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A U.S. Navy sailor waiting to be sent out on a mission in Afghanistan in November 2010.
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June 10, 2011 A song cycle inspired by Civil War-era tunes is adapted for a soldier's return from Afghanistan by stage director Peter Sellars and features soprano Dawn Upshaw.
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November 23, 2002 Pulitzer Prize-winning composer George Crumb remains best known for music he wrote in the 1960s and 70s. His work included Black Angels, a response to the Vietnam War. Now a Crumb revival is afoot, with two works premiering this fall, and a third scheduled for spring. Joel Rose of member station WHYY reports.
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