Three of today's most fascinating violinists have new albums, including Augustin Hadelich, who pairs off with Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas.
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June 18, 2013 From the sweet melodies by Bach to the quiet sound world of Morton Feldman, sample three fascinating new albums by today's top fiddlers.
June 4, 2010 From the mercurial twists in CPE Bach's keyboard sonatas to the sprawling, nearly empty canvas of Morton Feldman's Trio, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and Weekend All Things Considered host Guy Raz spin an extra-wide variety of new classical CDs.
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October 30, 2008 Work is nothing more than eight hours of stress, with a lunch break in the middle. You find it's getting easier than ever to fly off the handle, even when the cause is as benign as a lack of hazelnut creamer in the coffee line. Don't reach for the Alka-Seltzer or Prozac. Instead, these five tunes will ease your toughest day on the job just fine.
November 21, 2007 In his new book The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, critic Alex Ross explores the richness of classical music created in turbulent times. Out of 100 years of music, Ross picks five classics for curious listeners.
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