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Some critics charge that John Adams' opera is anti-Israel, even anti-Semitic. But the opera's supporters dispute that. With its Met debut on Monday, there are calls to burn the set to the ground.

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The vocalist performs jazz classics, including "I Didn't Know What Time It Was" and "Blue Monk," in a session with host Michael Feinstein.

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In 1999, host Marian McPartland welcomed the vocalist in for an hour of jazz standards, including "Surrey With The Fringe On Top" and "Old Devil Moon."

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Our recurring puzzler for careful listeners, this week featuring a selection of fills handpicked by All Songs Considered co-host and producer Robin Hilton. Hear the fill and match it to the song.

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The Georgia town was home to Otis Redding, Little Richard and Capricorn Records, a label that played a key role in the birth of Southern rock. Now, many of the city's musical landmarks are threatened.

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