Valentina Lisitsa's new Chasing Pianos features Michael Nyman's music for the Oscar-winning film The Piano. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Chasing Pianos: The Piano Music of Michael Nyman

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Joseph Calleja performed a Tiny Desk Concert November 26. Abbey Oldham/Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Joseph Calleja: Tiny Desk Concert

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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, captured around 1733, in a portrait by one of his relatives, Gottlieb Friedrich Bach. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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A Kid Named Carl Stirs Up The Bach Musical Dynasty

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Robert Ashley's operas for television redefined the genre. Joanne Savio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Robert Ashley, Opera's Misunderstood Innovator, Dies At 83

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Violinist Augustin Hadelich pairs a classic concerto with a contemporary one on this new album. Rosalie O'Connor hide caption

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Sibelius, Adès: Violin Concertos

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Soprano Ailyn Perez and tenor Stephen Costello met in music school. Now married, the couple sings together around the world — as in Gounod's Romeo and Juliet at Opera Philadelphia in 2001. Kelly & Massa Photography/Opera Philadelphia hide caption

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Composer and bandleader Maria Schneider accepts her Grammy Award. Her album Winter Morning Walks earned three awards yesterday at the pre-telecast Grammy ceremony in Los Angeles. Michael Buckner/Getty Images hide caption

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Guitarist Kirk Hammett (left) and his band Metallica will join classical pianist lang Lang on stage at the Grammy wards telecast Sunday night. Getty Images/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Celebrated conductor Claudio Abbado in 1979 in his native Milan, during his tenure as music director of the city's famed opera house, La Scala. Giorgio Lotti/Mondadori/Getty Images hide caption

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Opera singer Dame Nellie Melba, circa 1900. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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American mezzo-soprano Marilyn Horne, circa 1965. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Try naming -- in order -- each piece of music and it's composer in this audio montage.

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