Viola da gamba master Jordi Savall leads his ensemble Le Concert des Nations in a performance at Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall on Apr. 16, 2015. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations

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Early music specialist Jordi Savall has turned his attention to the widely varied music of the Balkans. "For me," he says, "it's one of the most exciting projects that happened in the last 20 years." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Honey, Blood And Harmony: Jordi Savall's Balkan Journey

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Yasmine Hamdan gained an underground following in Beirut with the electronic duo Soapkills. Her solo debut is infused with sounds from Paris, where she moved several years ago. Nadim Asfar/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Eastern Sounds Go West

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Jordi Savall has long been a major figure of early music. His new album focuses on the musical interchange between Spain and the New World. Getty Images hide caption

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A Common Thread: Music Of Spain And Mexico

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Jordi Savall Traces Jerusalem's History In Music

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Gabriel Prokofiev's Concerto for Turntables & Orchestra offers an urban twist on classical traditions. Non-classical Records hide caption

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Sacred Songs And DJs: New Classical CDs

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