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Classical Music for Those No Memory [4th Mov.] Harmonia Ensemble
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Audience members listen to Texas Gov. Rick Perry at a campaign meet and greet in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. In an article in The Atlantic, a University of Iowa professor resurfaced the question of Iowa's importance in the presidential race, pointing out ways Iowa does not accurately represent the U.S. Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images hide caption

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As Caucus Nears, Iowa's Relevance Again Questioned

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Little Fantasy on "The Twelve Days of Christmas" The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Canadian Brass

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K-Pop Blows Up: Korean Music Finds Fans Worldwide

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Songs To Annoy You This Holiday Season

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Christmas Is Coming Vince Guaraldi, Colin Bailey et. al.
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A Song or Freddy Kim Angelis
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After Fukushima: A Changing Climate For Nuclear

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In Japan, Radiation Fears Reshape Lives

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Northern cardinals have higher-pitched songs, but those sounds can get garbled in cities, so they've started to sing a little lower. Dr. Scott M. Lieberman/AP hide caption

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To Flirt In Cities, Birds Adjust Their Pitch

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Let's Get It On ProSound Performance Music

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A Homecoming For Rachel Griffiths On Broadway

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