Yasmeen Tajiddin meditates on the benefits of taking a rigorous approach to writing and singing.
Goffredo Puccetti thinks about the bonds that unite Bruce Springsteen’s fans.
Songs that convey what it means to be “Danish at heart,” courtesy of Nikolaj Nielsen.
Justin Stearns give us five songs that track the trajectory of his shifting sense of “home.”
“Jeg er Zigeuner [I’m a Gypsy]” to Janis Ian’s “Lover’s Lullaby” with Ken Nielsen.
Grega Ulen shares the songs that he listened to back home in Ljubljana, Slovenia, before coming to Abu Dhabi.
Blues, ballads, and bit of rap courtesy of writer Jim Savio.
Assistant Professor of Philosophy Matthew Silverstein shares some of the classical music he grew to love as a child while listening with his grandfather.
Nikolaj Nielsen listens to the Nile Project’s musical celebration of the life and music of the Nile countries at NYU Abu Dhabi’s East Plaza.
Shreya Shreeraman meditates on the experience of studying and performing Carnatic music.
Isabelle Galet-Lalande shares the songs she learned to love while digging through her father’s collection of vinyl records. The first in a series of playlists.
Gabrielle Flores on the transformative power of the Kronos Quartet’s music-making.
Homework isn’t the only thing that can get students to think: Dana Abu Ali meditates on the powerful experience of watching and listening to Toshi Reagon’s “Parable of the Sower: The Concert Version.”
Cyrus R. K. Patell marvels at the musical ground that the legendary quartet surveys during its visit to Abu Dhabi.
Writing music that mixes artistic experimentation and personal experience.
A sound piece by J. Martin Daughtry on the subject of accents.
A sound composition by the members of Martin Daughtry’s “Human Voice” class.