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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.
Watch Henri Dutilleux, Leading French Composer, Dies At 97
May 22, 2013 – The composer will be remembered for a small quantity of perfectly realized, richly textured works.
Read China's Artist Provocateur Explores New Medium: Heavy Metal
May 22, 2013 – Ai Weiwei has created a protest song and video out of his 81 days in police detention.
Watch The Doors' Keyboard Counterpoint Goes Silent
Watch Draco Rosa: A Pop Survivor Returns From The Brink, With Friends
May 18, 2013 – When the songwriter and former teen idol fell ill, Latin music's biggest names offered support.
Watch Andris Nelsons Named Music Director Of The Boston Symphony
May 16, 2013 – The announcement puts an end to years of uncertainty at the storied orchestra.
Read Google Launches A Streaming Music Service
Watch The Canadian Astronaut's Accompanist
Read Robots In Ecstasy: Daft Punk's 'Memories' Embraces The Pleasure Principle
May 14, 2013 – The long-awaited album from the Parisian dance music duo basks in the smooth sounds of the 1970s.