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12:15 pm
Fri July 13, 2012

Tanglewood Celebrates 75th With Free Web Stream

The scene at Tanglewood.
courtesy of Tanglewood

Originally published on Sun July 15, 2012 9:53 am

On July 20, 1958, at Tanglewood — the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra — pianist Leon Fleisher played an electrifying Brahms First Piano Concerto with the orchestra under its former music director, Pierre Monteux. This remarkable teaming has not been heard since then.

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11:40 am
Fri July 13, 2012

L.A. Soul, Chilean Hip-Hop, Colombian Cumbia And More

We start off this week's show with Miguel's "Party Life."
courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Mon July 16, 2012 2:46 pm

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All Songs Considered Blog
11:33 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Song Premiere: Malka Spigel, 'See It Sideways'

Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 11:56 am

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Deceptive Cadence
10:58 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Sweatin' To The (Really) Oldies

Pablo Helguera

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 3:22 pm

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Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist working with sculpture, drawing, photography and performance. You can see more of his work at Artworld Salon and on his own site.

10:33 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Mary Flower And Pat Donohue On Mountain Stage

Mary Flower and Pat Donohue perform on Mountain Stage in Grand Marais, Minn., at the North House Folk School.
Stephan Hoglund Mountain Stage

The guitar-slinging duo of Pat Donohue and Mary Flower kicked off this Mountain Stage road show, recorded on the shore of Lake Superior in Grand Marais, Minn. As the house guitarist for A Prairie Home Companion, Pat Donohue is one of America's most gifted players, and one of a select few to have a Martin signature model that bears his name. His song "Would You Like to Play the Guitar" is one of the most insightful and funny songs ever written about the life of a working musician.

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