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Iestyn Davies: Tiny Desk Concert
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Some performances during the Bard Music Festival in the Hudson Valley take place at the Fisher Center, designed by Frank Gehry. Peter Aaron/Esto hide caption

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Stravinsky: Firebird - 'Infernal Dance' (from the 2013 Aspen Music Festival)
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Johann Sebastian Bach's St. Matthew Passion was first heard on Good Friday, 1727 in Leipzig, Germany. Getty Images hide caption

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Take a guided tour through the 'St. Matthew Passion'
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Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with an homage to the sea called Become Ocean. Evan Hurd Photography hide caption

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John Luther Adams: 'Become Ocean' (excerpt courtesy of the Seattle Symphony)
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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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