Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel star in Youth as the fictional composer Fred Ballinger and his filmmaker friend Mick Boyle. Gianni Fiorito/Fox Searchlight hide caption

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'We Use Music To Understand Where We Are': David Lang On The Music Of 'Youth'

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"Canadian culture is so new and almost nonexistent that it's easy for us to see through the eyes of other nations," says Mychael Danna of his scores. Danna won the 2013 Academy Award for his score for Life of Pi. 20th Century Fox hide caption

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A Week With Musical Storytellers Of The Silver Screen

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Soprano Jessye Norman leaves the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York on Thursday after taping the Late Show with David Letterman. Ray Tamarra/WireImage hide caption

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Guest DJ Jessye Norman: From Augusta To Valhalla

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Philippe Jaroussky's new album is Farinelli: Porpora Arias. Marc Ribes /Erato/Warner Classics hide caption

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Philippe Jaroussky And The Impossibly High Male Voice

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Star violinist Gil Shaham, whose newest recording project surveys the wildly different violin concertos of the 1930s. Luke Ratray/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Gil Shaham And When The World 'Got Much Smaller, Much Faster'

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Soprano Maria Slatinaru and bass Paul Plishka perform in a 1986 production of Verdi's La Forza del Destino at the San Francisco Opera. Ron Scherl/Redferns hide caption

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Verdi's 'La Forza,' Born Under A Bad Sign

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The traditional Jewish Kaddish prayer gets turned on its head in Leonard Bernstein's Symphony No. 3. Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Leonard Bernstein's 'Kaddish' Symphony: A Crisis Of Faith

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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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Clouds, Concertos And A Trip To Fiji: New Classical Albums

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Composer Steve Reich. Wonge Bergmann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Steve Reich Discuss 'WTC 9/11'

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NOW Ensemble's new album Awake features five so-called indie classical composers. New Amsterdam hide caption

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Tenors, Indie Sounds And Scarlatti: New Classical Albums

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Michael Daugherty draws inspiration from the comic books he enjoyed when he was young. Naxos Records hide caption

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Superman Symphony's Surprise Grammy Nominations

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