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Deceptive Cadence

Beethoven's Life, Liberty And Pursuit Of Enlightenment

Growing up in a progressive city, Ludwig van Beethoven embraced the ideals of the Enlightenment, the philosophical movement that shook Europe and helped shape the composer's music.

Roots Kupla
Serenity Kupla

Cleavon Gilman, an emergency room physician and former combat medic, says three colleagues have died from the coronavirus. "You can actually die at your job now, and that's never really been an issue before," he says. Cleavon Gilman hide caption

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Cleavon Gilman

ER Doctor Says He Walks Into A 'War Zone' Every Day

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Rise Up Now Cleavon MD
Chrono Monma
Sequences Monma

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Google Hit With 2nd Lawsuit Testing Its Monopoly Power — This One Over Digital Ads

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Jho's Beat Makaya McCraven
Tasha's Tune Makaya McCraven
Field Tycho
Source Tycho

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Beethoven's Life, Liberty And Pursuit Of Enlightenment

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Piano Sonata No. 21 in C major ("Waldstein"), Op. 53 [3. Rondo: Allegretto moderato] Stephen Kovacevich
Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 [3. Presto] Orchestre Revolutionnaire et Romantique, John Eliot Gardiner (conductor)
Still Life Brontide
Red Gold Brontide
Dog Walker Lapa
Dropping Bows Lapa feat. Cedar Miller
Can't Let Go, Juno Kishi Bashi

Instead of going to college this fall, Brian Williams got a job at a Jimmy John's near his home in Stafford, Texas. He says paying for college was always going to be hard, but it was even harder to justify the expense during a pandemic. Scott Dalton for NPR hide caption

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'Losing A Generation': Fall College Enrollment Plummets For 1st-Year Students

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