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Soprano Veronica Cangemi with members of the Emsemble Matheus at their Zankel Hall performance on March 6, 2013.

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March 6, 2013 – Hear a top French chamber orchestra bring passionate life to works by Handel and Vivaldi. WQXR

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The New Rope String Band.

Listen The New Rope String Band On Mountain Stage

March 6, 2013 – The U.K. trio combines traditional acoustic sounds with circus and vaudeville elements.

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Cloud Cult's new album is titled Love.

Read Cloud Cult's 'Love' Channels A Life Tested By Loss

March 6, 2013 – Frontman Craig Minowa talks about processing personal tragedy on the band's new album.

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D'Angelo and Questlove on Monday night at Brooklyn Bowl.

Watch D'Angelo And Questlove Bare The Roots Of 'Voodoo'

March 5, 2013 – Monday night was a chance to see an artist defined by distance and mystery up close.

A crowd dances at Dan Deacon's 2012 SXSW performance.

Read Going To SXSW? Here's Your Guide To NPR Music Events

March 5, 2013 – Live concerts, photos, nightly wrap-ups and more from this year's South by Southwest music festival.

Cody ChesnuTT during his performance at Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Watch Cody ChesnuTT: Sweet Soul Music (And An Orchestra) opbmusic

March 5, 2013 – Watch the soul singer perform his orchestral "Chips Down (In No Landfill)" with piano and strings. opbmusic

Charles Gounod's quirky march about marionettes found new life as the theme music to Alfred Hitchcock's suspense show on TV.

Watch Marches Madness: Puppets And A Funeral

March 5, 2013 – Surprisingly jaunty music about the death of a puppet finds its way to Alfred Hitchcock's TV show.

Ashley Monroe's new album is Like a Rose.

Read Ashley Monroe Is 'Like A Rose,' Briars And All

March 5, 2013 – The country singer works within a tradition that extends back well beyond her twentysomething years.

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Clockwise from upper left: Flaming Lips, Sufjan Stevens, Maria Schneider, Surfer Blood.

Read New Flaming Lips, Surfer Blood, Sufjan Stevens, More

March 5, 2013 – You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll fall in love with some amazing new music, on All Songs Considered.

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SXSW festival-goers line up at The Parish on Sixth Street in Austin for NPR Music's day party March 15, 2012.

Read Why I'm Not Going To SXSW This Year

March 5, 2013 – In the showdown between fledgling bands and industry excess, one SXSW fan reaches a breaking point.

Karen O of Yeah Yeah Yeahs performs at NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase at Stubb's.

Read NPR Music's 2013 SXSW Showcase: Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, More

March 5, 2013 – NPR Music presented a can't-miss night of seven performances from SXSW in Austin.

Molly Hamilton of Widowspeak is one of the 100 acts with songs in our annual SXSW sampler.

Read The Austin 100: A SXSW 2013 Mix

March 5, 2013 – Download 100 songs by artists worth discovering at SXSW 2013, plus details on NPR's Austin events.

Cafe Tacvba will headline the Alt.Latino showcase in Austin on March 14 during South By Southwest.

Read March 14: Alt.Latino Presents Cafe Tacvba, Molotov, Bajofondo

March 5, 2013 – Join NPR's Latin Alternative music program at SXSW on March 14 for a show with legends of the genre.

Read Justin Bieber Apologizes For Delay In Start Of London Concert

March 5, 2013 – The 19-year-old pop star blamed technical issues but tweeted "there is no excuse" and "I apologize."

Ray Wylie Hubbard.

Listen Ray Wylie Hubbard On Mountain Stage

March 5, 2013 – The Texas troubadour and anthem writer performs songs from his newest album, The Grifter's Hymnal.

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