Adolphe Sax, a Belgian musician and the inventor of the saxophone, was born 200 years ago Thursday. The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images hide caption

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Sax
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Just In Time For Father's Day: Bad Dads In Opera
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Food and music mingle in Pieter Claesz's Still Life with Musical Instruments (1623). Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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The Orchestral Recipe, From The Pilgrims To Today
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Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table
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Yes, even in the straight-laced world of classical music, one can find all manner of hoodwinking and horseplay. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Classical Cutups For April Fools' Day
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Revolutionary Sounds: A Bastille Day Music Mix
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If Abraham Lincoln Had An iPod
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Musical Families For Thanksgiving
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Insults And Praise On The Classical Campaign
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A Classical Treasure Trove at YouTube
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