Classical Era composers mastered musical form to frame their myriad thoughts and emotions. Learn how to listen for form in the music of Beethoven and Haydn.
International flamenco phenom Juanito Pascual never abandoned his passion, even if that meant relearning the guitar completely from scratch – four times.
EDM is a fun and fascinating genre of music. Birthed at the end of the disco era, electronic dance music has made a huge impact on modern artists and culture.
What does traditional music mean in the 21st century? Paul Green explores his Jewish roots as the klezmer wedding tradition transforms into a concert art.
On first listen, Klezmer sounds oddly familiar. Learning the musical elements of this passionate, funky Jewish genre opens up new expressive possibilities.
From the moment Charlotte Dupuis first heard tango music, she was in love. This love lead her to form the successful original tango band Nuevo Nocturna.
The mysterious tango: what are the musical qualities behind the image? We talked with Charlotte Dupuis of Nuevo Nocturna about tango sounds and styles.
Actively listen to these five tracks from various new genres of music that are being developed by splicing together existing genres in innovative ways.
Open your ears and join us for an in-depth look at six “new indie” tracks, and analyse the making of contemporary music using synthesis techniques.
What makes pop pop? While drawing from several other genres, like rock, hip-hop, country, and R & B, pop music has its own musical and cultural qualities.
The Cuban Contradanza is an interesting and varied musical form using latin rhythms. Learn how to understand and recognise it when you hear one performed.