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Danielle De Niese performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on Jan. 23, 2012.

May 3, 2012 Watch an intense performance by a soprano who mixes rock glam with operatic elegance.

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November 24, 2006 As a solo artist, Sting draws from jazz, classical and world musicians and instruments.

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January 5, 2010 The dark, wistful mood that pervades Dowland's lute music was, in its day, a sign of maturity.

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October 16, 2006 The Elizabethan lute music of John Dowland inspires Sting's new CD, Songs of the Labyrinth.

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John Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell

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  • Album: John Dowland: In Darkness Let Me Dwell
  • Artist: Various
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 1999
 

Songs from the Labyrinth

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  • Album: Songs from the Labyrinth
  • Artist: Sting
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

Songs from the Labyrinth

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  • Album: Songs from the Labyrinth
  • Artist: Sting
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon
  • Released: 2006
 

Dowland: Complete Lute Works, Vol.1-5

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  • Album: Dowland: Complete Lute Works, Vol.1-5
  • Artist: Paul O'Dette
  • Label: Harmonia Mundi