The Work of Pioneering Musicologist Eileen Southern
The scholarship of Black music was transformed by Southern's work, and is now being honored by a new initiative.
The Life of Matilda Sissieretta Jones
Nearly forgotten today, Jones thrilled audiences with classical music performances at the end of the nineteenth century.
Why MLK Believed Jazz Was the Perfect Soundtrack for Civil Rights
Jazz, King declared, was the ability to take the “hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph.”
Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, “The Black Swan”
Born into slavery, Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield broke barriers with every note she sang.
New Mozart Manuscript Discovered in Budapest
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's manuscripts were recently discovered by Balazs Mikusi at the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest