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Novels Aren’t Movies: Or, Why The Book is Always Better

The Music of Flame: The Orchestral Music of Alexander Scriabin

Landscapes in Sound: Seven Composers in Their “Natural” Environment

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The Bard of Finland: Jean Sibelius

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Escaping the Cliche of Canon: 5 Lesser-Known Works of Mozart

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Rachmaninov in St. Louis: the Complete Vox Box Recordings

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