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Quite Candid: Cameron Carpenter's 'If You Could Read My Mind' Top-Selling Album in U.S.

Quite Candid: Cameron Carpenter's 'If You Could Read My Mind' Top-Selling Album in U.S. >>

ews came that NPR was streaming organist Cameron Carpenter's upcoming album If You Could Read My Mind, anticipation heightened. Last week, thus, Cameron Carpenter had the top-selling classical album in the U.S., beating Benjamin Grosvenor on Decca records.

'Classical Style' Takes a Humorous Approach Thanks to Steven Stucky's Latest 'Opera (of Sorts)' at the Ojai Music Festival

Charles Rosenkavalier: Denk and Stucky's 'Classical Style' Gets Humorous at Ojai Music Festival in California >>

The musical stylings of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven come under a close lens at Charles Rosen's The Classical Style.

Quickies for Nov. 22, 2013: John F. Kennedy Assassination 50 Years Later...in Music >>

Tracking Down a Musical Witness to the Day a Savior was Murdered [The Times of Israel, James Inverne]

What's that whisper? Wireless headphone opera in busy train station

L.A. Dance Project's 'Invisible Cities' at L.A. Amtrak's Union Station >>

Los Angeles Times music critic Mark Swed called "Invisible Cities" a "startlingly ambitious project" - one that "could be, and should be, done anywhere."

EXCLUSIVE: John Cage & Lejaren Hiller's 'HPSCHD' @ Eyebeam

EXCLUSIVE: John Cage & Lejaren Hiller's 'HPSCHD' @ Eyebeam [VIDEO] >>

Once more, Classicalite told you this was going to be an "epic."

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