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Take a break with some wild, wacky videos on this week's link roundup!

Leonard Bernstein at Tanglewood
Heinz Weissenstein / BSO

The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer of 2018 celebrates the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth through film, dance, and, of course, astonishing music.

The link roundup returns! Here's what you may have missed this week in the wide, wacky world of classical music.

Mayor Walsh has declared Nov. 3 to be David Hoose Day in the City of Boston. WCRB's Alan McLellan, who sings in Hoose’s ensemble, the Cantata Singers, explains what makes this conductor such an essential part of Boston’s cultural fabric.

It's easy to look at classical music like it's in a museum - clean, pristine, wholesome works, with their composers little more than names on placards beside them. But, as you've probably guessed, "clean and pristine" is not always accurate. For Halloween, let's take a little detour into the underworld of classical music - and explore a few of the sordid details there.

Everyone loves a good ghost story, after all. 

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