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History of Western Music Series, Part Five

History of Western Music Series, Part Five

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All week we've been talking with musicologist Richard Taruskin, who wrote The Oxford History of Western Music, published by Oxford University Press. We wrap up the conversation today by talking about the future. Where is classical music going? Then we hear the Kronos Quartet playing the third movement of a piece called "Different Trains," by Steve Reich.

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