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Bringing Context into the Concert Hall
Politics inevitably found a way into the works of composers like Bernstein and Shostakovich.
Five Things to Know About Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time
Five things you should know about Messiaen’s World War II–era chamber music masterpiece.
Six Jazz Classics and the Fight for Civil Rights
Learn about Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Nina Simone, and more with Carnegie Hall.