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Valentina Lisitsa's new album, Chasing Pianos, features music from Michael Nyman's score to the 1993 film The Piano.
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April 25, 2014 The Ukrainian-born pianist revived her stalled career by uploading videos of herself to YouTube. After millions clicked, she landed a record deal. Her new album features film music by Michael Nyman.
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Valentina Lisitsa's new Chasing Pianos features Michael Nyman's music for the Oscar-winning film The Piano.
Courtesy of the artist
March 30, 2014 The pianist, the composer, his tunes and her talent. On her new album Chasing Pianos, pianist Valentina Lisitsa plays the propulsive, evocative music of Michael Nyman's film scores.
Toni Ann Costa mourns the victims of the World Trade Center disaster on Sept. 14, 2001.
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September 8, 2011 As NPR covered the events of Sept. 11, it was music that gave listeners time to reflect; to digest the images and the impact. Hear some of the songs we played 10 years ago in the days following the attacks.
September 11, 2001 As NPR covered the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC, it was music that gave listeners time to reflect, to digest the events and the impact. So many letters came to NPR telling us how comforted they were by the music. In this special feature, we offer some of those songs, along with images from events following the attacks.
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