Composer Peter Lieberson wrote his Neruda Songs for his wife, mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson. Johansen Krause/Peter Lieberson hide caption

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Measures Of Affection: Five Musical Love Letters

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Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar: Exploring Music With An Intense Past

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British composer Edward Elgar, seated at his desk at Severn House in Hampstead. His Symphony No. 1 was hailed as the best British symphony ever when it debuted in 1908. Reginald Haines/Getty Images hide caption

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Elgar's Belated Symphony: Majestic, Noble And Perfectly British

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A Cellist Is Chosen, And Challenged

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Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano, won the 2010 Gramophone Artist of the Year award. Sheila Rock hide caption

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William Byrd: "Domine non sum dignus" (The Cardinall's Musick/Andrew Carwood, dir.)

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Nikolaj Znaider plays a 1741 Guarneri once owned by the famed Fritz Kriesler. Matthias Creutziger hide caption

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Hear Nikolaj Znaider Play Kreisler At WGBH

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