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Why Was This Treasure of Musical Theater All but Lost to the Ages?

Three Black book musicals were Broadway hits in the 1970s: “Purlie” in 1970, “The Wiz” in 1975 and “Raisin” in…

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A Serene Oasis for Making Music

This article is part of our Design special section about water as a source of creativity. The first things you…

Arts

Universal Music Artists Will Return to TikTok

The two companies reached a new licensing deal, ending a three-month stalemate that kept some of pop’s biggest stars off…

Arts

What Is a Song?

Is it simply the music flowing out of your earphones? According to the law, the answer is a bit more…

Health

These Legs Were Made for Fashion

Vanessa Williams’s many ensembles in a music video for her new song, “Legs (Keep Dancing),” evoke her knack for portraying…

Arts

2 Players Sue Philharmonic, Saying They Were Wrongfully Suspended

Matthew Muckey and Liang Wang said they were sidelined without cause by the New York Philharmonic after a recent magazine…

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Kim Noltemy, Orchestra Veteran, Is Tapped to Lead L.A. Philharmonic

Noltemy, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s chief executive, will take the helm of the Philharmonic as it searches for its next…

World

Duane Eddy, Whose Twang Changed Rock ’n’ Roll, Dies at 86

A self-taught electric guitar virtuoso, he influenced a generation of musicians. One of them, John Fogerty, called him rock’s first…

World

India’s Master of Nostalgia Takes His Sweeping Vision to Netflix

In the small Bombay theater that showed big films, his father brought him — over and over again — to…

Arts

The Wartime Music of Debussy and Komitas, Still Resonating Today

Kirill Gerstein’s immense recording project “Music in Time of War” surveys works by artists who witnessed World War I and…

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