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New Bach discovery raises question of burn-out

New Bach discovery raises question of burn-out | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
A newly discovered letter suggests Johann Sebastian Bach severely neglected his duties in the years leading up to his death. Now scholars are asking: Was that due to burn-out, seeing problems or clever time management?
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Phaidon's Frieze interviews - Jérôme Bel | Art | Agenda | Phaidon

Phaidon's Frieze interviews - Jérôme Bel | Art | Agenda | Phaidon | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The choreographer describes how he's finding incredible stage presence in a company of disabled performers
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The Broad Appeal of Theater About Theater

The Broad Appeal of Theater About Theater | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The playwrights of ‘The Country House,’ ‘It’s Only a Play’ and ‘The Real Thing’—Tom Stoppard, Terrence McNally and Donald Margulies—discuss why these insider shows draw big audiences
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From Mix Tape to iPod to... What Now? | The Tyee

From Mix Tape to iPod to... What Now? | The Tyee | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Have tech whizzes forgotten people who love to make, and give, playlists?
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Musaic - New World Symphony

MUSAIC—a collaborative digital initiative between the New World Symphony, Cleveland Institute of Music, Curtis Institute of Music, Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester), Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London), Manhattan School of Music, Royal Danish Academy of Music, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of Missouri-Kansas City, and University of Southern California—is an online community of classical musicians and continuously updated video library curated by America’s Orchestral Academy. Just as teachers have traditionally passed down knowledge to their students, MUSAIC provides access to classical music instruction and conversations for students and performers alike.

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The Role Of College Teaching In The Life of A Creative Musician

The Role Of College Teaching In The Life of A Creative Musician | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The big point that critics of college teaching fail to understand is that teaching music is more than just teaching music. A good teacher connects the great musicians and musical works of the past ...
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U2's Apple launch: what it means for the band – and the company

U2's Apple launch: what it means for the band – and the company | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The fact that U2 are letting people hear Songs of Innocence for free speaks to their diminishing powers – but the launch also suggests Apple fears for iTunes
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Ferguson Artist Gathering: In Conversation with Jacqueline Thompson and Don McClendon

Ferguson Artist Gathering: In Conversation with Jacqueline Thompson and Don McClendon | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
On Sunday, August 24th at the Regional Arts Commission in St. Louis, St. Louis-based theater artists Jacqueline Thompson and Don McClendon participated in the #FergusonMoment gathering and workshop with forty-five local artists and five visiting artists. In the workshop, Don's story of a recent moment of racial profiling was the basis of a short play that the group created and investigated. On Tuesday, September 2nd, Jacqueline interviewed Don about his experience in the gathering.
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Retrospective Project | Eiko + Koma

Retrospective Project | Eiko + Koma | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The life and work of modern dancers Eiko and Koma. Located in NYC, New York.
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A Postcard from The Museum at FIT's "Dance & Fashion" Exhibit

A Postcard from The Museum at FIT's "Dance & Fashion" Exhibit | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
This season dance enthusiasts can look forward to a wonderful new exhibit,  Dance & Fashion, a stunning exploration of the relationship between these two embodied art forms, at the Museum at FIT.
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UbuWeb Dance

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UbuWeb Dance is presented in partnership with and is largely curated by Contemporary Dance Video Database 

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China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud

China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The Raffles City mall is the kind of temple to globalized capitalist consumerism that might drive Mao Tse-tung to apoplexy if he were still alive. Inside, Chinese shoppers toss down credit cards at Sephora and chomp on Kentucky Fried Chicken. Outside, a Jumbotron beams highlights of the World Cup.
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Why Don’t People Read Plays for Fun Anymore?

Why Don’t People Read Plays for Fun Anymore? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
“Sam gets weird.” This stage direction, on Page 32 of the newly published script of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize–winning play The Flick, reminded me in an instant why I love reading plays, why I’ll always love reading plays, even though I haven’t acted in a play since I was 21...
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For Garth Fagan, a life choreographed by his love of movement

For Garth Fagan, a life choreographed by his love of movement | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Garth Fagan has held his dance company together for 44 years, no easy feat. But mention another accomplishment — his Tony-winning choreography of the stage musical "The Lion King" — and Fagan breaks into a huge smile and rumbling laughter.
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Do You Hear the People Sing? Music and Protest in the Street

Do You Hear the People Sing? Music and Protest in the Street | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
In a crowd, nuance fades away. When the argument is literally framed by a fence in the street, the question of "which side are you on?" can take on a certain stark, if ultimately artificial, clarit...
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Residential school abuses told in Royal Winnipeg Ballet performance

Residential school abuses told in Royal Winnipeg Ballet performance | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Historical abuse and violence in Canada's residential schools will be part of what viewers see in Going Home Star — Truth and Reconciliation when debuts at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet on Wednesday.
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How Do You Differentiate Good Acting From Bad Acting?

How Do You Differentiate Good Acting From Bad Acting? | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
  Answer by Marcus Geduld, Shakespearean director, computer programmer, teacher, writer:     If anyone tells you there are objective standards, they're full of crap. This is a matter of personal taste. There are trends. There are many people who loved Philip Seymour Hoffman's acting. But if you don't, you're not wrong....
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‘Commercial’ is not a dirty word: meet the new breed of theatre producer

‘Commercial’ is not a dirty word: meet the new breed of theatre producer | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Exciting young talents such as Vicky Graham, Emily Dobbs and Nicola Seed are breaking into the theatre production boys’ club, and bringing new life and authenticity to the stage, writes Lyn Gardner
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Tastemakers 2014: Why choreographer Trajal Harrell uses a broad social lens in his work

Tastemakers 2014: Why choreographer Trajal Harrell uses a broad social lens in his work | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Photography by Michael Sharkey
Trajal Harrell has been on tour since 2007, living out of suitcases until three years ago, when he chose Athens as a European home base. It’s a grueling lifestyle,
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New Center at N.Y.U. Focuses on Dance and the Arts

New Center at N.Y.U. Focuses on Dance and the Arts | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
Four years after warning that ballet is dying, a historian has founded a center at New York University that will enlist arts professionals and scholars to examine its future.
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Dance on Video From Many Corners of the Web

Dance on Video From Many Corners of the Web | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
The Internet abounds with sites offering dance on video. Four critics for The New York Times pick their favorites.
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The first free online dance video library ! | Numeridanse.tv

The first free online dance video library ! | Numeridanse.tv | Music, Theatre, and Dance | Scoop.it
NUMERIDANSE.TV - NEW WEBSITE - 1st free online dance video library. Dance videos Hip Hop, Contemporary, Classical, Jazz, etc.. Ballets Documentary Fictions.
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