Ryan Lynch, front man for Dominant Legs. Photo by Sarah Ventre for NPR. hide caption

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All Songs Considered

Discovering New Bands at CMJ

All Songs Considered intern Sarah Ventre fell in love with the band Dominant Legs at CMJ.

Elektra (Susan Bullock) brandishes the axe that killed her father, Agammenon — in hopes that it will also kill her mother, Klytaemnestra. Karin Cooper hide caption

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Unparalleled Dysfunction: Strauss' 'Elektra'

Strauss's sumptuous one-act opera tells the lurid story of a young woman and her homicidal family.