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New Music For Fiddles and Violins

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Listen to various forms of music for violin and fiddle, incorporating folk traditions from the world over – like those of Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and Scotland, to name a few.

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New Music For Fiddles and Violins

Tuesday, January 07, 2014

Listen to various forms of music for violin and fiddle, incorporating folk traditions from the world over – like those of Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and Scotland, to name a few.

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A Hawk And A Hacksaw: Ecstatic Eastern European Sounds, In The Studio

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

The New Mexico-based folk duo A Hawk and A Hacksaw has built its reputation on performing music rooted in Eastern European folk traditions. Hear a performance in the studio.

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John Malkovich; Advice From "Cat Daddy"; A Hawk And A Hacksaw Plays Live

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

In this episode: The actor John Malkovich, perhaps most famous for, um, being John Malkovich, joins us to talk about The Giacomo Variations, a music-theater collaboration with full orchestra.

Plus: Animal Planet’s Jackson Galaxy, a.k.a. "the Cat Whisperer” and author of the book, Cat Daddy, joins us with a Pick Three -- and some tips about cats.

And: The New-Mexico-based folk duo A Hawk and A Hacksaw has built its reputation on performing music that is rooted in Eastern European folk traditions. Their ecstatic new album, You Have Already Gone To The Other World, draws inspiration from a 1964 Soviet film from Sergei Parajanov, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors.

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    A Hawk And A Hacksaw's Ecstatic New Album

    Wednesday, March 27, 2013

    This week’s Check Ahead is from the band A Hawk and a Hacksaw. The New Mexico-based folk duo of Heather Trost and Jeremy Barnes has built its reputation on performing music that is rooted in Eastern European folk traditions. And as Barnes tells us, their new album, You Have Already Gone To The Other World, (out Apr. 2), draws inspiration from a 1964 Soviet film from Sergei Parajanov called Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors. You can listen to the ecstatic You Have Already Gone To The Other World in full over here, in Check Ahead.

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    Check Ahead: A Hawk And A Hacksaw, 'You Have Already Gone To The Other World'

    Tuesday, March 26, 2013

    You Have Already Gone To The Other World furthers the ecstatic, cross-pollinated sound that the duo, which is steeped in Eastern European folk traditions, has mastered over the course of a decade.

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