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When Jules Eskin passed away on November 15, the Boston Symphony Orchestra lost much more than its Principal Cellist. He was a rare character who made an indelible impression.

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When was the first toll collected on the Mass Pike? Which famous comedian was born in your hometown? Which Celtics coach will be immortalized in the Celtics' new practice facility? All these Commonwealth trivia questions and more, answered in this week's trivia recap. 

About two years ago, we invited the Boston Conservatory to collaborate on a vital project for any radio station: those tiny moments of music that say, "you're listening to WCRB!" We call them "sounders," and here's how they came together.

Dictionary text: ABC
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Last week on the daily trivia question, we dove head-first into definitions: why is it called the "Head" of the Charles? What's a paralipsis? The answers to those and more, in this week's trivia recap.

Bach
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This concert season brings a rare Bach convergence. I dare you to take advantage of it.

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