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Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers: From Playing In Knee Socks To Owning Two Strads

On her new album, the violinist teams up with herself as she plays her two Stradivarius instruments.
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Get To Know The Song Of The Year Nominees: Bruno Mars, 'Grenade'

The Grammys reward industry insiders, and Mars is no stranger to the business.
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Songs To Spin To, From A Fitness Guru

Justin Rubin teaches a cycling class in Los Angeles that always gets booked up in minutes. The key to his popularity? People love his music.
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New Staging Of 'Yentl' Tells A Transgender Girl's Story

Singer-songwriter Jill Sobule is best known for her hit single "I Kissed a Girl." But today she's taking on a new kind of project: writing original music for a new staging of the play Yentl. Her version shares little with Barbra Streisand's movie musical.
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Russia's Hottest Protest Song, Courtesy Of The Military Elite

An Internet hit is becoming the anthem for Russian protesters as they march against Vladimir Putin's rule. The musicians in the video aren't rock stars; they're veterans of the Russian army.
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The Romantic (And Still Relevant) Sound Of Bolero

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the hosts of NPR Music's Alt. Latino share Latin love songs from a time-honored tradition.

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