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Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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Postlude To A Kiss: Scriabin's Raging 'Poem Of Ecstasy'

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Cameron Carpenter's new album, If You Could Read My Mind, comes out Aug. 26. Thomas Grube/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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If You Could Read My Mind

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Beethoven: Variations on 'Bei Mannern' from Mozart's 'Magic Flute'

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Delicious Musical Creations in Boston

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For Pianist, Music Unleashes Rainbows of Color

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