Texan girl, blues queen and music pioneer: The iconic figure of the hippie and women's liberation movement in the late 1960s was born 75 years ago, on January 19, 1943.
She was an iconic figure of the hippie and women's liberation movements in the late 1960s. Janis Joplin embodied the life of Sex & Drugs & Rock'n'Roll more radically than her male colleagues — and paid the price.
Edwin Hawkins, best known for the hit "Oh Happy Day," has died in California. He was credited with being one of the founders of modern gospel music.
Who are the best oboists, violinists, guitarists and pianists of the future? No need to wait; this hour we have the latest prize winners from one of the classical music world's most renowned music competitions.
We take you to the 66th ARD International Music Competition in Munich to hear prize winners in the disciplines of violin, piano, oboe and guitar.
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The new album by German rock band Tocotronic deals with fear, love, loneliness and death. "Die Unendlichkeit", as the album is titled, is a deeply personal piece of art. And long overdue, given the band’s 25-year history.
At 16, clarinettist David Orlowsky was discovered by Giora Feidman and has been hyped ever since. Orlowsky went from Klezmer wunderkind to sought-after soloist. Arts.21 met the eclectic musician in Tübingen, where everything began.
Win albums by Haiyti, Donots, The Baseballs, and Alice Merton.
Twenty minutes – that’s all bands get to impress the jury at the Metal Battle competition for young artists at Wacken Open Air. Une Misere from Iceland gave their all, and are among the happy winners.
Berlin rockabilly trio The Baseballs have marked their tenth anniversary. They recorded their latest album, "The Sun Sessions," at – where else? – the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee.
With her single "No Roots," Alice Merton landed an international pop hit. The celebrated newcomer released the track on her own – and she learned how from her studies at the pop music academy in Mannheim.
Former Motörhead guitarist "Fast" Eddie Clarke has died at the age of 67, following a battle with pneumonia. He was the last surviving original member of the famous British rock band.
The highlights from 11 episodes of “Night Grooves” with Anastacia, Conchita, Albrecht Mayer, Silly, Marlon Roudette, Midge Ure, Leslie Clio, Johnny Logan, Nik Kershaw, Eko Fresh, Nils Landgren and more.
DW launched a new talk-music show on November 3: Night Grooves. It starts off with a world premiere involving American pop singer Anastacia and Austrian drag queen singer Conchita.
Kim Fisher feels at home in Haus Schminke and wants the guests of Night Grooves to do so as well. When she isn’t chatting to someone on the sofa, the singer is happy to provide vocal support.
Wigald Boning plays the flute, the saxophone and various sorts of keyboards – and there’s nowhere he enjoys performing more than together with guests on the couch of Night Grooves.
This edition of PopXport is all about the most successful German rock band ever - the Scorpions.. We look at their stormy history, first feature film and legendary unplugged concert.
Levina boasts an impressive musical résumé, first with the London band Miss Terry Blue and then as a solo artist. Germany’s candidate for this year‘s Eurovision Song Contest is a perfect addition to PopXport.
While training as a dancer, he discovered classical music, but he’d always been a fan of pop music and the big stars. When Benedikt Amara takes to the studio for PopXport, he fills the room with his enthusiasm.
Music is his passion. He's played guitar and sung in many different bands. So, when Markus Schultze goes in front of the cameras for PopXport, he knows what the artists he's introducing to the world have been through.
Ebow, Culcha Candela, Patrice or Symbiz: Artists with international backgrounds have a huge influence on German pop music. We present them in our "Melting Pop" series.
'Initiative Musik' supports new acts from Germany. And media partner popXport has a special feature on one of the promoted acts every month.
'PopXport Ranking' is a unique project - an analysis of the German pop scene's popularity abroad that is unprecedented in scope. 10 TV broadcasts will be highlighting the most successful musicians to hail from Germany.
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Sarah visits the world´s only Ice Music Festival in Geilo, Norway, where all the music instruments are made out of ice and the concerts are held outdoors. We had to dress warmly for this one!
"The horn is for boys", her schoolteacher told her, and so he suggested that she learn the flute or the oboe. That remark served as a challenge to Sarah Willis who had her first french horn lessons at the age of 14 at school in England.
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Join Alondra de la Parra in Brisbane where she was appointed Music Director of the Queensland Symphony Orchestra – and the first female principal conductor of an Australian symphony orchestra!
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