French lab creates 3D reproduction of 18th century flute
02 February 2020 | 1:00 pm
The Hotteterre flute was created around 1710, and now researchers at Paris's Cité de la Musique laboratory have created an accurate reproduction of the instrument, a chance for musicians to faithfully recreate the sounds and moods of the epoch.
29 May 2017
Several hundred people attend a concert by top Brazilian musicians in Rio de Janeiro in the latest protest demanding the resignation of President Michel Temer and calling for new elections.
20 Jul 2018
Their Songs These days, a politician using a popular song might imply that the musician supports the candidate, which they often do not. These musicians have straight.
7 Feb 2019
Several young musicians have been chosen from hundreds of aspiring artists to perform their songs about democracy ahead of Nigeria's elections.
13 Jun 2019
Several big-name musicians voiced dismay on Wednesday that some of their recordings may have been among thousands of original masters that The New York Times Magazine reported were lost in the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot fire of 2008.
18 Jun 2019
Musicians of Venezuela Symphony Orchestra forced into exile.
30 Aug 2019
As local bands recently performed at an opposition rally in Moscow, other pop stars were simultaneously invited by the government to play at 'spoiler' festivals that some say aim to distract the public from politics.
3 Jun 2020
While deprived of rehearsals and performances because of the COVID-19 pandemic, musicians from the Deutsche Oper in Berlin are offering a series of free concerts in the courtyards of nursing homes. This gives them the opportunity to entertain and play for elderly people who rarely have the chance to go out, and to rediscover the pleasure of performing together.
12 Oct 2020
Musicians from Wuhan perform at the opening concert of the Beijing Music Festival to commemorate China's fight against the virus in 2020. The concert 'Untitled: Dedicated to 2020' is a symphony composed by Wuhan composer Zou ye, which was inspired by China's anti-epidemic process. Under the baton of the composer, musicians and singers from Wuhan performed the work on stage to mourn the dead and express respect to those who have contributed to the fight against the virus.
17 Oct 2020
Save Our Scene UK (SOS), an association of creative industry workers in the UK, protests with bike rides and noise across London and call for more financial support from the British government for their industry during the pandemic.
30 May 2021
Art collectors and musicians have been advised to take advantage of technology in making and selling a non-fungible token, NFT.
26 Sep 2021
Ten years after their glory days, disabled music group Staff Benda Bilili dreams of returning to the music scene and of claiming the fruits of their former success, even if it means falling out with those who made them famous.
58 mins ago
Thailand's tourism bureau estimates nearly 1.5 million fewer visitors from China in 2023 than had originally been expected at the beginning of the year. Changing travel trends and economic problems in China are to blame.
58 mins ago
He's claiming that his remarks were "misinterpreted". The Emirati oil executive leading the COP28 climate conference in Dubai has come out fighting after widespread criticism of his suggestion that there was "no science" indicating that a phase-out of fossil fuels was needed to contain global warming.
58 mins ago
Students are among the victims of Nigeria's rampant inflation, as they face tuition fee hikes of over 300 percent. Also, the clock is ticking down towards DR Congo's general elections, in which President Felix Tshisekedi is running for a second term. Plus, Nairobi hosts international talks on the reduction of plastic pollution.
6 hours ago
The Director General of the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA), Professor Eghosa E. Osaghae, has called for a new framework for federalism in Nigeria, one that is more contextualised and adaptable to the country’s unique circumstances.
6 hours ago
The year 2023 has been mix-bag and has come with many headwinds as well as positives for the Nigerian economy. For investors looking at Africa’s most populous country what are the opportunities and risk associated in this key market? Steve Alain Lawrence, the Chief Investment Officer at Balfour Capital Group says Nigeria is the final economic frontier, he joins CNBC Africa to explore what the future holds for Nigeria next year.
6 hours ago
Are there reasons to be cheerful from the COP28 climate change summit in Dubai? The Kenyan environmental activist Wanjira Mathai says one area where there's growing hope is in the international movement to stop deforestation. She spoke to FRANCE 24 about her own story of activism and continuing the Green Belt Movement founded by her late mother, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning environmentalist Wangari Maathai.
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