Buddy Emmons, Virtuoso of the Steel Guitar, Dies at 78

Mr. Emmons, an in-demand and influential performer, was also responsible for the evolution of his instrument.









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On Work: Providing the Soundtrack for Life’s Last Moments

A harpist makes it her mission to use the strains of beautiful music to ease the strain of the final days for the dying and their loved ones.









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Lynn Anderson, Singer of ‘Rose Garden,’ Dies at 67

Ms. Anderson recorded her signature song, “(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden,” on a fluke.









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Review: Karen Oberlin’s ‘His Aim Is True,’ a Tribute to Elvis Costello

Ms. Oberlin’s show at Stage 72 at the Triad celebrates Mr. Costello’s work as a cryptic genre unto itself, a code to be cracked or not.









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Music Artists Take On the Business, Calling for Change

As their attitudes toward the online economy shift, more artists are speaking out for an overhaul of the industry and how they are compensated.









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Critic’s Notebook: Review: Two BBC Proms More Modern than Pastoral

This week included two thoughtful proms conducted by Susanna Mälkki with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and by Mark Elder with the Hallé Orchestra.









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ArtsBeat: Schimmel Center Season to Feature Musical Work About Gay Rights Battle

A new musical work about the Supreme Court’s ruling on gay rights will be one of the featured performances in the Schimmel Center’s upcoming season, due to start in September.









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Arts | Newark: Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers Has a New Director

Wayne Winborne hopes to promote mainstream interest in the music genre by introducing new programs and events.









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