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The Russian baritone known for his burnished voice died Wednesday. He announced in 2015 that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer. (Image credi...
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Hear the acclaimed British choral group perform Christmas music from 16th century England at the acoustically rich St. Paul's Church in Cambridge, ...
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Hear "America's First Lady of the Piano" explore the boundaries between classical music and jazz with host Marian McPartland in this 2004 episode. ...
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Years of conducting a world-famous orchestra have shown Benjamin Zander the power of classical music. He says music speaks to our emotions — and ha...
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Watch Terry Riley's signature piece performed on sitar, bansuri, tablas and violins as members of the music collective gather in kitchens, parks an...
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Freire plays tribute to the noted German composer on his new album. Music critic Lloyd Schwartz doesn't always love Brahms, but he loves this recor...
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An unseen force keeps patrons from leaving a dinner party. It's the premise of a 1962 surrealist film — and the basis of British composer Thomas Ad...
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One hundred fifty composers, from the 12th century to today, are part of The Psalms Experience, performances of all 150 psalms during Lincoln Cente...
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In 1955, a little known Canadian pianist recorded the Goldberg Variations . The album launched Glenn Gould's career and popularized Bach's music. ...
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Music commentator Miles Hoffman remembers the remarkable Carnegie Hall debut of the violinist, considered by many to be one of the greatest in hist...
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Watch a short film about the revered artist who liberated color photography in the 1970s. Now, at age 78, his lifelong passion for music is reveale...
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Hart talks about the inspiration and challenges behind his stunning score for the deeply existential film A Ghost Story. (Image credit: Bret Cur...
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Get lost in 15 alluring electroacoustic landscapes from an innovative, intrepid ensemble from West Michigan. (Image credit: Bill Ryan/Courtesy of ...
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Ka Baird's hypnotic flute playing is looped into a wordless mantra, "a back and forth between the material and spiritual," she tells NPR. (Image ...
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The wide-ranging composer, drummer, pianist and trombonist has been defying easy category since childhood. Now only 37 years old, he's just getting...
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The director's innovative production of Hopscotch , which unfolds across the city of Los Angeles, deploys over 125 performers, six composers and a...
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Members of the Danish String Quartet take a break from Beethoven and Brahms to focus on the vibrant, and sometimes wistful, folk music of their Nor...
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Watch the young piano virtuoso everyone's talking about, Daniil Trifonov, work his considerable magic on Chopin's Fantasy-Impromptu. (Image credit...
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After the comedian and cellist met on a flight, the two struck up a friendship and decided to release an album on which Murray sings and reads Amer...
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with opera singer Charity Tillemann-Dick, whose new memoir chronicles her double lung transplant, her recovery and how it f...
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