgcol=ffffff/linkcol=0687f5/tracklist=false/artwork=small/ You might expect the powerhouse drummer of Azymuth, now in his 70s, to be slowing down—but that’s far from the case. via Ivan Conti’s Free-Thinking Samba Legacy — Bandcamp Daily Advertisements

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Bach on Piano for Blind Elephant

Paul Barton Published on 30 Jun 2018 Lam Duan is the name of an old blind elephant, her name means “Tree with Yellow Flowers”. Lam Duan has been blind most of her life. Lamduan lives at Elephants World, Thailand. http://www.elephantsworld.org

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How Pink Floyd Used Odd Metering, Organic Loops and Travelling Bass Line to Create the Iconic Song ‘Money’

In a follow-up to his analysis of the Pink Floyd song “Comfortably Numb”, the fast talking doodler 12Tonetakes on “Money”, an equally interesting song by the same band. He starts off with the the cash register as an organic loop before launching into the unusual … Continue reading

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Radka Toneff – My Funny Valentine

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Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music (2017)

First choral performance with reconstructed aulos of reconstructed ancient scores of Athenaeus Paean (127 BC) and Euripides Orestes chorus (408 BC), with the evidence presented and explained by Professor Armand D’Angour, Jesus College Oxford. Some of the research background explained … Continue reading

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The Surprisingly Interesting Story Behind Strawberry Fields Forever

In this video: The Beatles’ 1967 hit “Strawberry Fields Forever” has long been considered one of the greatest pop songs ever recorded. Released in February of that year as a double A side single along with Penny Lane, the song … Continue reading

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EPISODE | RUSSIAN 7 STRING GUITAR FESTIVAL (Iowa City, Iowa)

Greetings From Iowa Published on 2 May 2018 “The revolution of 1917 made guitar the enemy of the people.” Oleg Timofeyev was one of the first Russians to travel abroad after the fall of the Iron Curtain when he left … Continue reading

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Luthier Tips du Jour – The Brazilian 7 string guitar

Luthier and Instructor, Robert O’Brien, talks to Brazilian musicians Euclides Marques and Luizinho 7 cordas about the history of the 7 string guitar in Brazil. He also talks to Brazilian luthier, Antonio Tessarin, to get his take on the construction … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Brazilian Guitar (1917 – 1999)

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The art of asking | Amanda Palmer

Don’t make people pay for music, says Amanda Palmer. Let them. In a passionate talk that begins in her days as a street performer (drop a dollar in the hat for the Eight-Foot Bride!), she examines the new relationship between … Continue reading

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