From medieval Christmas fare to tuba carolers and countless versions of Handel's Messiah, here are some concerts around New York to help you get in the holiday spirit.
Canons are constructed from a theme and a deceptively simple set of rules. The form, in the hands of a master like Bach, is a model of logical as well as musical beauty.
When a new-music ensemble plays Bach, a centuries-old composer suddenly sounds rather modern. Watch the Mivos Quartet's performance at WQXR to find out why.
Philip Glass's complete set of 20 Etudes are released on this disc for the first time, recorded by Maki Namekawa for the composer's Orange Mountain Music label. Stream the album now.
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