Tag Archive: World Music

Changing US Demographics and Classical Music

Re-posting Ramon Ricker’s blog about Changing US Demographics and Classical Music in full, just because it can never be said enough! Posted on November 9, 2009 at 5:00 am by Ramon Ricker in… Continue reading

Too Many Notes, too few orchestras

While reading the comments to a post by Drew McManus that I mentioned in my previous post, I came across a reference to a post that drew had written about the issue of… Continue reading

“Eurocentrism? We Aren’t The World” by Jon Pareles

Can’t believe this was written over twenty years ago: http://www.nytimes.com/1989/04/23/arts/pop-view-eurocentrism-we-aren-t-the-world.html excerpt: What does this have to do with music? Plenty. Music, popular and classical, is a potent cultural symbol, one that arouses visceral… Continue reading

“The Dawn of Indian Music in the West: Bhairavi”

Found this excellent quote from Peter Lavezzoli’s book, The dawn of Indian music in the West: Bhairavi Well, Western music has been Eurocentric for hundreds of years.  When I was a student at… Continue reading

Music of the Whole World: The ABCs of Intercultural Music

So tonight, the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra is having their “Music of the Whole World: The ABCs of Intercultural Music” event that I mentioned in a previous post. The performances details: Thursday March 3,… Continue reading

Performance: Greek Islands Hafla

If you are reading this, it’s because it was written earlier today and set to future post as I will be performing at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Indianapolis when this autoposts.  The… Continue reading

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