The Dayton Opera and Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra perform Beethoven's Fidelio in January 2011 at the Benjamin and Maria Schuster Performing Arts Center in Dayton, Ohio. Courtesy of the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance hide caption

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In Ohio, A Three-Way Musical Marriage Of Convenience

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Mumford & Sons is led by singer Marcus Mumford (second from left). The band's second album, Babel, was released on Sept. 25 and is on pace to be the highest-selling debut of 2012. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Atlanta Symphony Musicians Ratify New Contract

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Donna Summer in 1976. YouTube's Chris Maxcy says the company targets advertising to videos by artists like her and gives a share of the revenue from it to the track's label and publisher. Keystone/Getty Images hide caption

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YouTube Shares Ad Revenue With Musicians, But Does It Add Up?

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Andy Williams, shown here performing, died Tuesday at the age of 84. Tony Russell/Redferns hide caption

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'Moon River' Singer Andy Williams Has Died

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A bit of Andy Williams singing 'Moon River'

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Erin McKeown is currently recording her ninth studio album, to be released this fall. Michael Weintrob/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Musicians Make Money (By The Fraction Of A Cent) On Spotify

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Crowd Funding For Musicians Isn't The Future; It's The Present

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An American Punk-Rock Band On Tour In The Land Of The Arab Spring

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Jamison Ross competes in the semifinal round of the 2012 Thelonious Monk Competition. Steve Mundinger/Courtesy of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz hide caption

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Emmet Cohen performs in the final round of the 2011 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Competition, where he placed third. The 2012 competition takes place this weekend. Brendan Hoffman/WireImage hide caption

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The catalog of The Beatles, which was owned by EMI, will be among the assets that the Universal Music Group gets to keep. Jim Gray/Getty Images hide caption

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Universal's Purchase Of EMI Gets Thumbs Up In U.S. And Europe

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