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Riccardo Muti so impressed composer Carl Orff with his 1980 'Carmina Burana' performance that Orff reworked some tempo and dynamic markings in the score to hew to Muti's interpretation. Torsten Kjellstrand for NPR hide caption

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Classics in Concert

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performs 'Carmina Burana' WQXR-FM

Hear Riccardo Muti leading composer Carl Orff's lusty masterpiece.

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel leads his forces through a vibrant opening-weekend performance of Stravinsky, Stucky and Ravel on Sept. 30, 2012. Greg Grudt/Mathew Imaging/courtesy of the Los Angeles Philharmonic hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts 'The Rite Of Spring' In Concert KUSC-FM

Hear Stravinsky's iconic Rite Of Spring and a world premiere conducted by Gustavo Dudamel.

Efterklang performs with Wordless Music Orchestra at the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ryan Muir for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

Efterklang With Wordless Music Orchestra, Live In Concert

The Danish art-rock trio and Wordless Music Orchestra premiere a stunning performance of Piramida.

Virginia Mayhew and bassist Harvie S perform at the Mary Lou Williams Festival. Margot Schulman/Courtesy of the Kennedy Center hide caption

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JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater

Catherine Russell, Virginia Mayhew On JazzSet WBGO-FM

Russell and Mayhew present the music of Mary Lou Williams at the festival that bears her name.

Christopher Parks

Live in Concert

Grizzly Bear In Concert

Hear the Brooklyn psych-pop band perform a full set live from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.

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The Checkout: Live

Dave Douglas Quintet: Live From 92Y Tribeca WBGO-FM

The trumpeter's new band, with folksinger Aoife O'Donovan, explores a carefully curated hymnal.

Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes performs. The group was awarded New/Emerging Artist Of The Year. Erika Goldring/Courtesy of AMA hide caption

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The 2012 Americana Music Association Awards

Listen to the annual awards ceremony honoring the best Americana and folk music of the year.

M83, performing live at the 9:30 Club, in Washington, D.C. Mito Habe-Evans hide caption

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Live in Concert

M83 In Concert

Hear a stunning concert from the ambient-pop genius M83, recorded live from Washington, D.C.

Members of ACME (violinists Caroline Shaw and Ben Russell, violist Nadia Sirota and cellist Clarice Jensen) dug into Steve Reich's Different Trains to open their performance, recorded live on Sept. 11, 2012. AJ Wilhelm for NPR hide caption

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Live in Concert

ACME In Concert: Steve Reich's Complete String Quartets

The contemporary music dynamos traversed landmark works at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge.

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The Sheepdogs In Concert WXPN-FM

The blues-rock band plays songs from its new album, produced by The Black Keys' Patrick Carney.