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1900-1949 Middle East, North Africa

1 January 2001

100s. Israel / Palestine Instruments were essentially banished from the synagogue after the destruction of the Second Temple, a ban which served as both a sign of national mourning and a bid to dissuade Jews from listening to secular music.The ban largely remained in place for another 1,500 years or …

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Paul McCartney

2 January 2000

PAUL MCCARTNEY Russian politicians: no McCartney in Red Square A large group of Russian MPs is trying to ban a concert by Paul McCartney in Red Square 23 May 2003   Israel: British musician defied death threats by militants Paul McCartney defied death threats by religious militants in the Middle …

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Richard Wagner

2 January 2000

Barenboim plays wagner in Jerusalem Famous conductor causes great turmoil by playing Wagner encore at national festival 09 July 2001   Israel: The Current Wave of the Wagner Debate The “pro and contra Wagner” debate in Israel is multifaceted and charged with much emotion. Article 20 May 2001

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