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Hilary Hahn Gives Us An Encore...Or Three; Conductor John Eliot Gardiner; Mark Mulcahy Plays Live

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Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Hilary Hahn's newest project is called In 27 Pieces: The Hillary Hahn Encores. Hilary Hahn's newest project is called In 27 Pieces: The Hillary Hahn Encores. (Peter Miller/Courtesy of the artist)

In this episode: The superb classical violinist Hilary Hahn commissioned 27 diverse composers to write short encore pieces. She discusses the new project and performs a few selections in the Soundcheck studio.

Then, renowned conductor John Eliot Gardiner discusses exploring the life and work of one of music history's most influential composers in his book,Bach: Music In The Castle Of Heaven.

And songwriter Mark Mulcahy performs songs from his new record, Dear Mark J Mulcahy I Love You, his first album in eight years, in the Soundcheckstudio.

Guests:

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Hilary Hahn and Mark Mulcahy

Conductor John Eliot Gardiner Explores The Musical World Of Bach

Sir John Eliot Gardiner's new book, Bach: Music In The Castle Of Heaven, the renowned conductor builds on existing Bach scholarship and examines Bach's personal life and musical compositions.

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Hilary Hahn: Refreshing The Encore

Hear classical violinist Hilary Hahn perform selections from her latest project In 27 Pieces: The Hillary Hahn Encore in the Soundcheck studio.

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Mark Mulcahy: After Eight Years, A Deeply Personal Return

Hear Mark Mulcahy perform songs from Dear Mark J. Mulcahy I Love You, his first album in eight years, in the Soundcheck studio.

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