Greek mythology: The history and significance of Persephone

[purchase_link id=”25524″ text=”Purchase” style=”button” color=”orange”] Source: The tale of Persephone, her significance in Greek mythology and her importance to the history of Greece is a widely known myth commonly taught in classrooms across the world. Stories of this woman and her family are found in almost any book or website pertaining to Greek mythology that […]

A Critical Analysis of John Adams’ “City Noir (2009)

The symphonic work titled “City Noir (2009)” by world’s famous composer John Adams is primarily inspired by Kevin Starr’s, a historian, work on metropolitan California’s rich social and cultural history between 40s and 50s. [1] The work characterized as “jazz-inflected symphonic music” like what Adams wants to achieve for the entire piece. Another important personality […]