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Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads the Philadelphia Orchestra, one of two leading American orchestras offering no music composed by women in the upcoming season. Jan Regan/Philadelphia Orchestra hide caption

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The Sound Of Silence: Female Composers At The Symphony

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Mezzo-soprano Aleks Romano performs in Carmen in Concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. on April 21, 2018. Shannon Finney/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

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Composer Thea Musgrave, at 90, is still composing music. Kate Mount/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thea Musgrave, The 90-Year-Old Composer With 80 Players In The Bullpen

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'Cello Bae' Sheku Kanneh-Mason Wins Worldwide Fans After Royal Wedding

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Saoirse Ronan plays newlywed Florence in On Chesil Beach, in theaters now. Bleecker Street hide caption

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Classical Music Captures A Young Wife's Anxiety In 'On Chesil Beach'

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Leonard Bernstein composing in 1955. Al Ravenna/Library of Congress hide caption

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'Something Develops Onstage Called Love': Baltimore Symphony's Bernstein Centennial

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The London Symphony Orchestra, performing with conductor Valery Gergiev in London's Trafalgar Square in May 2016. Eamonn M. McCormack/Getty Images for BMW & London Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Ballerinas of the New York City Ballet perform Serenade by George Balanchine at the Mariinsky theatre in St.Petersburg, July 30, 2003. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shall We Dance: Balanchine Sets Tchaikovsky In Motion

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Arvo Pärt's four symphonies — newly recorded for ECM — trace a 45-year journey the composer took in finding his true style. Birgit Püve/ECM Records hide caption

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Connecting The Dots On Arvo Pärt's Symphonic Journey

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"We're reduced to being something on sight," says Lawrence Brownlee. The tenor sings a new song cycle with music by Tyshawn Sorey and words by Terrance Hayes. Shervin Lainez/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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A New Song Cycle Contemplates Blackness

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On Brad Mehldau's new album, he alternates keyboard works by J.S. Bach with his own jazz-inflected explorations. Michael Wilson/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'After Bach' Offers Brad Mehldau's Well-Tempered Jazz

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Sopranos Emily Pulley (left) and Jennifer Zetlan perform in the On Site Opera production of Morning Star. Pavel Antonov/Courtesy of On Site Opera hide caption

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'Morning Star' Opera Sheds New Light On Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Of 1911

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Claude Debussy, photographed ca. 1908. He died 100 years ago on March 25, 1918. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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14La plus que lente

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    La plus que lente
    Album
    Claude Debussy: The Complete Works
    Artist
    Claude debussy
    Label
    Warner Classics
    Released
    2018

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