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Revved-up Vivaldi, Persian Bamboo And Soaring Spirituals: New Classical Albums

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Ensemble Matheus At Carnegie Hall

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Composer Max Richter's new album takes on Vivaldi's Four Seasons. Erik Weiss/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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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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Marie-Nicole Lemieux as the crazed title character in 'Orlando Furioso.' Alvaro Yañez/Champs-Elysées Theatre hide caption

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Hear An Introduction To 'Orlando Furioso'

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Janine Jansen's career took off when she released one of the first classical hits on iTunes. Sara Wilson/Decca hide caption

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Janine Jansen: Portrait Of A Rising Violinist

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Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano, won the 2010 Gramophone Artist of the Year award. Sheila Rock hide caption

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William Byrd: "Domine non sum dignus" (The Cardinall's Musick/Andrew Carwood, dir.)

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Hear Venice Baroque Play Vivaldi In Boston

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Hear Ted Libbey and Fred Child Recommend Vivaldi's '4 Seasons'

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