Exploring Music's Complexities

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opera and musical

Opera and Musical Differences

Operas and Musicals Given the similarities and differences between an opera and a musical one has to conclude there is a hazy boundary between the two.  Once you think you have a definition for each you find exceptions that make distinctions difficult.  One thing that is clear is that is they come out of the… Read More ›

Stravinsky’s Road to Minimalism

The Road to Minimalism in Music

Exploring the Role of Music During War

Use of music to convey patriotism and popular sentiments during times of war. “More solid things do not shew the complexion of the Times so well, as Ballads and Libels.” Belden. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 346 & 348 Broadway London: 16 Little Britain MDCCCLVI (1) ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the… Read More ›

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