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Violinist Itzhak Perlman Expands to Klezmer Music.

Internationally-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman. He celebrates his 50th birthday this year. He has several new releases, and a PBS special: "The Beethoven Triple Concert" two live concert recordings with pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim, and cellist Yo Yo Ma. And "In the Fiddler's House," featuring Perlman playing Klezmer music with four Klezmer bands. There's also a PBS Great Performance special on Klezmer music featuring Perlman. (It aired nationally November 27 at 10PM. Check local listings). Both CD's are on the EMI Classics label.

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Other segments from the episode on November 30, 1995

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 30, 1995: Interview with Itzhak Perlman; Review of Bruce Springsteen's album "The Ghost of Tom Joad"; Interview with John Raitt; Review of the television show …

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