Music

Jazz Fest
4:53 am
Tue December 16, 2008

2009 Jazzfest lineup announced

The lineup for the 40th anniversary New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been announced. Correspondent Eileen Fleming has more.

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Quiz
12:48 pm
Wed October 16, 2002

The 1980s

It was the decade of big hair, Betamax, Bosom Buddies, and Bill Buckner...

Test your knowledge of the 1980s - the decade that gave us Ronald Reagan, Robocop, Rubik's Cube, and Rain Man... Take "The 1980s Quiz".

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Music
11:01 am
Wed August 14, 2002

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet: "For Thy Pleasure"

...They make beautiful music with their four guitars, and they'll be in New Orleans for a WWNO co-sponsored concert on September 20th.

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Music
4:07 pm
Mon March 18, 2002

Ensemble Galilei - From The Isles to the Courts

A review of the TELARC CD "From the Isles to the Courts", by Ensemble Galilei...

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Music
3:22 pm
Thu February 7, 2002

"Hurricane" - the music of Stephen Dankner

A review of "Hurricane", the first-ever CD released by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, featuring the music of Stephen Dankner...

In 1913, Stravinsky's ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" (The Rite of Spring) caused a riot during its Paris premiere. Fistfights broke out in the audience, shoving matches ensued, and enough commotion was raised throughout the Theatre des Champs-Elysees that the dancers had difficulty hearing the music from the orchestra pit.

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