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'Shakespeare In Music & Words' Marks 400 Years Since The Bard's Death

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The Colorist & Emiliana Torrini's self-titled album is out now. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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In The Colorist, Emiliana Torrini Has Met Her True Match

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The Naqsh Duo's debut album is called Narrante. Hessam Samavatian/ECM hide caption

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05Parlando

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Kacey Musgraves Invites You To Spend Christmas On An Island Paradise

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Remembering The Jazz Greats Who Died In 2016

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Daveed Diggs (left) greets Rafael Casal onstage to emcee the Brave New Voices poetry slam finals at the Kennedy Center on July, 16, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bars Medley': Classic Literature Remixed Into Hip-Hop And Verse

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William Bell collaborated with producer John Leventhal on an album titled This Is Where I Live. Ginette Callaway hide caption

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Ken Tucker's Top 10 Favorite Albums Of 2016

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Alia Shawkat stars as Dory in the TBS comedy Search Party. Courtesy of Turner hide caption

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A Critic's Year-End 'Ghost File': Books, Movies And TV Shows He Didn't Review

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Musgraves Mixes Melancholy And Melodies On 'A Very Kacey Christmas'

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Childish Gambino's new album, "Awaken, My Love!", is out now. Ibra Ake/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Childish Gambino's New Album Is A Funky Left Turn

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Singer Allyson Seconds Revitalizes Power-Pop On 'Little World'

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Ennio Morricone's new recording with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra, Morricone 60, is out now. Jelmer de Haas/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'Morricone 60': An Orchestra-Infused Look At A 60-Year Career

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