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For Holst's 'The Planets,' one fan's online quest to rank every recording is out of this world

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49min 41sec

Major Themes: Our top picks in classical music for July, with a modern summer twist

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Major Themes: Our top classical picks, from moms to mermaids to 'Mass'

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This royal wedding playlist is perfect for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

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1hr 8min

Major Themes: Our top classical picks, from Bach to Brahms and beyond

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Top Score: Robert Elhai makes a splash in Hollywood and beyond

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NPR's top 10 classical albums of 2017

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