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Listen Sitar Virtuoso Ravi Shankar Dies At 92
Watch Outspoken Russian Diva And Muse Galina Vishnevskaya Dies At 86
December 11, 2012 – The soprano was known for her electrifying performances and her dissident political views.
Read Rush Is In! The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, That Is
Watch Soprano Lisa Della Casa, Strauss And Mozart Specialist, Dies At 93
December 11, 2012 – The Swiss soprano with the sweet and silvery voice was a regular in Vienna and New York.
Watch Who Should Be In The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame?
Read Remembering Charles Rosen, A Prodigious Pianist And Polymath
December 11, 2012 – The extraordinarily wide-ranging pianist, scholar and essayist died at age 85 on Sunday.
Read Remembering Banda Diva Jenni Rivera
Watch Grammy Nominations 2012: The Comedown
Listen Jenni Rivera: A Beautiful Voice Goes Silent
Read An Unlikely Youth Chorus Comes Together Online
Read Classical Crib Sheet: Top 5 Stories This Week
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.