Making music for modern video games is a lot more complex today than it was when Pac-Man ruled the arcades. courtesy of Namco hide caption

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Composers Find New Playgrounds In Video Games

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Matisyahu: Light A Fire For Hanukkah Music

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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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Luther Vandross: The Velvet Voice

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Jazmine Sullivan won Billboard's Rising Star Award for Women In Music. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jazmine Sullivan Gets Personal On 'Love Me Back'

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Politics And Music In Wyclef Jean's Haitian Experience

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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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Pink Martini: International Spice On The Traditional Egg Nog

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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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Robert Spano, Champion Of New Music

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Sean Lennon And Yoko Ono: DNA Memory

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Strips On Sound: Artist Ed Ruscha Inspires Nels Cline

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The Fresh Air Interview: Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band

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A Violinist's Tribute To A Nobel Laureate

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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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Unreleased Material From Jimi Hendrix Reflects A Life Of Music And Money Woes

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Billie Holiday: Emotional Power Through Song

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