This beautiful wooden box houses the new Michael Gordon piece, Timber, scored for six percussionists and six two-by-fours. Cantaloupe Records hide caption

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Poulenc, Palestrina And Two-By-Fours: New Classical Albums

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Channeling Bach: Heinz Holliger revisits some soul-searching music. Daniel Vass/ECM records hide caption

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Ich Hatte Viel Bekummernis

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The Ebène Quartet plays everything from surf rock and jazz standards to Debussy and Ravel. Frank Stewart/Savannah Music Festival hide caption

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Ebene Quartet: The Art Of The French String Quartet

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Nikolai Lugansky's Power And Repose

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Music by Bach helped launch the unusual career of Simone Dinnerstein. Frank Stewart/Savannah Music Festival hide caption

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Simone Dinnerstein Communes With Bach

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Making A Case For Menotti

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The excellent Dutch soprano Gré Brouwenstijn is remembered with a new reissue of her mid-1950s recordings. Newton Classics hide caption

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Beethoven, Verdi, Wagner, & Weber: Operatic Arias

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Alfred Hitchcock's 1957 film Vertigo features music by Bernard Herrmann. Creative Commons hide caption

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Bernard Herrmann: The Film Scores

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