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Monday Link Round Up: March 28, 2016

by sarah - March 28th, 2016.
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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!

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