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Richard Strauss' Musical Mountain Climb

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Cellist Pablo Casals, violinist Fritz Kreisler, pianist Harold Bauer and conductor Walter Damrosch in 1904. Blaine Littell Collection of Walter Damrosch Memorabilia / Carnegie Hall Archives hide caption

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Renee Fleming: 'Four Last Songs' Of Strauss

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Young Musicians Show Versatility in Vermont

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Teens Tackle the Classics in San Francisco

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Strauss Lyricist's Family Sues for Opera Royalties

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Swedish Opera Star Birgit Nilsson Dies at 87

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Deborah Voigt's 'Obsessions'

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