Melody Gardot takes an understated approach to Brazilian music on her new album, The Absence. Fabrizio Ferri hide caption

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Melody Gardot Aims For The Space Between Notes

Gardot captures the sensibility that guides, shapes and defines so much Brazilian music.

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Coventry Cathedral in ruins, November 1940. Britten's War Requiem was written for the church's reconsecration more than 20 years after it was destroyed by Nazi bombers. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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Left to right: Son Lux, Serengeti and Sufjan Stevens collaborate on a sometimes humorous but mostly beautiful EP. Illustration by John Ciambriello hide caption

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By This 'Beak And Claw,' A Trio Shall Synthesize

Sufjan Stevens, Son Lux and Serengeti collaborate on a sometimes humorous but mostly beautiful EP.

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