December 1, 2008 The Lost Art of Letter Writing, a violin concerto by Australian Brett Dean, has won the Grawemeyer Award, the world's richest composition prize. Dean's piece is based on letters written by Brahms, Van Gogh and Australian outlaw Ned Kelly.
November 26, 2006 Ned Wharton, musical director for Weekend Edition Sunday, offers a collection of recordings offbeat enough to surprise your favorite music lover this holiday season.
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