Category Archives: Paul Bowles

Morocco’s Music: Archives to Archnet

Morocco’s musical heritage, soon to be accessible online.
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Mapping Tangier’s Literary World

Josh Shoemake returns to Tangier for an evening presenting his Literary Guide for Travelers.
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All Ears for Bowles’ Moroccan Music

Interest in Paul Bowles’ recordings of Morocco’s traditional music continues unabated, with a new sound exhibit opening this week in Marrakesh.
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Paul Bowles: Saving Morocco’s Music

Lynnsay Maynard, freelance American public radio producer now living in Tangier, chronicles TALIM’s work in preserving Morocco’s music recorded by Paul Bowles.
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Blue Mountain, Old Mountain: Bowles by Herrmann

Paul Bowles came alive again in Tangier last Friday, thanks to his friend and musical heir Irene Herrmann, playing the piano in a historic concert at the Legation.
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Paul Bowles and His Synthesizer

The Tangier Renaissance man – composer, novelist, ethnomusicologist – received a synthesizer from his friends in 1992, and, in his eighties, proceeded to compose music. Now the machine is on display.
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Have Piano, Will Play

Come with me to the Legation, we can make beautiful music together (Yosemite Sam, paraphrased).
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Josh Shoemake’s Tangier: A Literary Guide For Travellers

Take this book along with your map of Tangier, and discover the city through the eyes of writers from Samuel Pepys to its newest chronicler, Josh Shoemake.
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Sephardic Song in an Anglican Church

Vanessa Paloma sings of love, loss, and longing, in the lost language of the Sephardic Jews who made Morocco their home after their eviction from Spain.
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Putting Tangier In the News

Journalists still cling to the Tangier Sin City image, though the International Zone ended more than a half century ago.
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