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Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

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June 24, 2009 Hear the young choral group make its U.S. debut at the Boston Early Music Festival.

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Interviews & Profiles

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June 26, 2009 On a new CD, the fresh-voiced British choral group explores sensuous texts from the Bible.

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April 20, 2008 Music historian Robert Greenberg presents a visitor's guide to the history of Catholic church music.

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December 25, 2007 Commentator Miles Hoffman checks off a list of classical hits built from musical philanthropy.

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December 4, 2007 Pope Benedict XVI is considering a return to traditional liturgical music, like Gregorian chant.

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December 4, 2007 Pope Benedict XVI is considering a return to traditional liturgical music, like Gregorian chant.

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This beautiful wooden box houses the new Michael Gordon piece, Timber, scored for six percussionists and six two-by-fours.

July 23, 2011 NPR Music's Tom Huizenga and host Guy Raz spin an eclectic mix of new classical releases.

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Cartoon by Pablo Helguera.

November 16, 2012 Friday's are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.

Can you make out to Mozart, or shack up to Chopin? Composers can turn on the sex appeal when necessary.

February 10, 2012 Just in time for Valentine's Day, classics that depict a lot more than cuddling.

 In Classical Music, Every Day's A Holiday.

February 10, 2012 Fridays are funnier with a classical cartoon at noon, from Deceptive Cadence.

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Beethoven: Piano Trios "Archduke", "Ghost"

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  • Album: Beethoven: Piano Trios "Archduke", "Ghost"
  • Artist: Jeno Jando
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  • Released: 1992
 

The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin

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  • Album: The Tallis Scholars Sing Josquin
  • Artist: The Tallis Scholars
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  • Released: 2006
 

The Greatest Choral Music of Palestrina: Prince of Music

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  • Album: The Greatest Choral Music of Palestrina: Prince of Music
  • Artist: Voices of Ascension Chorus & Orchestra
  • Label: Delos
  • Released: 1999
 

Thomas Adès: Powder Her Face

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  • Album: Thomas Adès: Powder Her Face
  • Artist: Thomas Adès
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 1998
 

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy

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  • Album: Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring; Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
  • Artist: Valery Gergiev
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  • Released: 2001
 

Schulhoff: Concertino; Divertissement, Bassnachtigali; etc.

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  • Album: Schulhoff: Concertino; Divertissement, Bassnachtigali; etc.
  • Artist: Various
  • Label: Supraphon
  • Released: 1995
 

Richard Strauss: Salome

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  • Album: Richard Strauss: Salome
  • Artist: Cheryl Studer
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Song of Songs [Hybrid SACD]

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  • Album: Song of Songs [Hybrid SACD]
  • Artist: Stile Antico
  • Label: Harmonia Mundi
  • Released: 2009
 

Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli; Allegri: Miserere

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  • Album: Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli; Allegri: Miserere
  • Artist: Simon Preston
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The Mystery Of Santo Domingo De Silos

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  • Album: The Mystery Of Santo Domingo De Silos
  • Artist: Various
  • Label: Deutsche Grammophon