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On his new album, Sean Shibe ditches his nylon-strung classical guitar for a Fender Stratocaster. Iga Gozdowska/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Sean Shibe, a shape-shifting artist, redefines the idea of a classical guitarist

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The composer Julius Eastman died in 1990, but his music is experiencing a renaissance. The Los Angeles-based group Wild Up's jubilant recording of his 1974 work Femenine is one of the most remarkable classical albums of the year. Ron Hammond hide caption

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Igor Stravinsky conducting the Philharmonic Orchestra in rehearsal at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Terry Fincher/Getty Images hide caption

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'Symphony of Psalms'

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