Jozef van Wissem

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Dutch composer and performer Jozef van Wissem builds music with the sonorities of his unusual instrument: a 24-string Baroque lute.

The instrument is old-style, but the music is modern, drawing on minimalism and trance music as well as the lute's roots to conjure a timeless experience. Jozef van Wissem joins host David Garland to talk about and perform his music in the WNYC Studio.

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