The Front Row, Tuesday, 01/05/2010
January 5, 2010 4:01:47 pm
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Today an update on the latest musical adventures of internationally-acclaimed fiddler, violinist and composer, Mark O’Connor. We hear the most recent results of his one-man campaign to create a fusion of two seemingly disparate musical traditions: European classical music and the folk music of Appalachia. Mark O’Connor talks with KUHF's Chris Johnson about his 2nd and 3rd String Quartets, titled, “Bluegrass,” and “Old-Time,” respectively, and we hear excerpts from his 2009 recording of the two pieces...
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