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Shepherdstown Public Library in Shepherdstown, W.Va. (2011)

Author Interviews

Check It Out! A Photographic Tour Of America's Public Libraries

From one-room historic buildings to modern architectural marvels, Robert Dawson has been photographing libraries for almost 20 years. His new book is called The Public Library.

"Tie" has a limp, but seems conspicuously spirited and friendly after her race down the Metro-North Hudson Line.

Simon Says

Dog Races The Rails To Manhattan — And Wins New Yorkers' Hearts

Rush hour took on new meaning this week when a dog jumped in front of a commuter train and began to run.

Gustav Mahler wanted each of his symphonies to contain a world of emotions and ideas.

Deceptive Cadence

A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled high with ambition, self-reflection and fear. Conductor Marin Alsop shares her approach to Mahler's multilayered music.

New York, New York Frank Sinatra 0:38

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    Frank Sinatra
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    New York, New York
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Bientot Oliver Nelson 1:00

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    Oliver Nelson
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    Bientot
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Futures Zero 7 0:13

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    Zero 7
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    Futures
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    The Garden
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    Atlantic

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Spoon Cibo Matto 0:30

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    Cibo Matto
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    Spoon
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Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan") [4. Stürmisch bewegt] Marin Alsop 0:20

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    Marin Alsop
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    Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan") [4. Stürmisch bewegt]
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    Mahler: Symphony No. 1
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    Naxos

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Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht?, song for voice & piano (or orchestra) in F major (Des Knaben Wunderhorn No. 4) 1:26

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Dot the Lines Sybarite & Alexander Ericson 0:18

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    Sybarite & Alexander Ericson
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    Dot the Lines
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Grey Sky Bright Sybarite 1:00

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    Sybarite
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    Grey Sky Bright
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Engome John Williams & Francis Bebey 0:27

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    John Williams & Francis Bebey
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    Engome
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    The Magic Box
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    Sony Classical

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Battleship, film score [The Art Of War] Steve Jablonsky, Hollywood Studio Symphony, Nick Glennie-Smith (conductor) 0:09

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    Steve Jablonsky, Hollywood Studio Symphony, Nick Glennie-Smith (conductor)
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    Battleship, film score [The Art Of War]
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Bat's Blues Alvin Batiste 0:30

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    Alvin Batiste
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    Bat's Blues
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    Late
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    Sony

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This Is the Picture (Excellent Birds) Peter Gabriel 0:13

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    Peter Gabriel
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    This Is the Picture (Excellent Birds)
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Sound & Vision The Sea and Cake 1:26

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    The Sea and Cake
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    Sound & Vision
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    One Bedroom
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    Thrill Jockey

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