Staff Picks categorized 'music'

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The language tells stories, but also sings songs.
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One Giant Leap

Love, murder, loyalty, betrayal, political intrigue. This sounds like a recipe for an episode from a current television melodrama. It is also the perfect blend for an opera. Pittsburgh Opera opens its 2017-2018 season with Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca.
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New Wave of Rockographies

A collection of rock biographies covering artists of the New Wave genre.
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The Pinkney Dynasty

What each Pinkney family member has in common is producing stellar children’s books for their readers to enjoy.
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Riddle Me This

Pittsburgh Opera continued its recent season with Puccini’s final opera, Turandot. Explore more about Turandot through the CD, DVD and book recommendations on this list. Hope to see you at the opera!
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"Me Time" Tunes

If you need a break, and you enjoy innovative new sounds, nods to nostalgic jazz, and flawless, soulful vocals, this assortment of albums is just for you.
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A Guide to 20th Century Art Music

The 20th century classical music scene saw its share of bizarre, sublime, and fascinating art. This sampling shows just how diverse classical music can be.