Music Articles archive
Read 'A Late Quartet': Melodrama With A Pounding Musical Heart
November 8, 2012 – Christopher Walken, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Catherine Keener try to make beautiful music.
Watch Samuel Yirga Ushers In A Golden Age Of Ethiopian Music
November 8, 2012 – Yirga finds his way into standards with a voracious talent that savors each musical flavor.
Listen The Beatles' Surprising Contribution To Brain Science
November 8, 2012 – It's the brain's motor system, not areas involved in hearing, that helps us remember what we hear.
Watch Diana Krall: Old-Time Music, Rooted In Nostalgia
Listen Studying How, And What, We Download
Watch How To Make A Mixtape Without Looking Like A Creeper
November 7, 2012 – One tip for walking the non-stalker line on a mixtape: Steer clear of "Every Breath You Take."
Watch Always A Rose: Elliott Carter Remembered
Watch Elliott Carter, Giant Of American Music, Dies At 103
November 6, 2012 – The composer, who won two Pulitzers for his adventurous music, died in New York.
Read Young Cellist With An Old Soul Plays Elgar, Elliott Carter
November 6, 2012 – Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.
Listen Pianist Gabriela Montero's Election Improv
Watch Requiem For Sandy: What Music Gets You Through?
Watch Lianne La Havas: 'The Golden Girl Of British Music'
November 5, 2012 – The 23-year-old singer-songwriter, who has been compared to Adele, swept critics after her TV debut.
Watch It's Gibberish, But Italian Pop Song Still Means Something
November 4, 2012 – It's name is "Prisencolinensinainciusol." That's no typo; in fact, it's supposed to be English.
Watch Taylor Swift: 'My Confidence Is Easy To Shake'
Read The Week In Music: What To Read Now That Isn't About The Hurricane
November 3, 2012 – Read three music stories to divert and edify you while we all try to get back to normal.