Noah Stewart's debut album is entitled Noah. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The monks of The Monastery of Christ in the Desert, on the grounds in Abiquiu, N.M. Sergio Salvador/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Given that we were brass players when we started out, we had a very tall hill to climb just to get people interested in our music," says Canadian Brass founding member Chuck Daellenbach (center). Bo Huang/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jeremy Denk has recently written for The New Yorker and The New York Times Book Review. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On Garth Knox's new album, Saltarello, the adventurous violist creates surprising musical juxtapositions. Dániel Vass/ECM Records hide caption

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Garth Knox: One Viola And 1,000 Years Of Musical History

On his new album, Saltarello, the adventurousviolist creates surprising musical juxtapositions.

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Mohammed Fairouz recently premiered his Symphony No. 3: Poems and Prayers, a choral symphony set to Aramaic, Hebrew and Arabic texts. Samantha West/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jay Hunter Morris has received glowing reviews for his role as Siegfried in the Metropolitan Opera's most recent production of Wagner's Ring Cycle. Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera hide caption

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Jared Angle and Janie Taylor perform in George Balanchine's Symphony in Three Movements. Paul Kolnik hide caption

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Composer Paul Mealor is searching for a voice that can hit a low E --circled in this fragment from his latest piece, De Profundis. Paul Mealor hide caption

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On a new recording, violinist Anne Akiko Meyers plays both solo parts in Bach's Double Concerto — one on each of her two Stradivarius violins. Lisa-Marie Mazzucco/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Anne Akiko Meyers: From Knee Socks To Strads

On her new album, the violinist teams up with herself as she plays her two Stradivarius instruments.

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A piece by Robert Schumann, the German composer and musician, helped spark Alice and Burt Swersey's relationship 53 years ago. Popperfoto/Getty Images hide caption

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Young Love In Ithaca, With Schumann's Help

Alice and Burt Swersey say the composer helped pave the way for their five decades of marriage.

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Glass on Glass: Philip Glass (left) and Ira Glass are second cousins. Pavel Antonov/St. Ann's Warehouse hide caption

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Composer Philip Glass, who helped change the landscape of American music, says he finally knows what he's doing. Steve Pyke hide caption

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Philip Glass At 75: Listening With Heart, Not Intellect

The composer who changed the landscape of American music says he finally knows what he's doing.

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Joshua Bell revisits the classic Violin Sonata by Cesar Franck on his new album. Lisa Marie Mazzucco hide caption

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Richard Strauss' iconic opening to Also Sprach Zarathustra evokes a sense of vastness and power, Marin Alsop says. Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A 1791 painting of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on his deathbed, surrounded by his wife and friends. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Detroit Symphony Orchestra bassist Rick Robinson also founded the chamber ensemble CutTime Players. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cloud and Light, by Tshio Hosokawa, was written for the ancient Japanes instrument called the sho. ECM hide caption

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Miracles of Modern Science are a rock group with a love of jazz and chamber pop — and no need for a guitar. The band's debut album is called Dog Year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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