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Read '50 Shades Of Grey' Is Driving Classical Music Sales
July 11, 2012 – Publishing's monster hit is stirring up sales for a 500-year-old British composer.
Read Six Things You Didn't See In Frank Ocean's 'Late Night' Performance
July 10, 2012 – The singer premiered a song from his album Channel Orange on television last night.
Read Essence In New Orleans: A Festival That Knows Its Audience
July 9, 2012 – Gospel, R&B, politics, family and commerce (and 400,000 fans) all merge at a music festival.
Watch Who Is She? Just One Of The Most Popular Songs Ever
July 8, 2012 – Dubbed the second-most recorded pop song ever, it's Brazilian and about a girl. What song is it?
Read Remembering George Szell, Powerhouse Conductor
Read Around The Classical Internet: July 6, 2012
Read A Close Look At Frank Ocean's Coming Out Letter
Read Aboriginal Musicians 'Band' Together To Expose Oppression
July 4, 2012 – The Black Arm Band Company makes protest music about ethnic discrimination in Australia.
Read Six Immigrant Songs Of Triumph And Tragedy
Read The Olympics Of Choral Music Come To Cincinnati WNKU
Watch The Making Of Bobby Womack's 'Bravest Man'
Read For The Academy's Pupils And Teachers, The Future Is Bright
June 30, 2012 – Alumni of the youth music program The Academy have a leg up, but still face long odds career-wise.
Read Around The Classical Internet: June 29, 2012
Read Adulthood Can Wait: Why Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Works
June 28, 2012 – Why do we want the teen idol to grow up so badly when girls need Bieber more than grownups do?
Read The Bajo Quinto: The Instrument That Will Not Go Gently
June 28, 2012 – Mexico's Ruben Luengas is leading the revival of the stringed instrument and the music played on it.