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Ann Powers On George Michael's Radical Impact

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Mary Halvorson's latest album, Away With You, is a collection of octets. Peter Gannushkin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Why Mary Halvorson Sounds Like No Other Guitarist

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Don Giovanni (Gerald Finley, left) is pulled down to hell by the ghost of the Commendatore (Alastair Mills) in a Glyndebourne production of Mozart's Don Giovanni. Robbie Jack /Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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"If people are saying, 'This is fresh,' I'm like, 'Well, it shouldn't be.' [Laughs.] I would've killed to hear this," Yola Carter says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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01Fly Away

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My Chemical Romance released its defining album, The Black Parade, on Oct. 23, 2006. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Join The Black Parade: My Chemical Romance And The Politics Of Taste

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"Music is science more than art, and it is the main code of the universe," Vangelis says. Stathis Zalidis/Decca hide caption

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From Composer Vangelis, A True Story Set In Outer Space

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"A Song for You" was recorded at the sessions that produced Donny Hathaway's 1972 album Donny Hathaway Live, but it wasn't included on the original album. More than four decades later, it illustrates how Hathaway merged technique with pure emotion. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Composer Steve Reich, who turned 80 on Oct. 3. Carolyn Cole/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Steve Reich At 80: The Phases Of A Lifetime In Music

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Conductor Neville Marriner. Lukasz Unterschuetz/courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Neville Marriner, Who Recorded The Beloved Soundtrack to 'Amadeus,' Has Died

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