Chinese composer Tan Dun's latest work, Nu-Shu: The Secret Songs ofWomen, was inspred by an ancient language spoken in a remote area of Tan's home province of Hunan.
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Composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein, shown here conducting the New York Philharmonic orchestra in 1963, was a legend in American music. Letters to and from Bernstein have been compiled into The Leonard Bernstein Letters, a new book edited by Nigel Simeone.
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