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A Struggling City Finds Inspiration In Classical Music

The symphony of beleaguered Stockton, Calif., is premiering a new piece of music from Israeli composer Avner Dorman. Organizers say they hope it will help heal old wounds.
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Bruce Springsteen: A Universal, Original 'Wrecking Ball'

Springsteen told Rolling Stone that Wrecking Ball is "as direct a record as I ever made." It's also one of his most stylistically diverse, including elements of gospel and hip-hop as well as rock and the blues. Rock critic Ken Tucker says the music "testifies to a bottomless ingenuity, invention and exhilaration."
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Songs We Love: Disney Songwriters The Sherman Brothers

NPR staffers celebrate the men behind "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" with their memories.
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Bahamas On World Cafe

Hear the indie-folk singer Afie Jurvanen perform his breezy, honest love songs on today's show.
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Disney Songwriter Robert Sherman Has Died

He and his brother wrote "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" and "It's a Small World."

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