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The mayor of Cremona, Italy, blocked traffic during five weeks of recording and asked residents to please keep quiet so master musicians could play four instruments — note by note — for posterity.

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February 13, 2019

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What Music Does A Conductor Listen To As His Country Falls Apart?

February 8, 2019

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The warm-voiced, and much admired, singer eschewed the glitzy life of an opera star to concentrate on the art of vocal communication.

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