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Her Own Musical Blend: Emeli Sande Writes For Herself

The neuroscience major-turned songwriter is bringing her unique mix of pop ballads, soulful belting and dance arrangements to North America for a new tour. Her album, Our Version of Events, is out in the U.S. this week.
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Noah Stewart: From 'Opera Boy' To Singer

The tenor's musical tastes aren't confined to Puccini, Bizet and Strauss. His new, self-titled album gives him a chance to put his mark on everything from American spirituals to Top 40 hits.
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The Beach Boys: The Harmony Is Endless After All

Brian Wilson and Mike Love reminisce about the '60s, Paul McCartney and getting back in the studio.
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A (Very) Young Composer Gets His Chance At The New York Philharmonic

Through the Very Young Composers program, one fifth-grader gets his music played by one of the world's top orchestras. The central idea of the program is to tap into the kids' creative spirit without getting in the way.
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Kelly Hogan: Cashing In An Album's Worth Of Favors

A self-proclaimed "backup singing ninja" with a host of famous friends and admirers, Hogan has just released her first solo album in 11 years.
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How An Author And A Singer Became Musical 'Kin'

Writer Mary Karr and musician Rodney Crowell share more than respect for each other's work. A new collaborative album draws upon their common experiences growing up on the Texas Gulf Coast.

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