Composer Mohammed Fairouz, whose hour-long chamber opera Sumeida's Song recently appeared on recording and on stage. Samantha West/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rock musician Dave Grohl recorded Nirvana's Nevermind at L.A.'s Sound City Studios; now, he's turned his musical memories of the place into a documentary film of the same name. Varrance Films hide caption

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Miles Davis' Live in Europe 1969: The Bootleg Series Vol. 2 is a compilation of previously unreleased material performed by a short-lived incarnation of his touring band. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Vusi Mahlasela's new album, a live recording of his 20th-anniversary show in Johannesburg, is titled Sing to the People. Erik Forster /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The mountainside Montserrat monastery, north of Barcelona, inspired Paul Moravec to write a cello concerto. Luis Davilla/Cover/Getty Images hide caption

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Vissarion Shebalin's music, like that of his compatriots Shostakovich and Prokoviev, was denounced by Soviet officials. Toccata Classics hide caption

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Connie Britton (pictured) and Hayden Panetierre star as country singers of different generations on the ABC series Nashville. Courtesy of ABC hide caption

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