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New York Polyphony perform Renaissance songs for an In Practice recording session.

Watch In Practice: New York Polyphony

June 20, 2012 – Cathedrals aren't easy to come by, so the vocal group falls back on a modest-sized living room.

Canadian Brass performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Canadian Brass: Tiny Desk Concert

May 26, 2012 – The venerable brass quintet sports virtuosic, fresh-faced players in tried-and-true repertoire.


Pedor Soler and Gaspar Claus perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Pedro Soler And Gaspar Claus: Tiny Desk Concert

May 14, 2012 – The improvisational music of the father-son, guitar-cello duo functions as a beautiful conversation.


Danielle De Niese performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York on Jan. 23, 2012.

Watch Danielle De Niese In Concert

May 3, 2012 – Watch an intense performance by a soprano who mixes rock glam with operatic elegance.

Jeremy Denk reviews notes on The Goldberg Variations.

Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: Contrasting Variations

April 3, 2012 – Denk muses about two opposing variations — the simplistic No. 18 and the brooding No. 25.

Jeremy Denk performs J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations - Variation No. 15.

Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: Bach's 'Dark Jewel'

April 3, 2012 – Denk digs deeper to focus on one of the Goldberg's "dark jewels."

Jeremy Denk discusses the Aria from Bach's Goldberg Variations.

Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations: The Musical DNA

April 3, 2012 – The pianist reveals how Bach's musical DNA is revealed in the beautiful melody fueling the Goldbergs

Jeremy Denk plays The Goldberg Variations at his NYC apartment.

Watch Jeremy Denk vs. The Goldberg Variations

April 3, 2012 – Bach's Goldberg Variations invite a variety of unusual observations from pianist Jeremy Denk.

So Percussion performs a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Jan. 31, 2012.

Watch So Percussion: Tiny Desk Concert

April 2, 2012 – The ensemble employs all kinds of toys, from an amplified cactus to a mug filled with spare change.


Joyce El Khoury and Brian Jadge perform a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices.

Watch Joyce El Khoury And Brian Jagde: Tiny Desk Concert

February 20, 2012 – Hear the fresh-faced opera singers perform Puccini at the NPR Music offices.


Alisa Weilerstein performs at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Watch Alisa Weilerstein: Playing Bach With The Fishes

February 16, 2012 – Weilerstein serenades the sea creatures at the National Aquarium in Baltimore with music by Bach.

Ingudeson & Joo performing at NPR headquarters on Feb. 2, 2012.

Watch Igudesman And Joo: 'I Will Survive'

February 13, 2012 – The classical comedy duo relishes overturning traditional attitudes toward classical music.


Jake Schepps and Expedition Quartet perform at the Tiny Desk Concert on Oct. 12, 2011.

Watch Jake Schepps' Expedition Quartet: Tiny Desk Concert

January 19, 2012 – Banjo master Schepps and friends create an intriguing goulash of Bartók, bluegrass and bebop.


Mantra performs at Lowe's for a Field Recording

Watch Mantra: Post-Minimalist Percussion In Aisle 12

January 12, 2012 – A hardware store proved an ideal setting for a performance of Timber, written for six two-by-fours.

Gil Shaham Field Recording at Hirshhorn Museum

Watch Gil Shaham: A Violinist's Day At The Museum

January 12, 2012 – Violinist Gil Shaham performs an impromptu Bach recital at the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum.

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