No One Knows About Persian Cats is about a band trying to find a place to make music in a country where popular music is banned. Mijfilm hide caption

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The 5 Browns' latest album features film music. Andrew Southam hide caption

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The Philadelphia Orchestra wants to include more educational concerts, performances in the suburbs and possibly a bigger emphasis on lighter, more popular fare. Ryan Donnell hide caption

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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's collaboration, Here Lies Love, includes 22 songs about the rise and fall of Imelda Marcos. Andy Sheppard/Redferns/Getty Images hide caption

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Independent record stores have experienced a resurgence since Tower Records' demise in 2006. Tim Boyle/Getty Images hide caption

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Composer Jennifer Higdon's Violin Concerto is this year's Pultizer Prize winner for music. Candace DiCarlo hide caption

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The avant-garde saxophonist and composer Anthony Braxton gave one of about 2,000 interviews collected at OHAM. Tom Marcello / flickr hide caption

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