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Musical Gifts from Joshua Bell and Friends is this week's WQXR: Album of the Week

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Twenty-five years into his career, Joshua Bell is arguably one of the few classical musicians who has attained recognition in popular culture as well as the concert hall. Last year he performed a bit of Vivaldi on the TV show "Dancing With the Stars," and in September he was a judge for the Miss America pageant. His recordings range from straight classical repertoire (as with his 2012 release with Jeremy Denk) to all-star assemblages like the 2009 "At Home with Friends," which included collaborators like Sting, Josh Groban and Chris Botti. 

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