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Top 5 Odes to the Working Man (and Woman)

Throughout history, composers have recognized and celebrated the efforts of working men and women. Here are our top five, in honor of Labor Day.

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'Maestro' or 'Conductor?' Terminology Sparks Critical Spat

One critic says the word "maestro" (and "maestra") has been overused and it's time to give it a rest. Another critic accuses him of sexism.

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Listen: Neville Marriner Leads Academy of St. Martin in the Fields

Hear how Sir Neville Marriner became the oldest conductor to lead the Proms, in a program with Joshua Bell. Listen to the archived show.