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Elgar's 'Enigma' Still Keeps Music Detectives Busy

March 15, 2018

When Edward Elgar debuted what came to be called his "Enigma Variations" in 1899, he left tantalizing clues in the score about a mystery contained in the music.

Michael Tilson Thomas: Why Is Music So Good At Conveying Emotion?

March 9, 2018

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas traces the history of classical music, revealing its power to present a variety of complex human emotions.

18-Year-Old Mozart: The Justin Bieber Of His Day?

March 1, 2018

Classical music columnist Fran Hoepfner draws comparisons between Bieber and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when they were both 18 years old.

Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood On The Music Of 'Phantom Thread'

February 26, 2018

The guitarist and arranger for one of the world's biggest rock bands is also a composer, whose work on Paul Thomas Anderson's latest film is up for an Oscar.

George Li's 'Sensible Route' To Piano Prominence

February 21, 2018

The young musician, whose career has begun to fully blossom, charts his own course, with successful stops at the Tchaikovsky Competition and Harvard University.

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