Saturday, 10 December , 2022

Music

Roger Waters in concert: Art and politics in a time of...

By Matthew Brennan, David Walsh 26 July 2022 Roger Waters, the renowned musician and activist, co-founder of the group Pink Floyd and its creative driving force...

Mixtape 60: It began in Africa

To celebrate his beloved continent, Charles Leonard has picked 25 of his favourite African songs – stone-cold classics, fresh discoveries and hidden gems. Production: The...

Book Review Mozart’s intriguing if incomplete visage

Bravura surfing of the wave of history omits profound truths, writes JOHN GREEN Mozart in Motion: His Work and His World in Pieces By Patrick Mackie Granta...

Hikanatoi – Epic Byzantine Music

Music and vocals by Farya Faraji. The Hikanatoi were an elite section of the Byzantine army based near Constantinople. They were founded in the...

Figaro and the French Revolution

By Alan Woods 24 January 2005 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is considered by many as the greatest musician of all time. He was revolutionary in more...

After more than two centuries, Beethoven’s 10th Symphony has been completed...

By Julie Gaubert Oct 14, 2021 In 2020, Ludwig van Beethoven would have turned 250. To celebrate the composer’s genius, this year’s edition of the BeethovenFest in Bonn,...

Wind of change: did the CIA write the cold war’s biggest...

Scorpions’ power ballad was the sound of the iron curtain’s fall – but a new podcast explores rumours that it was propaganda By Stevie Chick Fri 15...

Pablo Hasel: Fresh protest in Spain over jailing of rapper’s backers...

Mar.7, 2021 file photo Several hundred protesters took to the streets of Barcelona on Saturday to demand the release of rapper Pablo Hasel and his jailed...

Spain: Fresh violence erupts at protests over rapper’s arrest

Supporters of jailed Spanish rapper Pablo Hasel clashed with police and damaged property in fresh unrest. Around 10 people were arrested, including two involved...

Mass Protests Continue in Barcelona Over Arrest of Rapper Pablo Hasel

Feb.27, 2021 Last week, clashes between the police and protesters resulted in mass arrests and injuries of at least 11 people, three of whom were...