Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras
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Aaron Copland: "Lincoln Portrait"
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Girl on a Road
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Pressler Bids Adieu To Beaux Arts Trio
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Beaux Arts Trio Bids Farewell At Tanglewood
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Listen to this 'Talk of the Nation' topic
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Mostly Mozart Festival in Concert
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Overture, Scherzo, Finale; Piano Concerto
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Richard Wagner was a larger than life figure, and his innovations as a composer changed Western music forever. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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The Self-Help Guide To Wagner
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Hilary Hahn and Josh Ritter: An Uncommon Duo
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Hear an excerpt of David Lang's 'The Little Match Girl Passion' from Carnegie Hall
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Herbert von Karajan's Symphonic Obsessions
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Take a guided tour through the 'St. Matthew Passion'
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