What do you get for the person who has everything? Send 'em this week's link roundup -- it's a grab-bag of time travel, roadside serenades, Nintendo melodies, and a whole lot more. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

Conrad Tao plays piano while Caleb Teicher tap dances
New York Philharmonic

Music has an incredible power to unite and inspire us. The stories in this week's link roundup highlight ways music tranforms us -- and ways we transform music in return.

Mario's Conductor Wig and Outfit, from Super Mario Odyssey
Nintendo America

Hoo, boy. What a week. Give your brain a break from the news -- this link roundup is full of classical music stories that'll make you smile.

Wikimedia Commons

Mysterious ancient stones, a European tour gone off the rails, the "world's fastest" violinist... this link roundup covers all weird and wonderful stories from the week in classical music.

Photo of Fleming courtesy of the artist / Photo of Moore by Gordon Correll

Buckle up, because this link roundup goes places, baby. Here are some of our favorite stories from this week on the classical music internet.