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Claude Debussy, photographed ca. 1908. He died 100 years ago on March 25, 1918. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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14La plus que lente

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    La plus que lente
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    Claude Debussy: The Complete Works
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Riccardo Muti leads the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a concert of powerhouse orchestral works at Carnegie Hall. AJ Wilhelm for NPR Music hide caption

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Carnegie Hall Live: The Chicago Symphony Plays A Colorful Concert

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The adventurous Ebene Quartet kicks off a week of live chamber music at the Greene Space at WQXR in New York. Herve Martin/Virgin Classics hide caption

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Chamber Music In The Greene Space: The Ebene Quartet

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Reneé Fleming (right) and Susan Graham — two "cheerful Americans" often mistaken for each other — are planning an intimate evening of French song. Craig T. Mathew/Mathew Imaging hide caption

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Reneé Fleming And Susan Graham At Carnegie Hall

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Composer John Luther Adams accepts enthusiastic applause from the Carnegie Hall audience after the New York premiere of his 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning piece, Become Ocean, performed by the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Melanie Burford/for NPR Music hide caption

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Seattle Symphony, New Pulitzer Winner At Carnegie Hall

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Marc-Andre Hamelin plays one of his own transcriptions of a second-hand arrangement of an old French chanson in the Performance Today studio. Fran Kaufman hide caption

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Hear Marc-Andre Hamelin At The Performance Today Studio

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Hear Yolanda Kondonassis And Friends In The APM Studio

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N.Y. Philharmonic Bids Farewell To Clarinetist

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Chicago Symphony Tops U.S. Orchestras

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Hear Franz Welser-Möst discuss Debussy and the Cleveland Orchestra

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Hear Leif Ove Andsnes play Grieg in the WGBH studio

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Debussy, Schubert at Chamber Music Northwest

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