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Watch Strange Arrangements: Beethoven With A Salsa Beat

October 27, 2010 – See Beethoven's 5th symphony move to a mambo rhythm, and hear other classical transformations.

The Paris-based Ebene Quartet

Listen Ebene Quartet: Genre-Bending At WNYC WNYC

August 24, 2010 – Hear the versatile French quartet play surf, jazz and classical music in the studio. WNYC

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Pelleas

Listen Psychological Slow Burn: 'Pelléas and Mélisande' WDAV

July 9, 2010 – Debussy's dreamy, cerebral thriller proves that opera needn't be loud to be intense. WDAV

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The Dante Quartet

Listen Dante Quartet: Stirring Up Impressionist Energy

March 17, 2010 – The group etches out finely brushed musical shapes in the Debussy and Ravel string quartets.

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Listen Claude Debussy's Painterly Preludes

September 29, 2009 – The subtle, elusive quality of Debussy's 24 preludes is captured perfectly by pianist Paul Jacobs.

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Listen Marc Andre Hamelin: The Praiseworthy Pianist APM

August 20, 2009 – Hear the pianist indulge his eclectic taste in music with a performance at the APM studios. APM

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Listen Yolanda Kondonassis: Impressions Of The Harp APM

June 26, 2009 – The adventurous harpist plays impressionist music by Toru Takemitsu and his hero, Claude Debussy. APM

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Listen Debussy's La Mer

June 23, 2009 – Claude Debussy's La Mer is an impressionistic vision of the sheer power of the ocean.

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Read Cliburn Competition Awards Two Gold Medals

June 7, 2009 – Hear the Gold Medalists at the Cliburn Competition, held every four years in Fort Worth, Texas.

Listen N.Y. Philharmonic Bids Farewell To Clarinetist

June 2, 2009 – After 60 years, Stanley Drucker gives his final performances with the orchestra.

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Winter street

Listen Debussy: A World Revealed In Two Footsteps

February 18, 2009 – Discover the simple beauty and radical sound world of Claude Debussy's "Footsteps in the Snow."

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Listen Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras

November 21, 2008 – A new poll in Gramophone magazine ranks it among the top 20 orchestras in the world.

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Listen Debussy's Musical Game of Deception

July 12, 2008 – The composer's ballet Jeux, includes story about tennis and music flying in all directions.

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Listen Leif Ove Andsnes: Pianist on the Precipice WGBH

February 22, 2008 – Norwegian pianist Leif Ove Andsnes takes music of his compatriot, Edvard Grieg, to the WGBH studio. WGBH

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