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Bhangra, contemporary music and dance form of the South Asian diaspora

Chamber music, generally denotes music written for small instrumental ensemble

La Traviata, opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave after Alexandre Dumas’ play La dame aux camélias

Le Nozze di Figaro, opera buffa in four acts, K492, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a libretto by Lorenzo da Ponte after Pierre-Augustin Beaumarchais’ play La folle journée, ou Le mariage de Figaro

Macbeth, opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to a libretto by Francesco Maria Piave (with additional material by Andrea Maffei) after William Shakespeare’s play

Patriotic music, music that expresses devotion to the nation

Presley, Elvis, American rock and roll singer, guitarist, and actor

The Death of Klinghoffer, opera in prologue and two acts by John Adams to a libretto by Alice Goodman based on historical events surrounding the hijacking of the cruise ship Achille Lauro in 1985

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