Bassist Jane Little performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for more than 71 years — a world record. Dustin Chambers/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Jane Little, Atlanta's Dainty Double-Bass Player For 71 Years, Dies Onstage

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Robert Spano conducts members of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, who are now locked out for the second time in two years after failed contract negotiations. J.D. Scott/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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    Rainbow Body
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    Telarc
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    2003

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Every inch of the immense Carnegie Hall was filled with musicians as music director Robert Spano leads his Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus in Benjamin Britten's stunning War Requiem. Melanie Burford/For NPR hide caption

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra At Carnegie Hall

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The New York Philharmonic performing at the current incarnation of Avery Fisher Hall in January 2011. Chris Lee/courtesy of the New York Philharmonic hide caption

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Since becoming music director of the Atlanta Symphony, Robert Spano has been an advocate of new music. Angela Morris hide caption

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Robert Spano, Champion Of New Music

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