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Read A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage
Watch Boards Of Canada Tap A Devout Following To Push New Album
June 12, 2013 – By leaking details of its new release in code, the electronic duo worked the press game backwards.
Read Spotlighting Background Singers In 'Twenty Feet From Stardom'
June 11, 2013 – Morgan Neville's new film chronicles backup singers who have sung some of pop's catchiest hooks.
Watch Why Being Stuck On A Tarmac With The Philly Orchestra Rocks
June 10, 2013 – Four members of the Philadelphia Orchestra turned a three-hour flight delay into something magical.
Read Ukrainian Wins Top Prize At Van Cliburn Piano Competition KERA
June 10, 2013 – Vadym Kholodenko, 26, takes home the $50,000 purse, plus three years of professional management. KERA
Read 'Arab Idol' Finalist Delivers Sweet Music, Palestinian Pride
June 9, 2013 – Mohammad Assaf, a young singer from the Gaza Strip, is a finalist in the TV singing contest.
Read Justin Bieber Destined For Outer Space
Read The Cliburn Competition After Van
Watch Calmly, From Portland, It's The Quiet Music Festival
May 31, 2013 – The festival gained fame after a skit on Portlandia featured the Battle Of The Gentle Bands.
Read Five Musicians Who Make Borrowing Sound Original
Read Jazz Pianist And Pedagogue Mulgrew Miller Dies
Watch What It Means When 'Hip' Albums Top The Charts
Read Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa
May 28, 2013 – Guthrie's relationship with his home state is complicated. A new space aims to change that.
Read Then The Curtain Opened: The Bracing Impact Of Stravinsky's 'Rite'
May 25, 2013 – The ballet premiered in 1913, provoking a response just as striking as the music and dance.
Watch Georges Moustaki, Who Wrote Songs For Edith Piaf, Dies
May 23, 2013 – He was known for infusing French song with sounds from around the world.