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Revved-up Vivaldi, Persian Bamboo And Soaring Spirituals: New Classical Albums

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Ensemble Matheus At Carnegie Hall

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Max Richter Recomposes 'The Four Seasons'

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Cloud and Light, by Tshio Hosokawa, was written for the ancient Japanes instrument called the sho. ECM hide caption

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Clouds, Concertos And A Trip To Fiji: New Classical Albums

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Marie-Nicole Lemieux as the crazed title character in 'Orlando Furioso.' Alvaro Yañez/Champs-Elysées Theatre hide caption

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Hear An Introduction To 'Orlando Furioso'

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