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Classical Spring: A Musical Tour of the Season

Carnegie Mellon University professor Rob Fallon studies how nature is portrayed in classical music. He talks with host Jennifer Szweda Jordan about how composers Vivaldi, Stravinsky, and Messiaen portrayed the spring season in song.

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Silent Spring's 50th Celebrated in Symphonic Work

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of western Pennsylvania native Rachel Carson's seminal book Silent Spring.

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