Don’t Try to Talk

Chantal quickly produced a great text, as she so often does, but after reading it a few times I thought, Wait—this theme is rare enough, but what if we were to write a song about a woman who refuses to start an affair in the first place? Has that even been done? Continue reading Don’t Try to Talk

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Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900

The Mindful Bard Wanda Waterman Volume 22 Issue 12 2014-03-21 Book: Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900 Editors: Moslih Kanaaneh, Stig-Magnus Thorsén, Heather Bursheh, and David A. McDonald Publisher: Indiana University Press Reflecting and Shaping a National Identity Palestine’s struggle is, to some extent, the story of every nation. So rare is it to find a country or ethnic group with no memory of ever having been colonized . . . (Read the review here.) Continue reading Palestinian Music and Song: Expression and Resistance since 1900