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As a style of Afro-Cuban music and dance, mambo was considered "primitive." And not just by white North Americans.
How to memorialize a national tragedy in music?
Rossini's "lost opera," Aureliano in Palmira is making a comeback with a new production. The opera's history involves antiquity, archeology, and Bugs Bunny.