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Algeria's El Gusto hark back to a golden age of religious tolerance
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<strong>Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain</strong>
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Sibelius helped to define Finland's national identity and founded a rich musical culture.
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<strong>There’s a Riot Going On</strong>
Peter Doggett <em>Canongate, 598pp, £25</em>
Embarking on a music project, Amit Chaudhuri was determined to avoid tired clichés about east and we
The coming BBC battle is not just about thousands of jobs - it's about defending quality journalism
The roots of Portuguese fado in militant, working-class Lisbon were airbrushed by a fascist regime
<strong>Re-make/Re-model: Art, Pop, Fashion and the Making of Roxy Music, 1952-1972 </strong>
There's a surprising amount of humour in this take on the Joy Division story
After more than 40 years of experimentation, Robert Wyatt's unique sound is more accessible than eve
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Manu Chao's catchy, multilingual pop tunes became the soundtrack to the anti-globalisation movement.
Observations on Folk Music
Frank Sinatra's singing sounds perfectly effortless - but three biographies reveal the hard work and