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Hunting and gathering music for your Thanksgiving holiday? Check out our playlist.

Read Don't Forget The Music: A Well-Seasoned Thanksgiving Soundtrack

November 19, 2012 – Our suggestions for a Turkey Day playlist, brimming with American sounds.

Soprano Cheryl Barker (as Jenůfa) and tenor Peter Wedd (as Luca) sing in a production of Leoš Janáček's Jenůfa from Opera Australia.

Read Talk Like An Opera Geek: Wading Into The 20th Century

April 18, 2012 – Opera reinvents itself in the hands of innovative composers facing a new century.

A Damsel in Distress

Read Astaire, Burns, Allen In 'Distress' In London Town

November 15, 2011 – A 1937 Gershwin film features some of the brothers' best tunes and some delightful ensemble dances.

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Gustavo Dudamel leads the L.A. Philharmonic and pianist Herbie Hancock in an all-Gershwin season opener.

Read L.A. Philharmonic Goes Gershwin In Opening Night Gala KUSC

September 26, 2011 – Hear the whole concert with superstar conductor Gustavo Dudamel and guest pianist Herbie Hancock. KUSC

Audra McDonald (left) and Norm Lewis play the title characters in a new and controversial take on Porgy and Bess.

Read 'Porgy And Bess': Messing With A Classic

August 21, 2011 – A new production of the classic Gershwin opera takes a surprisingly story-driven approach.

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Michael Feinstein sings Gershwin, with strings.

Watch With Strings Attached: Michael Feinstein Sings Gershwin

July 28, 2011 – Watch what happens when the celebrated cabaret artist sings Gershwin with a string quartet.

Gordon Goodwin arranged "Rhapsody In Blue" for his Big Phat Band.

Read A Big, Phat 'Rhapsody In Blue'

June 10, 2011 – Jazz musician Gordon Goodwin has arranged George Gershwin's piece for his brassy Big Phat Band.

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Judy Garland (right) sang "I Got Rhythm" in the 1943 movie version of the 1930s musical Girl Crazy.

Read Evolution Of A Song: 'I Got Rhythm' WBGO

February 9, 2011 – Little did George Gershwin know that his lovable song would evolve into something far greater. WBGO

Matt Haimovitz

Listen Matt Haimovitz And His Wayward Cello

November 9, 2010 – The classical cellist has meandered in many musical directions. This time, jazz with eight cellos.

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Which composer would you choose to have dinner with?

Read Dead Composers At Your Dinner Table

November 5, 2010 – This week, we asked the question: which long-gone composer would make the perfect dinner guest.

Listen Marin Alsop's Shared Musical Roots

November 14, 2009 – The Baltimore conductor programs a season that explores cultural and musical connections.

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Watch 'From The Top': 10 Years Of Classical Kids

September 6, 2009 – The radio showcase for young musicians celebrates by catching up with some of its illustrious alums.

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Listen Rhapsody In Blue: Gershwin At His Greatest

June 30, 2009 – Leonard Bernstein performs American music with mid-century flair in this 1959 recording.

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An attention-grabbing opening can be the key to a successful composition.

Listen Bold Beginnings: The Art Of The Opening Notes

January 5, 2009 – Hear Rob Kapilow discuss the ways composers can set a tone in their works' opening seconds.

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American composer George Gershwin in 1925.

Listen A Languid Look Back To Gershwin's 'Summertime'

October 23, 2008 – Revisit the summer of 2008 by reveling in George Gershwin's languid, gently rocking "Summertime."

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