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Hear music from Carla Kihlstedt and Matthias Bossi, inspired by Bossi’s mother’s recollection of the destruction wrought by Hurricane Carol in 1954 on this New Sounds. Then there’s a musical warning from the Australian band Coolangubra, along with an excerpt from Ted Hearne’s “Katrina Ballads.” Also, listen to music from Alexander Desplat and Benjamin Britten’s score to “Moonrise Kingdom,” where the pivotal scene takes place as a hurricane sweeps through the island off the New England coast.