Michael Giacchino (left), pictured with director Colin Trevorrow, composed the music for this summer's Jurassic World, the latest score in a prolific, blockbuster career. Maria Giacchino hide caption

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Karim Wasfi, conductor of the Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra, at his home in Baghdad, has been playing his cello at the sites of explosive attacks in Baghdad. Ahmed Qusay for NPR hide caption

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Composer, librettist and conductor Matthew Aucoin in rehearsal. Jeremy Daniel/American Repertory Theater hide caption

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The Minnesota Orchestra under the direction of conductor Osmo Vanska (center) performs during a concert at the Cuban National Theater in Havana on Friday. Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sina Shahbazmohamadi places a 3-D printed copy of a recorder foot joint into a measuring device in a lab at the University of Connecticut's Center for Clean Energy Engineering. Peter Morenus/UConn hide caption

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Composer Julia Wolfe has won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for music for Anthracite Fields, an oratorio about coal miners and their families. Peter Serling hide caption

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Salón Los Angeles is the oldest dance hall in Mexico City. It's here that well-dressed couples dance to danzón. Courtesy of Betto Arcos hide caption

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Timpani are also called kettledrums. These instruments crafted by Antonio Stradivari were, for a time, more kettles than drums. DEA Picture Library/De Agostini/Getty Images hide caption

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Owner Heidi Rogers Tuesday at her famous Manhattan shop, Frank Music Company, before the store's final closing Friday. Judging silently from on high is composer Igor Stravinsky. Anastasia Tsioulcas/NPR hide caption

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House of Cards stars Kevin Spacey as the ruthless politician Frank Underwood. David Giesbrecht/Netflix hide caption

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Chinese conductor Long Yu. P.A.D. Studio/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Timothy Spall as the British painter J.M.W. Turner in Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner, whose score is nominated for an Oscar. Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Ralph Fiennes and Tony Revolori as hotel concierge M. Gustave and his lobby-boy confidante, Zero, in The Grand Budapest Hotel. Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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The Dallas Street Choir performed in T-shirts, then changed into formalwear for the Street Requiem. Baritone Russell Rodriguez is in front, far right, in an orange T-shirt. Courtesy of Mark Mullaney hide caption

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Kevin Burdette stars in Everest as Beck Weathers, a Dallas doctor who survived a deadly blizzard on the mountain in 1996. Karen Almond/The Dallas Opera hide caption

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Alan Gilbert, music director of the New York Philharmonic, has announced he will step down in 2017. Chris Lee/New York Philharmonic hide caption

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