News about Music

  • Posted on: Wednesday, 18 September 2013 - 1:34pm
    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first performance of Igor Stravinsky's ballet the /Rite of Spring/ (one of the seminal musical works of the 20th century) and the recent publication of two facsimile editions of the manuscript full score and piano four-hands version of the work held by the...
  • Posted on: Tuesday, 22 January 2013 - 1:10pm
    Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries Smithsonian Global Sound is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. It includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the Folkways Records, Cook...