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You might still be reeling from the crazy crosswinds that blew through central Ohio last weekend. But recently a totally different kind of breeze blew through the Classical 101 studio when the Columbus-based Tower Duo offered up a sneak peek of its debut recording, Crosswind.

For many instrumentalists, the idea to "sing through your instrument" is just a figure of speech. But for Cleveland-based Ogni Suono saxophone duo, it's an actual way of life.

Period Instruments in the 21st-Century

May 18, 2015
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Period-instrument performance has been around for decades, but has really exploded in the last 15-20 years. A few groups popped up as early as the 50's and 60's, but the 70's is when it began to really gain traction.