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The Record

Composers Find New Playgrounds In Video Games

Jim Dooley says scoring Disney's game 'Epic Mickey' was challenging in a whole new way.

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Luther Vandross' legendary voice has been called "flawless" and "as smooth as silk." Scott Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Pianist Thomas Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes say the members of Pink Martini sat down and wrote a list of their favorite holiday songs before they began writing their new album, Joy To The World. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Since becoming music director of the Atlanta Symphony, Robert Spano has been an advocate of new music. Angela Morris hide caption

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Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's new anthology, West Coast Seattle Boy, is finally seeing release after years of legal battles between family members. Hulton Archive/courtesy of the Hulton Archive hide caption

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