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Watch After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again
The revitalized Detroit Symphony Orchestra is a bright spot in its struggling city.
John Denver's 'Country Roads,' Now Official In West Virginia
Coming Up: Detroit Symphony Returns From The Brink
Read A Kid Named Carl Stirs Up The Bach Musical Dynasty
March 8, 2014 – On his birth tricentennial, how Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach helped forge the music of the future.
Watch Gazelle Amber Valentine: 'Gender Is Not A Genre'
Read Strange But True: Music Doesn't Make Some People Happy
Watch Moo-d Music: Do Cows Really Prefer Slow Jams?
Read Possessed By Joy: A North American Drummer In Cuba
March 5, 2014 – Harris Eisenstadt spent two weeks studying percussion on the island. Here's what he found.
Watch In Rio, A Universe Of Samba
Watch Robert Ashley: Opera's Misunderstood Innovator
Read Where Did All The Female Rappers Go?
Watch Playing To The Rafters, Singing Like A Man Possessed
March 1, 2014 – Konrad Wert is a one-man band of sorts, known to his fans as Possessed By Paul James.
Read Listening In Reel Life: The Pop Music Inside The Oscar Nominees
March 1, 2014 – Pop music is woven deeply into the performances and plots of many of the year's best movies.
Watch From Recife, Brazil, 3 Rhythms Get The Carnival Party Started
February 28, 2014 – One style of music is even said to make the blood boil.
Watch And The Oscar Goes To ... Mr. 'Star Wars' Or Arcade Fire?
February 27, 2014 – The contenders to win an Oscar for Best Original Score in 2014 are anything but typical.