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She’s a composer in Los Angeles who blends her favorite sounds from Indian and Western classical music. He’s a musician in Boulder who plays the 14-string viola d’amore -- a unique instrument that captivated composers more than 300 years ago. Their collaboration created an extraordinary piece of music called “Nishani.” Hear an exclusive recording of it captured in the CPR Performance Studio -- and the story of how the music came together -- in the debut episode of Centennial Sounds from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio.
Three musical treats from three promising musicians: Bryant So, Julie Minn and Michael Young.
Welcome to "Centennial Sounds" -- a new podcast from CPR Classical and Colorado Public Radio that spotlights contemporary classical music performed in Colorado. The podcast, hosted by Brad Turner, features exclusive sessions from the CPR Performance Studio as well as live recordings taken from concert venues and summer festivals around the Centennial State. The episodes also feature interviews with 21st-century composers. Centennial Sounds launches in April.
The unique vocal octet returns to the CPR Performance Studio for a powerful session.
Eight donated instruments provide a helpful boost to a rural music program.
The new piece is part of a program the orchestra will perform in Boulder and again in Washington, D.C.
Listen at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
This is the second concerto Fleck has written for the banjo -- an instrument that's usually known for its twang, not its classical chops.