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REMEMBER: A CREATIVE NEW TAKE ON FINGERSTYLE GUITAR (FROM ISRAEL?)

Given that many of the seeds of American folk music traveled across the Atlantic Ocean with the country’s early European immigrants, it is not entirely out of the question then that some of the techniques and sounds that evolved over … Continue reading

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ADINA SPIRE: VIVALDI WAS A GYPSY GIRL

A conversation with cellist, composer, and conductor Adina Spire In 1703, Antonio Vivaldi began teaching violin at Venice’s Ospedale della Pietà girls’ orphanage—a position he would hold for nearly forty years. Renowned for its musicians, the Pietà provided Vivaldi with … Continue reading

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