Filed under: link round up. Tagged as: Camerata Romeu, Marian McPartland, Musicology Now, New Music Box, NPR, William Cheng.
Some news – and great listening – to start your week!
NPR had some great stories in recent days – including this feature on the life and music of jazz pianist and composer Marian McPartland. Listen below:
NPR also introduced listeners to Camerata Romeu – Cuba’s all female orchestra. Read the transcript here, or listen to the full story below:
Regardless on your political stance, musicologist William Cheng has put together a thoughtful and insightful piece about the way “shrill women” have been perceived throughout history – and what those connotations continue to mean during this election cycle. Read more at Musicology Now.
And composer Jim Stephenson shared his thoughts on the composition process – and the community that it requires – at New Music Box.
As always – let us know what we missed! What have you been reading? Leave a comment and a link!