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Sound of Music

Last Surviving Von Trapp Singer Dies

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Celebrity

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — Maria von Trapp, the last surviving member and second-eldest daughter of the musical family whose escape from Nazi-occupied Austri...

'It's A Wonderful Life' Gets Bumped So 'Sound Of Music' Can Air Again

Posted 01.25.2014 | TV

Looking forward to sitting down with a glass of eggnog and tuning in to watch "It's A Wonderful Life" this Saturday? NBC has other plans for you. ...

Fox News Coverage of Nelson Mandela's Death Falls Short

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I found out about Nelson Mandela's passing when I turned on "Politics Nation with Al Sharpton" Thursday night. The whole program was appropriately de...

'Sound Of Music' Actress Dies At 91

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 12.10.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Eleanor Parker, who was nominated for Academy Awards three times for her portrayals of strong-willed women and played a scheming ...

Who Would The Real Von Trapps Cast As Maria?

Posted 12.09.2013 | TV

Turns out, the real Von Trapp family wasn't so hot on the idea of Carrie Underwood playing Maria in "The Sound of Music Live!" Myles von Trapp Derb...

Twitter Explodes Over 'Sound Of Music' Live

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV

It's no secret that "The Sound Of Music Live!" was a huge success on Thursday night. The three hour special -- starring Stephen Moyer and Carrie U...

'Sound Of Music Live!' Ratings Are RIDICULOUS

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 12.06.2013 | TV

The ratings are in for NBC's much-hyped "The Sound of Music Live!" broadcast. Despite the hate-watchers and snarky tweets, the network's three-hour...

The Sound of Music Live Starring Audra McDonald. Yes, AUDRA!

Peter Mac | Posted 02.05.2014 | TV
Peter Mac

Well, I just finished watching The Sound Of Music: LIVE. I'm on the West Coast and in summation: the hills are certainly still alive. (Unfortunately in one respect there is way too much "wood.") Sit back, please. This is not brief.

How 'The Sound Of Music Live!' Came To Life

Posted 12.05.2013 | TV

Tonight's the night. The highly anticipated "The Sound of Music Live!" finally debuts on NBC. The three-hour live event has been written about exte...

MSNBC Host Sings 'Sound Of Music' And It Is CRAAZY

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.05.2013 | Media

As every good and decent person knows, NBC is airing a live production of "The Sound of Music" on Thursday night. And, because corporate news networks...

This Is What Happened To The Original 'Sound Of Music' Cast

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Forty-eight years after the original "Sound Of Music" hit the big screen, Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer are getting ready to step into some prett...

Stream 'Sound Of Music Live!' Soundtrack Now

Posted 12.03.2013 | TV

Oh, you haven't even seen NBC's "Sound of Music Live!" because it hasn't aired yet? No worries. Just listen to the entire soundtrack on Spotify while ...

Nerves As High As The Alps

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — How do you solve a problem like preparing a classic Broadway musical for live TV? If you're the stars of NBC's "The Sound of Music ...

'Sound of Music' Takes A Trip Down Memory Lane...

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1965 film version of "The Sound of Music," with Julie Andrews in the starring role, won five Oscars, including best picture. Ev...

The Hills Are Almost Alive...

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 11.27.2013 | TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Maria, former would-be nun, is about to get married. Starring as Maria in NBC's new version of "The Sound of Music," Carrie Underwo...

Jessica Goodman

Stephen Moyer Isn't Paying Attention To Critics | Jessica Goodman | Posted 11.26.2013 | TV

Stephen Moyer doesn't really remember the first time he saw "The Sound of Music," but since his first childhood viewing he's seen it "f--king hundreds...

About NBC's 'Daunting' Sound Of Music'...

Posted 11.15.2013 | TV

Julie Andrews, the star of the 1965 classic "The Sound of Music," isn't fazed by NBC's new live production of the classic musical starring Carrie Unde...

'The Sound Of Music' Sneak Peek!

Posted 11.08.2013 | Entertainment

The hills of NBC are alive with "The Sound Of Music." The network has released the first trailer for their upcoming live version of "The Sound of Musi...

WATCH: 'Sound Of Music' Remix Vindicates The Baroness

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.07.2013 | Women

Baroness Schraeder gets a bad rap in "The Sound of Music." She's portrayed as the villain in the first half of the film -- Captain Von Trapp's ric...

Would Betty Friedan Be Celebrating?

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Gabrielle Burton

Sooner than I ever imagined. The something that comes cannonballin' out of the sky when you get older is that you wake up one day and things that were just your experiences, your memories, your life, have become history. It's a surreal feeling.

Naughty But Nice Rob

Suleman Recalls: 'I'd Rip The Flesh Off Of Other Babies' | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 04.24.2012 | Celebrity

One of the world's most notorious mothers, Nadya Suleman, said she has learned to become a strict parent. While the "Octomom" would formerly buy toys ...

WATCH: Top 10 Movie Moments... Out Of Legos

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

It's days away from the Oscars, and that Hollywood excitement is in the air. It seems to be affecting some of us more than others, though. A 17-year-o...

My Favorite Things, Kind of

Patricia Aranka Smith | Posted 01.31.2012 | Comedy
Patricia Aranka Smith

I can almost picture Robin Williams performing the boomer version of this classic song from The Sound of Music. Sing along!

'The Sound Of Music' Plays In Its Hometown For First Time

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Home

SALZBURG, Austria — Move over Mozart. Toes in Salzburg are tapping to a new beat as residents finally embrace the Hollywood musical that put the...

Praying Through Music: The History Of Sacred Notation

Lorenzo Candelaria | Posted 06.17.2011 | Religion
Lorenzo Candelaria

The Catholic Church first truly cultivated the art of music as we know it. In the service of praising God, it fostered a number of innovations that inform the ways we create and transmit music even today.