Overture, Scherzo, Finale; Piano Concerto

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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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Italian Tenor Giuseppe Di Stefano Dies at 86

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'String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters" (Moderato: Adagio)' by The Schoenberg Quartet

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The Bowed Piano: Fishing for a New Sound

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Loving 'Leonore': Beethoven's Neglected Opera

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