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Ludwig van Beethoven
"Ich bin der schneider Kakadu", Op. 121a (10 Variations on Müller's Song)
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Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier: Act III, Trio & final duet "Marie Theres', wie gut Sie ist..Ist ein Traum.Spür' nur dich"

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Benjamin Zander: How Does Music Transform Us?

November 10, 2017

Years of conducting a world-famous orchestra have shown Benjamin Zander the power of classical music. He says music speaks to our emotions — and has the ability to reach everybody.

150 Psalms, 12 Days: Music for Challenging Times At The White Light Festival

November 5, 2017

One hundred fifty composers, from the 12th century to today, are part of The Psalms Experience, performances of all 150 psalms during Lincoln Center's White Light Festival in New York.

Carmen on the Couch: Analyzing Bizet's Bold Heroine

October 25, 2017

She smokes and drinks and brings men to their knees just by crooning a breathy Habanera. She's Carmen, the supreme diva of operatic femmes fatales, the controversial heroine of Bizet's popular opera.

Looking for a few good Classical Music Podcasts?

October 23, 2017

Whether listening in the car, at the gym, or while making dinner, these programs are a great way to quickly learn about the sometimes intimidating world of classical music.

At 82, A Former College Security Guard Debuts His Opera

October 12, 2017

Richard White is now long retired. But the Manchester, New Hampshire, native is seeing his other career finally gain traction.

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