04/26/2011 05:34 pm ET Updated Jun 26, 2011

The Housing Boom And Fall Sung As Opera: NPR

The Case-Shiller home price index is a powerful way to look at the story of housing in America. You can see the boom and bust all in one simple graph.

But when we go on the radio to talk about home prices, a graph isn't much good to us — nobody can see it.

So we converted the Case-Shiller graph into musical notes.

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