Music

Classical Music’s Accessibility Dilemma

How should classical musicians balance accessibility with preserving the traditions of their craft?

Open Mike Eagle, Race and Getting the Joke

Couching racial differences in understanding alone does little to foster common ground. Here's how hip-hop could change that.

Should Musician’s Intent Matter to Political Campaigns?

Are politicians wrong to appropriate music for their own purposes? Your answer probably depends on how you read literature.
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Rap on Facebook and the Supreme Court

Facebook is a place used for self-expression; many people use it to update others about their lives or post about how they're feeling. Anthony...

Cultural Appropriation Dinner & Discussion on Oct.13

Come out to Prindle on Monday, October 13 at 5:30 PM for a dinner and discussion about the ethics of cultural appropriation. Cultural appropriation...

Why Do People Pirate Music?

This article offers an interesting take on pirating music online. It seems that users who pirate music are adhering to certain norms, and they think that...
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The Ethics of Jazz

Check out this great lecture on The Ethics of Jazz