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The Chapin Sisters' Abigail and Lily Chapin perform live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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The Chapin Sisters On Mountain Stage

Abigail and Lily Chapin have music in their genes. Here, the duo plays songs from its new covers album, A Date With the Everly Brothers.

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Corb Lund On Mountain Stage

The Canadian singer-songwriter combines cowboy music, Western swing and rockabilly to create a unique blend of country. Here, Lund plays songs from his most recent album, Cabin Fever.

Corb Lund On Mountain Stage

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Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale performing live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale On Mountain Stage

The pair wanted to make an album together for years. In 2012, they finally had three days off at the same time and recorded Buddy & Jim, a collection of duets. Here, they play selections from it.

Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale On Mountain Stage

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The Dresden Staatskapelle's principal conductor, Christian Thielemann, asserts that Anton Bruckner's music, in its long-winding search for beauty, is the perfect antidote for modern life. He and the orchestra brought Bruckner's Symphony No. 8 to Carnegie Hall on April 19, 2013. Melanie Burford for NPR hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Carnegie Hall Live: Dresden Staatskapelle Plays Bruckner

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When the orchestra brings Bruckner's Eighth Symphony to New York, listeners hear an ensemble comfortable with the composer's quirks and thrills. Hear what one critic calls a "mesmerizing experience."

Carnegie Hall Live: Dresden Staatskapelle Plays Bruckner

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Shovels and Rope performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Shovels And Rope On Mountain Stage

Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst are a married couple, but they only began playing music together in 2010. Here, the two play buoyant roots-rock songs from their debut album, O' Be Joyful.

Shovels And Rope On Mountain Stage

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Bonnie Bishop On Mountain Stage

The Americana singer-songwriter was nominated at the Lone Star Music Awards and co-wrote a song that was recorded by Bonnie Raitt. Here, she gives a solo performance with songs from her latest album.

Bonnie Bishop On Mountain Stage

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Kim Richey performs live on Mountain Stage. Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage hide caption

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Kim Richey On Mountain Stage

The multifaceted country singer-songwriter has seen her work recorded by mainstream heavyweights like Trisha Yearwood and Dixie Chicks. Here, Richey plays songs from her 2010 album Wreck Your Wheels.

Kim Richey On Mountain Stage

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Kathleen Edwards On Mountain Stage

The Canadian singer-songwriter makes her second appearance on Mountain Stage, performing songs from her most recent album. Her set includes a song that wasn't heard during the radio broadcast.

Kathleen Edwards On Mountain Stage

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Nick Cave performs at Stubb's Bar-B-Q as part of NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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SXSW Music Festival

Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Live In Concert

Sinewy and powerful as ever, and backed by his longtime band, Nick Cave works the crowd like a revival preacher at half-speed during a career-spanning set at NPR Music's SXSW showcase in Austin.

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Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

Making her 16th appearance on Mountain Stage, the singer-songwriter plays selections from her latest album, Calling Me Home, which examines her native Appalachia.

Kathy Mattea On Mountain Stage

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