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December 14, 2006 A varied history of American choral music from colonial anthems to the music of Leonard Bernstein.

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February 18, 2006 A 12-city tour sponsored by the Library of Congress celebrates the history of American music.

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Stephen Foster & Co: Cover Detail

April 16, 2010 In his new book, music historian Ken Emerson annotates songs by the "father of American music."

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Gillian Welch

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Arcade Fire

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