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Blog > Pinnock’s smile: baroque music at its best
by Marco Moraes | July 8th, 2011

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There is an illuminating – if difficult to verify – account that, during the French Revolution, the harpsichords of the Paris Conservatoire were dismantled and used for firewood. Such stories are, sadly, recurring themes in times of instability: proud intellectuals [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > Music, politics and the big picture: from Hammarskjold to Gaza
by Marco Moraes | May 20th, 2011

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The extraordinarily rousing power of music is a force that, as any other, can be used for good or evil. Daniel Barenboim’s recent concert in Gaza City has re-affirmed the positive impact that music can have in politics. Barenboim led [...] more >>