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Russian soprano Galina Vishnevskaya with her husband, Russian cellist, conductor and composer Mstislav Rostropovich in 1959. Erich Auerbach/Getty Images hide caption

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Classical Music's Greatest Love Stories, On And Offstage

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President Nixon pardons a turkey in 1969. There's quite a celebratory banquet scene in the John Adams opera, Nixon in China. Nixon White House Photographs Series/The U.S. National Archives via Flickr hide caption

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'Don Giovanni' To 'Nixon In China': Holiday Feasts In Opera

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Turkey, Cranberries And Composers At The Table

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If Abraham Lincoln Had An iPod

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Musical Families For Thanksgiving

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Stravinsky's Riotous 'Rite of Spring'

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Italian: The Language That Sings

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Heifetz and Kreisler: Setting Standards for the Violin

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For Thanksgiving, the Other Kind of Drumsticks

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Organ Music: Pulling Out All the Stops

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