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The World’s Writings on A World of Music
Queering Bruce Springsteen
The narratives of Bruce Springsteen’s songs resonate with many queer people, who are well aware of the possibility of a life-altering freedom that p…
Ernst Krenek and Charles V
Ernst Krenek’s Karl V is a testimony to the anachronistic—in the best sense of the word—exploitation of the memory of the Holy Roman Empire, or…
James Reese Europe, ragtime hero
James Reese Europe was a composer, conductor, and organizer of the black community. A pioneer in jazz, he led the Clef Club Orchestra and other organi…
Lady Gaga and Weird Al
Parody is often filled with internal contradictions at both the level of the critique of the original artwork and the level of the quality of the paro…
Novelty and influence in classical piano music
While innovation is crucial for novel and influential achievements, quantifying these qualities in creative works remains a challenge. An information-…