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Beyond Musical Sedatives

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Let the works on this playlist, spanning centuries and styles, lead you to new conclusions about the classical genre. Playlist compiled by Jennifer Gersten. Illustration by Johanna Goodman for The Washington Post.

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    Sonata No. 6 In E Major: Allegro Giusto Non Troppo Vivo - Allegretto Poco ScherzandoEugène Ysaÿe, Henning KraggerudEugéne Ysaye: Six Sonatas For Solo Violin, Op. 27
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    L'Oiseau de feu / 1. Tableau: Infernal Dance Of All Kashchei's Subjects - LiveIgor Stravinsky, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, David RobertsonStravinsky: The Firebird / Petrushka / The Rite Of Spring
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    Six Melodies for Violin and Keyboard: Melody No. 4John Cage, Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Anthony RomaniukTake Two
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    Road Movies III. 40% SwingJohn AdamsROAD MOVIES
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    Sonata For Violin And Piano No.1 In F Minor, Op.80: 2. Allegro bruscoSergei Prokofiev, Gidon Kremer, Martha ArgerichThe Complete Duo Recordings
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    Death Valley JunctionMissy Mazzoli, Jasper String QuartetUnbound
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    Partita for 8 Singers: No. 3. CouranteCaroline Shaw, Roomful of Teeth, Brad WellsRoomful of Teeth
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    String Quartet No. 2 "Intimate Letters": IV. Allegro - AndanteLeoš Janáček, Pavel Haas QuartetJanáček & Haas: String Quartets
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    Einstein on the Beach: Act I, Scene 1 - TrainPhilip Glass, Michael RiesmanGlass: Einstein on the Beach - The Sony Opera House
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