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The Checkout: Live

Jaleel Shaw Quartet: Live In Concert

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The alto saxophonist keeps good company: He's a member of legendary drummer Roy Haynes' band, for one. Shaw returns to his alma mater to lead his own band in a live concert webcast.

Composer-performer Max Richter (right) brings his revamped Vivaldi to Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge. Denise DeBelius/NPR hide caption

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Front Row

Max Richter In Concert: Reimagining Vivaldi

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Max Richter grew tired of Vivaldi's warhorse The Four Seasons. But instead of writing off the piece forever, Richter rewrote it. He blended Vivaldi's work with his own music.

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Mountain Stage

The Pines On Mountain Stage

The ethereal folk-rock band makes its first appearance on Mountain Stage, live in Bristol, Tenn./Va.

The Pines On Mountain Stage

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Live At The Village Vanguard

Chris Potter Quartet

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The history of jazz is often told as a sequence of epic heroes. Coincidentally, an admired saxophonist has been reading Homer lately. Potter presents his new Odyssey-inspired suite The Sirens.

Chris Potter Quartet: Live At The Village Vanguard

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Mountain Stage

John Fullbright On Mountain Stage

At 25, Fullbright is frequently compared to another native of his Oklahoma hometown: Woody Guthrie.

John Fullbright On Mountain Stage

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Blue Highway On Mountain Stage

With all its original members, the legendary bluegrass band plays a live concert in the border town of Bristol.

Blue Highway On Mountain Stage

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Mountain Stage

Marty Stuart On Mountain Stage

The guitar virtuoso and his Fabulous Superlatives play unapologetic country music live on the stage.

Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 live at Carnegie Hall on February 3, 2013. Melanie Burford for NPR hide caption

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Classics in Concert

Carnegie Hall Live: Daniel Barenboim Leads The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

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The orchestra drawn from Israel and many countries across the Middle East and North Africa play two of Beethoven's Symphonies as part of their "Beethoven for All" initiative.

Carnegie Hall Live: Daniel Barenboim Leads The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

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John Martyn On Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage celebrates the life of the '70s folk hero with a re-airing of his 1993 performance.

John Martyn On Mountain Stage

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Anais Mitchell On Mountain Stage

Hear the singer-songwriter bring her deeply imaginative folk music to the West Virginia stage.

Anais Mitchell On Mountain Stage

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