A piece by Robert Schumann, the German composer and musician, helped spark Alice and Burt Swersey's relationship 53 years ago. Popperfoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Love In Ithaca, With Schumann's Help

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Glass on Glass: Philip Glass (left) and Ira Glass are second cousins. Pavel Antonov/St. Ann's Warehouse hide caption

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Ira Glass Interviews His Cousin, Composer Philip Glass

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Rodrigo y Gabriela's new album, Area 52, was recorded in Havana with a full Cuban orchestra. Tina Korhonen hide caption

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Rodrigo Y Gabriela's Havana Nights

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Composer Philip Glass, who helped change the landscape of American music, says he finally knows what he's doing. Steve Pyke hide caption

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Philip Glass At 75: Listening With Heart, Not Intellect

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Stew: 'Making It' After A Tough Breakup

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Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel pose at a January screening of Le Voyage Dans La Lune at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Gabi Porter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Air: Scoring A Cinematic Marvel, 100 Years Later

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Seal's new album of classic 1970s soul songs is called Soul 2. Nabil/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Seal: Finding The 'Soul' Behind The Song

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Michelle Kwan's Slow And Steady Workout Jams

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In rural Minnesota, listener Veronica Horton made her own fun by dancing to "Tennessee" Ernie Ford's classic song on an old car. Roman Krochuk/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Tap-Dancing To 'Sixteen Tons' On The Hood

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First Aid Kit's new album is The Lion's Roar. Neil Krug/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Aid Kit: Swedish Blood, American Hearts

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K.G. Omulo's debut album is called Ayah Ye! Moving Train. Angelo Malicsi/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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K.G. Omulo: Globally Minded Afropop

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A 'Guitar Zero' Finds It's Not Too Late To Learn Music

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Jessie Baylin says she wanted her new album, Little Spark, "to be nostalgic but still fresh and modern." Mike Hallock hide caption

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Jessie Baylin: Searching For A Certain 'Spark'

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