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Composer Steve Reich

September 5, 2010 The composer's innovations have been distilled and polished to a compelling sheen on his new album.

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Members of the Bang on a Can All-Stars playing in Shanghai in 2009.

January 24, 2012 The venerable new music collective celebrates its 25th anniversary with a free double CD.

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San Francisco Symphony plays John Adams.

June 13, 2012 The NPR Classical team discusses and spins a variety of favorite new discs and downloads.

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Composer Steve Reich.

October 3, 2011 To celebrate the composer's 75th birthday, we've invited musicians and NPR friends to reflect.

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October 30, 2008 Veins in your temples about to pop? Relieve the stress of work with these five soothing songs.

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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

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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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Ligeti/Beethoven

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  • Album: Ligeti/Beethoven
  • Artist: Jeremy Denk
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • Released: 2012
 

Canibalismo

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  • Album: Canibalismo
  • Artist: Chicha Libre
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Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6; Liszt; Saint-Saëns

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  • Album: Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6; Liszt; Saint-Saëns
  • Artist: Behzod Abduraimov
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2012
 

Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary

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  • Album: Big, Beautiful, Dark and Scary
  • Artist: Bang On A Can
  • Label: Cantaloupe
  • Released: 2012
 

Centenary Edition: The Complete Decca Recordings

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  • Album: Centenary Edition: The Complete Decca Recordings
  • Artist: Kathleen Ferrier
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2012
 

Seven Steps

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  • Album: Seven Steps
  • Artist: Brooklyn Rider
  • Label: In a Circle
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Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine

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  • Album: Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine
  • Artist: Michael Tilson Thomas
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The Magic of Satie

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  • Album: The Magic of Satie
  • Artist: Jean-Yves Thibaudet
  • Label: Decca
  • Released: 2008