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Smithsonian Music Notations

A roundup of stories from Smithsonian Music and our other blogs.


BeauSoleil The BeauSoleil Quartet: Cajun Reel Medley
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Artemio Posadas: “El Gusto”
Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
“From England/The Who…, 1967.” Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Designed by Bonnie MacLean. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie J. Schreyer. 1979-34-10. 1967 and the Summer of Love
Smithsonian Insider
Prince album A Reflection on the Musical Genius of Prince
National Museum of African American History and Culture
John Coltrane John Coltrane
National Portrait Gallery
Ellington's Bible Duke Ellington's Christmas Gift
National Museum of American History