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The Irish Times
Prince: A genre-defying master architect of funk, rock, R&B and popPrince was a man bursting with music – a wildly prolific songwriter, a virtuoso
Prince: A genre-defying master architect of funk, rock, R&B and pop
The Irish Times / Posted 13 days ago
Prince was a man bursting with music – a wildly prolific songwriter, a virtuoso on guitars, keyboards and drums and a master architect of funk, rock, R&B and pop, even as his music defied genres. In a career that lasted from the late 1970s until his... Read more
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MLive.com
'Seven Last Words of the Unarmed' performed by U-M Men's Glee Clubcan't breathe" and "I don't have a gun, stop shooting." The lyrics are powered
'Seven Last Words of the Unarmed' performed by U-M Men's Glee Club
MLive.com / Posted 14 days ago
can't breathe" and "I don't have a gun, stop shooting." The lyrics are powered by five movements borrowing influences from musical theater, Bach, Brahms, and aleatoric, or improvisational, music. "Great art should do more than entertain — great... Read more
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The Wesleyan Argus
Storied Places’ Puts the ‘Movement’ in MigrationActors collaborate with filmmakers to create layered multimedia performance pie
Storied Places’ Puts the ‘Movement’ in Migration
The Wesleyan Argus / Posted 24 days ago
Actors collaborate with filmmakers to create layered multimedia performance pieces, and dancers grace stages accompanied by musical scores composed by their peers. In creative efforts that take place nearly every weekend on campus, artists of all... Read more

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