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Improvisation

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Friday, November 10, 2006

Some music is composed from top to bottom, every note written in advance. Some is just made up, on the spot. And then there is music that is a combination of the two: it's improvised around the framework of something already composed. Sara Fishko talked--and listened--to improvisors trying to tell her where they went with a tune, and how, and why.
This program originally aired on February 22, 2003.
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