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In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores

by Hilary Hahn

In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores by Hilary Hahn

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In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores

by Hilary Hahn

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It takes a star violinist with an adventurous streak to commission 27 new encore-sized works. The pieces cover a breadth of styles (doing Hahn's adventurism proud), with many written by big names like David Lang, Jennifer Higdon and Nico Muhly (a reality helped along by Hahn's own status). Tracks 8-10 on the first disc are a microcosm of the thrilling variety throughout: Avner Dorman's jagged "Memory Games" leads to David del Tredici's neo-Romantic "Farewell," while Mason Bates' "Ford's Farm" brings a hoedown sensibility to post-minimalism. Grab full composer credits online and get listening.

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It takes a star violinist with an adventurous streak to commission 27 new encore-sized works. The pieces cover a breadth of styles (doing Hahn's adventurism proud), with many written by big names like David Lang, Jennifer Higdon and Nico Muhly (a reality helped along by Hahn's own status). Tracks 8-10 on the first disc are a microcosm of the thrilling variety throughout: Avner Dorman's jagged "Memory Games" leads to David del Tredici's neo-Romantic "Farewell," while Mason Bates' "Ford's Farm" brings a hoedown sensibility to post-minimalism. Grab full composer credits online and get listening.

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About This Album

It takes a star violinist with an adventurous streak to commission 27 new encore-sized works. The pieces cover a breadth of styles (doing Hahn's adventurism proud), with many written by big names like David Lang, Jennifer Higdon and Nico Muhly (a reality helped along by Hahn's own status). Tracks 8-10 on the first disc are a microcosm of the thrilling variety throughout: Avner Dorman's jagged "Memory Games" leads to David del Tredici's neo-Romantic "Farewell," while Mason Bates' "Ford's Farm" brings a hoedown sensibility to post-minimalism. Grab full composer credits online and get listening.