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The Academy of Ancient Music, with conductor Richard Egarr,  brings J.S. Bach to Carnegie Hall Nov. 7.

Read Carnegie Hall Live: The Academy Of Ancient Music Plays J.S. Bach WQXR

October 1, 2014 – Stream a live concert of Bach's orchestral suites, played by the superb Academy of Ancient Music. WQXR

Riccardo Muti leading the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Read Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

October 1, 2014 – Hear the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and conductor Riccardo Muti play a thrilling a colorful program.

Baritone Thomas Hampson brings a Civil War-themed program to Carnegie Hall Feb. 9, 2015.

Read Carnegie Hall Live: Thomas Hampson Sings A World Premiere WQXR

October 1, 2014 – Hear the beloved American baritone sing a new work by Jennifer Higdon in this recital. WQXR

Jordi Savall and his Le Concert des Nations bring a French Baroque program to Carnegie Hall April 16, 2015.

Read Carnegie Hall Live: Jordi Savall And Le Concert Des Nations WQXR

October 1, 2014 – Hear the consummate master of early music lead an exhilarating program of French compositions. WQXR

The new tribute album Dionne Dionne is a collaboration between singer Dionne Farris (known for her work with Arrested Development) and guitarist Charlie Hunter.

Read Dionne Warwick, Reduced To An Essence

October 1, 2014 – Singer Dionne Farris and guitarist Charlie Hunter tackle Warwick classics with revealing subtlety.

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"I got kicked out of school a few weeks in, because I was caught reading a country-music song roundup book inside my history book," Marty Stuart says.

Read Marty Stuart: Keeper Of Country Music's Cowboy Couture

October 1, 2014 – "People were throwing things away," he says. "I just took it as a family matter."

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Chuck Mead And His Grassy Knoll Boys.

Listen Chuck Mead And His Grassy Knoll Boys On Mountain Stage

October 1, 2014 – The Nashville roots-rock singer-songwriter and BR549 co-founder performs live in West Virginia.

Simon Rattle takes the Berlin Philharmonic to Carnegie Hall Oct. 1.

Listen Live Carnegie Hall Live: An Opening Night Gala With The Berlin Philharmonic WQXR

October 1, 2014 – Stream a concert by the Berlin Philharmonic, led by Simon Rattle, with soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter. WQXR

Xosar's full-length for Opal Tapes' vinyl imprint Black Opal is scheduled for a December release.

Read The Best Dance Tracks Of September

October 1, 2014 – Hear new music from Aphex Twin and Joy Orbison, plus a remix of Black Box's "Everybody Everybody."

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Julian Casablancas + The Voidz's new album is called Tyranny.

Watch Julian Casablancas: New Band, New Album, No Compromises

October 1, 2014 – Dark, strange and aggressive, The Strokes frontman's new release is easily his most challenging.

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Prince has two new albums out, Art Official Age under his own name and Plectrumelectrum with 3RDEYEGIRL (pictured).

Watch Two Princes: The Purple One Returns In Stereo

September 30, 2014 – Tom Moon says Prince still writes brilliant pop, but that the genius can get lost in the studio.

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Senegalese superstar singer Youssou N'Dour performs in Lagos, Nigeria in 2009.

Read Latitudes: 50 Years Of Nonesuch, 10 Essential Recordings

September 30, 2014 – The label has become a crucial ambassador, introducing many world-music artists to American fans.

Herb Alpert.

Listen Herb Alpert On World Cafe WXPN

September 30, 2014 – The decorated jazz veteran, now 79, sounds younger than ever on his new album, In The Mood. WXPN

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