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Emma Ainun Najib: Yon Koeswoyo Setia pada Ajaran Allah

Wafatnya Yon Koeswoyo mempunyai makna mendalam bagi Emha Ainun Nadjib atau Cak Nun, seniman, budayawan sekaligus penulis asal Jombang, Jawa Timur tersebut. Pemikir yang gagasan-gagasannya tertuang melalui maiyah, puisi, dan tulisan dalam berbagai bentuk itu ternyata telah lama mengagumi band legendaris Tanah Air, Koes Bersaudara dan Koes Plus yang salah satu

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Washington Sq. Park, New York: Colin Huggins, Debussy & Gamelan Jawa

Alunan piano yang memainkan Nocturne Op. 9 No. 2 karya Chopin itu menghentikan langkah saya. Segera saya cari tahu dari mana sumber suara itu. Ternyata itu berasal dari salah satu jalan di dalam Washington Square Park. Seorang berbadan kurus, berkacamata, dan mengenakan pakaian hitam-hitam tampak asyik memainkan baby grand pianonya.

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Eat, Drink and Music: Cafe Wha? dan Legenda Bob Dylan

How many roads must a man walk down Before you call him a man? How many seas must a white dove sail, Before she sleeps in the sand? Yes how many times must the cannon balls fly Before they’re forever banned? The answer my friend, Is blowing in the wind, The answer is blowing in the wind… ​(Blowing in

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How One Man Made The Eiffel Tower Sing

NPR.org - Composer Joseph Bertolozzi's latest musical project turned the Eiffel Tower into a giant percussion instrument. From the basement to the summit, the Paris monument's girders, railings, and rivets were banged, tapped, strummed and thumped. And then, those 10,000 samples were layered into one composition, called Tower Music. Bertolozzi spoke with

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