Honoring the great 19th century French symphonic composer who still to this day, hasn’t gotten her fair share of acclaim.
Tag: music history
In this Guest OpEd, we explore the plethora of ways Chuck Berry tackled race and societal issues with humor and relatability in his lyrics.
In this lesson, courtesy of Soundfly’s The Music of Boy Bands, author Maria Sherman reveals the history and origin of the “boy band” sound.
Learn about the history and legacy of Hip-Hop turntablism and record scratching with these 10 essential cuts.
Thoughts on Lorde’s new single, a familiar ’50s rock groove, and the hyper-litigious state of the music industry’s copyright law.
What’s the world’s oldest song ever written? And where did it come from? Learn as much as the archeologists know here.
A personal OpEd on one of Sonny Rollins’ most classic melodies, and a reframed way to improvise within blues-infused modern jazz.
On Episode 19 of our podcast, “Themes and Variation,” we chat with singer and trumpeter Rhys Tivey about songs with a veil of mystery…oooh!
On Episode 18 of our podcast, “Themes and Variation” we chat with SIRMA and Carrie Herbert about the songs that helped them survive 2020.
Taken from our “Themes and Variation” companion course on Soundfly, this lesson uses Saint-Saëns’ to explore how stories get told musically.