Classical Beat: Hahn


Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 06/20/2012

Improv, the morning after

It’s great when classical musicians try their hand at improvising - but Hilary Hahn’s performance with Hauschka at the Birchmere was disappointing.

By Anne Midgette  |  04:30 PM ET, 06/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:36 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Improvisation, classical style

Western classical music used to rely on improvisation; but when the violinist Hilary Hahn does it today, it’s a departure. A link to my article on classical improvisation, with additional quotes from classical artists about how they improvise.

By Anne Midgette  |  07:36 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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