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In NYC, 'Sweeney Todd' Baker Serves Up Some Bloody Good Pies

The off-Broadway musical, in which a barber's clients become filling for meat pies, may make you lose your appetite. But former White House pastry chef Bill Yosses bakes a tempting pre-theater treat.

Allegro from Symphony No. 10 in E Minor, Op. 93 DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Tarantella from La Boutique fantasque OTTORINO RESPIGHI

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Black Lives Matter Finds 'Renewed Focus' 5 Years After Trayvon Martin

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Repeal Of Anti-Corruption Rule May Hurt National Security, Critics Warn

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Waltz from Sleeping Beauty PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY

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What's The Environmental Footprint Of A Loaf Of Bread? Now We Know

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España EMMANUEL CHABRIER

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In NYC, 'Sweeney Todd' Baker Serves Up Some Bloody Good Pies

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"Infernal Dance" from The Firebird IGOR STRAVINSKY

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For Construction Projects, 'Buying American' Means Higher Costs

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"Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 36, "Enigma" EDWARD ELGAR
The Sorcerer's Apprentice PAUL DUKAS
Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67 LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
Carnival Overture, Op. 92 ANTONÍN DVORÁK

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What's The Leading Cause Of Wildfires In The U.S.? Humans

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The National Symphony Orchestra: NPR's House Band For A Day

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Overture to Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 [The Marriage of Figaro] WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART