Between 2006 and 2010, Jason Hamacher made many trips to Syria to photograph and record ancient chants. Jason Hamacher/Lost Origins Productions hide caption

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Before War, A Punk Drummer Preserved Syrian Chants

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Dom Flemons Holds On To Those Old-Time Roots

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'Live In The Present': Charlie Haden Remembered

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"Music and books, I think, were the two things I trusted the most as a child," Mary Gauthier says. Jack Spencer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Mary Gauthier De-Romanticizes Romantic Love

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In Big Bill Broonzy's Blues, Brothers Find A Way To Sing Together

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Sam Baker: Finding Grace In The Wake Of Destruction

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Sheldon Harnick (right) with the late Jerry Bock, his long-time musical collaborator. Together they worked on musicals like Fiddler on the Roof and Fiorello! Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images hide caption

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At 90, 'Fiddler' Lyricist Tells His Story

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Frozen is the tale of sisters Anna and Elsa, whose relationship is captured in music by songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez. Courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures hide caption

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Songwriters Behind 'Frozen' Let Go Of The Princess Mythology

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When hitting a high note, mezzo-soprano Dolora Zajick says, "You have to have support. You have to have resonance. People have to understand what you're saying." David Sauer/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For Opera Powerhouse Dolora Zajick, 'Singing Is Connected To The Body'

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Fresh Air Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Beatles' Arrival

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Pete Seeger Remembers Guthrie, Hopping Trains And Sharing Songs

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In addition to being the first Hispanic to serve on the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor was New York state's first Hispanic federal judge. Kainaz Amaria/NPR hide caption

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As A Latina, Sonia Sotomayor Says, 'You Have To Work Harder'

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Julian Fellowes On The Rules Of 'Downton'

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In Saving Mr. Banks, Emma Thompson plays Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers, who, Thompson says, hated the whole idea of having her book made into a film. Francois Duhamel/Disney Enterprises hide caption

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Not-So-Cheery Disposition: Emma Thompson On Poppins' Cranky Creator

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