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Zither from the collections of the German American Heritage Center

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German American Heritage Center

The zither, commonly found in southern Germany and other parts of alpine Europe, produces the “oompahs” so typical of German folk music.

Image of choreographer Jerome Robbins rehearsing dancers.

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Dancing American

Jerome Robbins built a new style from classical and modern parts.

James Leve

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Impertinent Questions with James Leve

On the composers of Cabaret and Chicago.

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Black Mozart

A Pennsylvania scholar brings new interest to the composer known as the Black Mozart.

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Tenor of the Times

In an otherworldly black-and-white photo taken in midtown Manhattan by renowned jazz photographer William Gottlieb on a rainy night in July 1948, jam-packed neon signs shine brightly along both sides

Four Acrobats, c. 1860.

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Four Acrobats

Four Acrobats, the mid nineteenth-century Indian miniature, was once part of an ordered series of paintings, each of which corresponded to one of the melodic modes—or rāga—of classical Indian music.

Pete Seeger

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Songs of the Times

Idaho listens to the songs of its people.

Image of Fats Domino's piano

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"Saving Fats"

Permission to write also comes up in Sam Shepard’s latest book, Day out of Days, a collection of short stories that offers one incredible tale told by a friend of Fats Domino’s bodyguard abou

Photograph by Wing Young Huie

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Minnesota Originals

The Twin Cities host a six-mile-long art gallery.

Mark Twain, on a round-the-world trip

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Mark Twain in Music

A new music CD about Mark Twain is released in Missouri.