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Aaron Copland

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Mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato's new album, Eden, is a meditation on the natural world. Sergi Jasanada/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Joyce DiDonato's 'Eden' beckons humanity back to the garden

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Van Cliburn moves through difficult passage in the final round of Tchaikovsky International Piano & Violin competition on April 11, 1958 in Moscow. AP hide caption

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'Dangerous Melodies' Examines Classical Music And American Foreign Relations

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Soprano Dawn Upshaw (second from right) and fellows from Tanglewood's summer program performed the world premiere of Michael Gandolfi's Carroll in Numberland July 25. Boston Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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At 75, Tanglewood's Student Program Holds Focus On New Music And People Making It

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With the presidential election set for Tuesday, we take a look at operas that tackle today's toughest political issues. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Brian Stokes Mitchell records A Lincoln Portrait at NPR's Studio 4A in April. Doriane Raiman/NPR hide caption

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From 'Glee' To Gettysburg: Brian Stokes Mitchell Speaks For Lincoln

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Manhattan, Copland's "Quiet City," at night. Joseph Gareri/iStock hide caption

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Aaron Copland's Forgotten Score Re-Emerges

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Composer Henry Brant took 36 years to transform the "Concord" sonata by Charles Ives into a full-fledged symphony. SFS Media hide caption

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The Alcotts

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