Murray Perahia's warm, rippling tone is well-suited to the music of both Bach and Chopin. Nana Watanabe hide caption

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Murray Perahia: Bonding With Bach And Chopin

Hear the celebrated pianist play Chopin and Bach, and discuss their music in the NPR studio.

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Rafal Blechacz's Single-Minded Chopin

Hear the young, award-winning Polish pianist play Chopin and Mozart in the NPR studio.

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Dessa: Hip-Hop Word Warrior KEXP-FM

Her eyes half-closed, Minneapolis MC Dessa effortlessly flows through her rhymes at KEXP.

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Solas: America's Wild Irish Rose

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with an American band that plays Celtic folk music with some authority.

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A Chopin Ballade To Blow You Away

Hear pianist Adam Neiman tear into the ferocious and tender music of Chopin, and a piece of his own.

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Esperanza Spalding: Just Bass And Voice

Giving her band the afternoon off, Spalding plays solo versions of jazz standards at KPLU.

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John Ellis Double-Wide: Jazz Gets Jocular WBGO-FM

The New York-based saxophonist leads a New Orleans-style parade band with a circus tendency.

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