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Beethoven at the disco.

Updated Nov. 19, 2020: In a year that inspires little gratitude, there's still music. Hear 20 arresting tracks NPR Classical is thankful for, including music by Gyan Riley, Charles Ives, Tristan Perich, C.P.E. Bach, Ólafur Arnalds, Jennifer Koh and William Dawson.

Need a deep discovery experience? Try 1000 years of music in this playlist from NPR Classical 's Tom Huizenga , which explores everything from new releases to old favorites, and classics from the dawn of the recording era. Our mantra: Bach, Beethoven, before and beyond.

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