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Music Genres
O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Traditional American Music Takes Root  (Feb 2003)
Between Elvis and the Beatles: Neglected Era Get Its Due  (Jan 2006)
Bill Monroe and the Making of Bluegrass  (Dec 2002)
Bluegrass--A Distinctly American Brand of Music  (Feb 1987)
Celebrating the Carillon: The Heavens Peal  (Jun 1997)
Chinese Music Is Surprisingly Western-Influenced  (Nov 2005)
Debussy, Baudelaire, and Poe: Fascination of the Fantastic  (Mar 1988)
Double Pleasure: Music for Two Pianos  (Oct 1986)
Experience Music Project: Seattle's Imaginative Unmuseum  (Jan 2004)
Independent Rock Labels: A Proliferation of Now  (Sep 2005)
Jamaican Broadcast Ban Curbs “Murder Music”  (Oct 2010)
Japan's Shamisen Boom  (Nov 2003)
Jazz's Origin  (Dec 1986)
Les Paul, Electrifying  (Jul 2003)
Modern Art and All That Jazz (Oct 2012)
Music in Arab Life  (Feb 1987)
Music Marches to Globalization's Drum  (Oct 2007)
Music of the Bible: Development, Destruction, and Discovery  (Dec 1987)
Musical 'Weirdness' Reunited  (Jun 2007)
Passiontide: The Passion Tradition  (Apr 1987)
Resurrecting the Baroque Sound: A Majestic Old Timbre for New Instruments  (May 1988)
Reviewing Our Musical Heritage  (Feb 1990)
Russia's Great Piano Tradition  (Jan 1988)
Second-line Marching Clubs: Inside New Orleans' Black Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs  (Oct 1990)
Steinway's Remedy for Music  (Sep 1992)
Yoshida Brothers Take On America  (Nov 2003)
Zap Mama Provides One Answer To What Is World Music?  (Apr 1994)

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