Tikva Records was founded as an independent Jewish record label in 1947. For the next 30 years, it would record everything from folk songs to klezmer pop. A new compilation celebrates the now-defunct label, which once recorded some of the Jewish music world's biggest names.
The Miracles of Modern Science are a five-piece rock band whose members play upright bass, violin, mandolin, cello and drums. The Brooklyn group discusses rocking out with classical instrumentation, and performs live in NPR's Studio 4A.
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