Formes noires fantomatiques, sombres silhouettes drapées, visages de femmes mangés par le tissu : pourquoi de telles images, désormais familières, dérangent-elles ? Pourquoi le port du voile blesse-t-il à ce point le regard des Européens ? Loin des polémiques, Bruno Nassim Aboudrar renouvelle le débat et met au jour les malentendus qui entourent cette pratique millénaire. Le voile n'est pas spécifiquement musulman : il l'est devenu. Presque absente du Coran, c'est une prescription construite progressivement, au terme d'une histoire dont l'épisode colonial est un chapitre majeur. …
Quadrivium was composed in 1969 and marks the beginning of Maderna’s final creative period, during which he wrote impressive and headstrong works for large symphonic forces. Aura was commissioned for the 80th anniversary of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and was premiered in 1972. Amanda was written in 1966 and is uninhibited, cheerful and lyrical.
Two absolutely superb piano players from different musical worlds: Bruno Canino, as a representative of art music, and Enrico Pieranunzi, as a representative of jazz. Two Americas, the Northern one and the Southern one, and some of the greatest composers from both. To what extent is music beautifully gifted with making a universal language flow out, beyond genres, places, artists, composers, performers? Listening to Americas one is again led to realize that apparent contrasts are actually bonds consisting of irresistible mutual attractions, common points, osmotic relations. The Americas project has been conceived for two pianos intertwining like cultures and musical worlds do. Here, between Canino and Pieranunzi, it matters little who is playing “what” and “when”.
24K Magic (pronounced "twenty-four karat magic") is the third studio album by American singer Bruno Mars. It was released on November 18, 2016, by Atlantic Records. Recording sessions took place from 2015 to 2016, while the third record was produced its entirety by Shampoo Press & Curl, who are serving as the executive producers, with the additional production by The Stereotypes, Jeff Bhasker and Emile Haynie. It marks the first time Mars has not produced under The Smeezingtons.