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NOW Ensemble's new album Awake features five so-called indie classical composers.
May 21, 2011 From the dark-hued voice of a tenor in full cry, to the bustling style of new genre-bending composers, NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new releases.
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Yolanda Kondonassis plays the harp for a Tiny Desk Concert on October 12, 2010.
December 8, 2010 Harps are something of a curiosity, even to the other members of the orchestra: They're huge and difficult to tune. So when Kondonassis parked her giant and distinct Art Deco-inspired instrument behind the Tiny Desk, it had a powerful presence in the room.
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Pianist Joyce Yang.
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October 15, 2010 This week, we're talking about teachers who made a difference. Joyce Yang writes about three very different piano teachers -- one of whom was her aunt. Tell us about your own favorite teachers.
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December 7, 2004 In 1685, within a period of eight months, three master composers were born: Scarlatti, Handel and Bach. Although each was extremely influential, they worked in very different ways because of their contrasting demands. Richard Taruskin, discusses the divergent paths of these three men.
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