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And all that Jazz

Jazz and classical music—an unlikely friendship? Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin, and Duke Ellington started the conversation, and we want to listen.

This Week in Music History: Yehudi Menuhin is born (1916)

Violinist Yehudi Menuhin broke borders both national and musical, earning praise from the likes of Ravi Shankar, Duke Ellington, and Albert Einstein along the way.

This Week in Music History: Montserrat Caballé is born (1933)

Freddie Mercury described Monserrat Caballé's voice as “the best in the world.” Caballé was a born diva, and in 1964, became an instant star...

Portraits of Contemporary Composers: Playlist

Celebrating the composers who invite us to listen to the world anew — an amplified cactus? Why not?! But is there a (12-tone) method to their madness?