The late David Diamond was part of a generation of great American "romantic" composers.
When he wasn't serving as a music administrator, William Schuman wrote highly imaginative music.
Aaron Copland's ballets, such as Appalachian Spring, have long overshadowed earlier works.
Fred Hersch has composed a jazz-infused arrangement of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass.
Today's installment begins with the Seattle Symphony and Hanson's "Romantic" Symphony.
Hear a full concert online from one of England's most exciting new bands.
In the 1970s and '80s, Senegal's Orchestra Baobab were the masters of Afro-Cuban music.
At Zankel Hall, the band plays songs from its acclaimed CD, 69 Love Songs.
Violinist Rachel Barton Pine and baritone Rod Gilfrey perform at the Supreme Court in Washington.
Hailed as a "Copland for the 21st century," John Adams writes music inspired by the American West.