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Read Anonymous 4 Marks A Milestone Year, Together And Alone
December 6, 2012 – Composer David Lang's work for the vocal quartet reflects the modern world, not mythology.
Watch 3 Strings And A Snakeskin: Okinawa's Native Instrument
December 6, 2012 – In subtropical Japan, the simple-looking, tough-to-master sanshin is a ubiquitous part of life.
Watch Legendary Jazz Musician Dave Brubeck Dies
Watch Saviors Of Local Soul: The Archival Science Of The Numero Group
December 4, 2012 – Reissue labels generally fly below the radar, but the Numero Group has made a name for itself.
Read Remembering A Rock Star: Photographer Ken Regan
Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week
Listen Influential Guitarist Mickey Baker Dies
Read The Peony Pavilion: A Vivid Dream In A Garden
Watch Austin Peralta: A Young Prodigy's Search, Cut Short
November 29, 2012 – The death of 22-year-old pianist prematurely ended a rapidly expanding career.
Read Who Picks The Music You Hear At The Mall?
Read R. Kelly's Queer, Campy 'Closet' Reopens
Read Kennedy Center's New Organ No Longer A Pipe Dream
Read Do Orchestras Really Need Conductors?
Read A Critic Atones
Watch State Department: Andrew W.K. Won't Party In Bahrain On Government Dime
November 26, 2012 – The State Department rescinded an invitation to visit the restive Gulf country.