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Marin Alsop directs the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra at the Music Center at Strathmore, in North Bethesda, Md. Astrid Riecken/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the New York Philharmonic, led by music director Alan Gilbert, during the opening of a new season on September 21, 2016 in New York. Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images hide caption

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Lucia Lucas, with cast mate Hidenori Inoue, in a dress rehearsal for the Tulsa Opera's 2019 Don Giovanni production. Shane Bevel Photography/Tulsa Opera hide caption

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'They Know That I'm The Real Deal': Transgender Baritone Makes Opera History

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Leon Redbone performs on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson on April 24, 1991. NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images hide caption

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Leon Redbone, An Unusual Singer From A Bygone Era, Has Died

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Jason Moran and Alicia Hall Moran think deeply about how the past is preserved and kept vital through music and culture. Dawound Bey/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Two Wings: The Music Of Black America In Migration' Celebrates Journey Millions Took

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Richard Ashcroft, frontman of The Verve, poses with his Ivor Novello Award on Wednesday in London. A songwriting dispute had left the Britpop band bereft of royalties from its biggest hit, "Bitter Sweet Symphony." More than 20 years later, the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have signed over their rights. Tristan Fewings/Getty Images hide caption

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Not Bitter, Just Sweet: The Rolling Stones Give Royalties To The Verve

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Kurt Cobain's Used Paper Plate Sold At California Auction

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