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Vocal Instrumentalists: On the art of combining instrumental and vocal chamber music

October 11th, 2013

(Re-run: This program originally aired on May 6, 2011)
Composers are increasingly asking vocal groups to accompany themselves on a variety of instruments. David Lang’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Little Match Girl Passion is a case in point. What about the other way around? Join the members of The Real Vocal Ensemble, a string quartet that specializes in singing while playing, and VoiceBox host Chloe Veltman for an exploration of how to combine these two distinct skills to make beautiful music.

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