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Concert Hall Column: Amy Williams Plays John Cage

By: Caitlin Shannon, Editor of Student Life and Arts Photo from: http://amywilliamsmusic.com/photos/

Had you walked into the concert on Wednesday evening and struck a key on the piano, you might have been surprised to hear a ‘thud’ or ‘buzz’ instead of a concert A. 609 more words

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A story From Ragtime to Rock ‘n’ Roll

I first started pulling the pieces of this story together some 15 or so years ago.  At that time I was a tutor/speaker for the Workers Educational Association (WEA) and, among many other courses I presented, I offered… 671 more words

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Music on and from the North-Sea

It was on this day – Saturday 28th March 1964 – that Radio Caroline began broadcasting from the middle of the North Sea.  Unlicensed by any government for most of its early life, it was a pirate radio station that never actually became illegal, although after the 1967 Marine Offences Act it became illegal for a British subject to associate with it. 295 more words

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20th Century Music To Release Wicked Witch Material

Continuing their quest to unleash unreleased music from noteworthy hard rock bands across the globe, 20th Century Music will be releasing Wicked Witch‘s ‘ 241 more words

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The aftermath of Marlene Dietrich's life

It was on Saturday 6th May 1992 that Marlene Dietrich died of renal failure at her flat in Paris – she was 90.  Her funeral ceremony was conducted at… 397 more words

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Study Break?

What should I be doing? Studying for my 20th Century Music History midterm.
What am I doing? Learning to write rondel poetry.

But, if I use the poetry (below) as a way to discuss the artistic philosophies in this class, does it count as studying? 83 more words


Marlene Dietrich in Australia

Marlene was a great traveller in the 1960s & 70s.  She was settled in England but in 1963 she also visited and performed in Monaco; Belgium; Spain; Germany; Mexico; various states in the USA; Stockholm as well as the Royal Albert Hall & the Prince of Wales Theatre in England.  437 more words

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