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On the Bang on a Can All-Stars' new album, Field Recordings, composers riff on a range of recorded sounds. Peter Serling/Bang on a Can hide caption

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Percussionist Kuniko's new album is devoted to music by Iannis Xenakis. Linn Records hide caption

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The Tallis Scholars sing the music of Estonian composer Arvo Pärt. Eric Richmond hide caption

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Tenor Bryan Hymel sings shining high Cs in the Rossini aria "Asile héréditaire." Dario Acosta/Warner Classics hide caption

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The Knights play a mix of Reich, Bach, Stravinsky and a couple of their own compositions on their new album. The Knights hide caption

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Composer Andrew Norman's new album is called Play. BMOP Sound hide caption

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John Luther Adams' new album, The Wind in High Places, evokes austere landscapes and mysterious light. Kris Serafin hide caption

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The Scottish bagpipes make a surprise appearance in a beloved piece by Peter Maxwell Davies. iStockphoto hide caption

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American composer John Adams has written a new concerto for saxophone. Nonesuch hide caption

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Violinist Isabelle Faust. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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