We are not living the American experiment? ‘Yo-Yo Ma Discusses Music, growth and comfort

We are not living the American experiment? ‘Yo-Yo Ma Discusses Music, growth and comfort

Where do we go when we need comfort? To Yo-Yo Ma, there’s the music. The world famous cellist often brings his talent to the public in times of crisis and celebration times both. When the crown pandemic started in their homes this spring to limit the people, he broke his instrument from a series of football “Songs of Comfort”, shared via social media for all to enjoy. It ‘been pushed help in this way because of the “Trifecta of crisis” we are living, he said during an appearance TIME100 speech. “It ‘a bit’ too, suggests very deep, and this is the time to do it” Broke as a metaphor for time: “I feel like we’re only through a snowstorm,” he said. “Now is the first blush, or the first quarter of this pandemic is before us, and now we are a long winter over.” He continued But, “Why do we have time to think, we can actually think very long term. The long period is the ice age. What kind of Ice age will? we have a choice about how we want to live as we want to be now as we go through this Ice age “But is asking for years as these great questions of increasing cross-border mission to increase awareness and ethnocentrism break: its global collective Silkroad artists and his Bach project have to travel to see the world and bring new talents and musical conversations to light. It also recognizes the importance of continuing education, especially now that many industry including his own are expecting their history of inequality. is “The most important thing to listen and get started. Inaction is not an option,” he said. “We are not living the American experiment? The US is not a protected archive, an old term of Al Gore for use … E ‘part of an experiment. We are constantly evolving to try to achieve a perfect marriage. “Despite the limitations of the pandemic on travel, but has been in question. In June, he released his second collaboration album with other musicians Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile, not our first goat rodeo. It is a suitable project for this moment, he says, because of its eclectic roots. “There is a growing recognition of the fact that all music is connected. What kinds are not separated. Music is paused ethnic identity,” he said, explaining that the album Bluegrass sound nods Scottish, Irish and African influence. “And that is the great American music, which is actually a fusion, a successful merger. Jazz is the same thing,” he said. But also with the audience through music to connect to its zoom attempts doubled down directly, to play for hospital forefront, like the time he says, and his “Songs of Comfort” series develops into a new Quest increasing the share of the songs of other artists change. “Part” of what the facilities are actually the people you meet and work together, “he added.” If you think this is something in the ear, it is in your head : it owns it. And ‘the last bridge builder, “said the unifying power of music, describing it als, Energie’ that drives a reaction. The reactions can take many forms.” The pandemic requires us to react immediately. I think forcing Black-life issues matter to respond to us immediately. But even react and think long-term deeply, and what is the systemic part of the change to be the needs, “he said. But he also introduced the” Appalachia Waltz “Song for TIME100 Talk and premiere of the music video for his song” Whitman Waltz “is not our first goat rodeo. This article is part of # TIME100Talks: to promote better Finding Hope, a special series of leaders in various fields with the action of a world. I want more? Sign up for ‘access to more virtual events, including live interviews with newsmakers influential.
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