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Ted Libbey & Fred Child Recommend Stravinsky's 'Rite Of Spring'
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Ted Libbey And Fred Child Recommend Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue
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Ted Libbey And Fred Child Recommend Brahms' Fourth Symphony
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Carol Lawrence (right) sings "I Feel Pretty," along with (left to right) Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Gutierrez and Marilyn Cooper, in the 1957 original Broadway cast recording of West Side Story. Sony Music Photo Archives/Sony Music Photo Archives hide caption

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Ted Libbey And Fred Child Recommend Bartok's Concerto For Orchestra
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Ted Libbey Recommends Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1
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Cellist Jacqueline Du Pre, recording with Sir John Barbirolli. David Farrell/EMI Classics hide caption

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Ted Libbey And Lisa Simeone Recommend Music By Elgar
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Piano Sonata in B minor, S. 178 (LW A179)
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Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute), opera, K. 620
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Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs), for soprano & orchestra, o.Op. 150 (TrV 296, AV 150)
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