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Through the centuries, composers have found inspiration in history's lowest moments — works of tragedy, works of inspiration. Host Guy Raz speaks with St. Louis Symphony conductor David Robertson and Washington Post classical critic Anne Midgette about some of the highlights in classical composition inspired by tragedy.
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