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Kelli O'Hara as Laura Brown, Renée Fleming as Clarissa Vaughan, and Joyce DiDonato as Virginia Woolf in Kevin Puts's "The Hours." Evan Zimmerman/Met Opera hide caption

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Three superstar divas power opera 'The Hours' - coming to movie theaters everywhere.

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Daddy Yankee helped build a global market for reggaeton — but he also illustrated how much political power the genre wields. Victor Bizar Gomez for NPR hide caption

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Drummer Nate Smith arranges funky grooves with strings attached

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The key change has been used by musicians like Beyoncé, Travis Scott, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys and Michael Jackson for decades. Nowadays, it's getting harder and harder to find in top songs. Kevin Winter/The Recording Academy/Getty Images; Rick Kern/Getty Images; Ron Galella/Getty Images; GARCIA/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images hide caption

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Where did all the key changes go?

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Julieta Venegas on World Cafe

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The Mexican band Son Rompe Pera, one of the highlights of the 2022 edition of the WOMEX festival. Marc van der Aa/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Three global bands to look out for, courtesy of WOMEX

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On CAZIMI, Caitlin Rose's first new album in nine years, the songwriter has found new ways to add to her music's depth and dimension. Laura E. Partain/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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At the Appalachian School of Luthiery in Hindman, Ky., days after July's catastrophic floods, luthier Kris Patrick searches through the mud-caked remains of instruments and materials. Arden S. Barnes/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Planet Money Records Vol. 2: The Negotiation

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Bassist Jamaaladeen Tacuma reflects on his journey down a 'Dirt Road' in N. Carolina

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Bono discusses his new memoir, 'Surrender,' and the faith at U2's core

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The Culture Corner: Janet Jackson's 'The Velvet Rope' turns 25

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Singer and songwriter iLe's third album, 'Nacarile,' finds a world deeply in flux

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