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Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams has won the Pulitzer Prize for music with an homage to the sea called Become Ocean.

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April 14, 2014 – Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

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Contralto Marian Anderson sang at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, April 9, 1939, to an estimated crowd of 75,000 people.

Watch Denied A Stage, She Sang For A Nation

April 9, 2014 – Seventy-five years ago, Marian Anderson sang before a crowd of 75,000 at the Lincoln Memorial.

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Rick Blaine, the sentimental tough guy in Casablanca, pined for "As Time Goes By."

Watch Play It Again And Again, Sam

April 7, 2014 – 90 percent of the music we listen to, we've heard before.

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Antique bows were often made with a small piece of ivory that clamps the bow hairs onto the wood.

Read Musicians, Take Note: Your Instrument May Be Contraband

April 7, 2014 – Tighter regulations on ivory coming in and out of the U.S. could have a serious impact on musicians.

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Kristine Opolais made her Madama Butterfly debut as Cio-Cio-San, only to get a last-minute call to play Mimi in La Boheme.

Read Two Leads, Two Deaths In 18 Hours

April 7, 2014 – Soprano Kristine Opolais made Metropolitan Opera history singing back to back Puccini roles.

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Belgian opera impresario Gerard Mortier in Germany in 2003. He died Saturday at age 70.

Watch Gerard Mortier, A Polarizing Impresario Who Transformed Opera

March 10, 2014 – Love or hate his ideas, the impresario shifted public expectations of opera — permanently.

Like many regional orchestras, the Detroit Symphony Orchestra has struggled financially. But after a lot of work, it's set itself on solid footing and become a bright spot in a struggling city.

Watch After A Bitter Struggle, DSO Brings 'Joy' To The People Again

March 9, 2014 – The revitalized Detroit Symphony Orchestra is a bright spot in its struggling city.

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Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, captured around 1733, in a portrait by one of his relatives, Gottlieb Friedrich Bach.

Read A Kid Named Carl Stirs Up The Bach Musical Dynasty

March 8, 2014 – On his birth tricentennial, how Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach helped forge the music of the future.

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Robert Ashley's operas for television redefined the genre.

Watch Robert Ashley: Opera's Misunderstood Innovator

March 4, 2014 – The composer's operas for TV completely rethought the genre for a new generation.

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William Butler of Arcade Fire: not the most typical contender for Best Original Score.

Watch And The Oscar Goes To ... Mr. 'Star Wars' Or Arcade Fire?

February 27, 2014 – The contenders to win an Oscar for Best Original Score in 2014 are anything but typical.

Ice dancing champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White visit the set of the NBC TODAY Show in Sochi on February 18, 2014.

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February 19, 2014 – What does the champ do after winning gold in Sochi? Play Vivaldi on the violin, of course.

ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento, member Katy Perry and president Paul Williams at the 2012 Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Hollywood, Calif.

Read Collecting Money For Songwriters, A 100-Year Tug Of War

February 13, 2014 – For the performing-rights group ASCAP, nearly every victory has come as the result of litigation.

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Violinist-turned-Olympian Vanessa-Mae checks out her fellow skiers in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 10.

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February 12, 2014 – Crossover violinist Vanessa-Mae will be skiing in the women's giant slalom in Sochi next Tuesday.

Takashi Niigaki stepped forward today in Japan as the ghostwriter for popular composer Mamoru Samuragochi — and added another twist to the breaking story.

Watch Update: 'I Have Begun To Hear A Little Again'

February 6, 2014 – And maybe he isn't deaf, either. In the shadow of the Sochi Olympics, a sudden revelation of fraud.

A Stradivarius violin is pictured in December 2009 at the restoration and research laboratory of the Musee de la Musique in Paris.

Read Stolen Stradivarius Found By Milwaukee Police

February 6, 2014 – "Lipinski" was stolen from the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster last week.

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Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Why We Fight About Pop Music

Two music writers dig to the bottom of why other people's bad taste in music bothers us so much.

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral <em>Become Ocean</em>.

Alaskan Composer Wins Pulitzer For 'Become Ocean'

Alaska-based composer John Luther Adams won for his orchestral Become Ocean.

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

Reunited And It Feels A Little Awkward: OutKast At Coachella

The rap duo and its fans might not have the same expectations about this summer's reunion tour.

An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled with desire, fear and self-reflection.

A Debut Symphony That Embraced The World

An action thriller of a symphony, Mahler's First is piled with desire, fear and self-reflection.

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