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Legend of Zelda and the (re)birth of the Ocarina
How video games repopularized an obscure wind instrument!
Music of the Baroque Pays Tribute to Its Past, Chicago in Windy City Program
"I’ve been with this group now for over 20 years. It is glorious."
Playlist: Classical Music for Reading
Whether you're poring over a biography, traversing a novel, or perhaps writing something yourself, WFMT’s reading playlist is made to help you relax, focus, and get lost in literature.
6 Studs Terkel Conversations With Native American Artists, Scholars, and Activists
Studs Terkel was committed to evolving, expanding, and examining our conception of who made up the USA.
Playlist: The Most Nostalgic Classical Music
Beloved music that is sure to conjure up fond, warm memories.
How Bach’s Toccata and Fugue in D minor became Halloween’s theme song
The music of Bach’s Toccata and Fugue owes much of its spookiness to the drama it employs.
The last new Beatles song, ‘Now And Then,’ will be released next week
The song was written and recorded in sketch form by the late John Lennon in the late 1970s. McCartney, Starr and the late George Harrison worked on it in the 1990s but were stymied by technical limitations.
Lidiya Yankovskaya to Depart COT at End of Season
As one of the very few women music directors of a major US opera company, Yankovskaya is respected for her leadership, artistic vision, as well as her inventive programming.
Opera on Film: 6 Movies that Showcase Opera’s Drama, Emotion, Glamor, and Beauty
What does one of the grandest artforms look like on the big screen? Check out some of our favorite portrayals of opera in the movies.
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