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Manuel de Falla

Manuel de Falla artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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July 21, 2006 An assortment of Irish reels, Romanian folk tunes, Django Rhinehart swing, improvisations and more.

Studio Sessions

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December 6, 2006 "It's amazing what music can do," Miran Kim says. "It is relief for the heart and soul."

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Interviews & Profiles

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December 30, 2007 Kim Kashkashian coaxes not only the viola's rich tone and warm sonority, but also its soul.

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December 18, 2007 Hear Handel's holiday masterpiece, as performed by one of the world's greatest orchestras.

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Reviews

Jascha Heifetz set new precision standards for the classical violin.

March 28, 2011 With the release of a 103-CD Heifetz box set, one blogger had his work cut out for him.

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Three of today's most fascinating violinists have new albums, including Augustin Hadelich, who pairs off with Spanish guitarist Pablo Sáinz Villegas.

June 18, 2013 Sweet melodies by Bach and haunting sounds of Morton Feldman enliven new albums.

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October 24, 2008 The Halloween candy might be sweet, but not these timless creepy classics.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Asturiana: Songs from Spain and Argentina

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  • Album: Asturiana: Songs from Spain and Argentina
  • Artist: Kim Kashkashian
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2007
 

Carl Orff: Carmina Burana/Igor Stravinsky:The Firebird Suite

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  • Album: Carl Orff: Carmina Burana/Igor Stravinsky:The Firebird Suite
  • Artist: Leopold Stokowski
  • Label: EMI
  • Released: 1994
 

Instrument of the Devil

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  • Album: Instrument of the Devil
  • Artist: Rachel Barton Pine
  • Label: Cedille
  • Released: 1998
 

Mephisto Magic

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  • Album: Mephisto Magic
  • Artist: Georg Solti
  • Label: London
  • Released: 1994
 

Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; Love Scene from Roméo et Juliette

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  • Album: Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14; Love Scene from Roméo et Juliette
  • Artist: Paavo Järvi
  • Label: Telarc
 

Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals

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  • Album: Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
  • Artist: Charles Dutoit
  • Label: London
  • Released: 1986