Archive for the 'World music' Category

Classical Music : the Jewish Counterpoint

The playlist of a New York public radio station included a special holy day service on the eve of Yom Kippur 2010, featuring the Kol Nidrei of Max Bruch. This is unremarkable, except for the fact that Max Bruch is not even Jewish although many people mistakenly assume so. In addition, Bruch’s  work is scored […]

Music without borders

This is NOT about the popular website and music outlet. Instead the focus is on a small niche devoted to all music : without any borders based on geography or culture, language, ethnic snobbery or prejudice. The niche is Music plus –  which is  really music minus all these artificial borders and contrived excuses for […]