Soprano Jessye Norman leaves the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York on Thursday after taping the Late Show with David Letterman. Ray Tamarra/WireImage hide caption

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Guest DJ Jessye Norman: From Augusta To Valhalla
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In a conversation aired on WBGO, Jessye Norman credits the study of jazz with her understanding of song interpretation. Carol Friedman/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A sampling of one listener's cherished classical Christmas albums from a few years back. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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Whatever Happened To The Classical Christmas Album?
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