Caption: Hilary Hahn
Hilary Hahn 

Virtuoso Voices - Hilary Hahn (Freaky)

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Series: Virtuoso Voices(tm)
Length: :27

Violinist Hilary Hahn is one of many musicians who consider Bach’s music to be timeless. She says Bach’s music “doesn’t necessarily belong in one era: it evokes a lot of different eras.” That’s especially true in the Cantata No. 158. It’s written for the bass, but the soprano beams up from time to time. Use this 26 second clip to introduce violinist Hilary Hahn playing Track 11 from her CD, "Voices and Violin." Scroll down to read the Suggested Host Intro, Outro and a transcript. Read the full description.

Hilary_hahn_for_prx_small Use this clip to enhance your introduction of violinist Hilary Hahn playing Track 11 from her CD, "Voices and Violin" (DGG 001383202). Hilary Hahn’s entire discography is available at www.arkivmusic.com.

SUGGESTED HOST INTRO
Violinist Hilary Hahn is one of many musicians who consider Bach's music to be timeless.  She says his music "doesn’t necessarily belong in one era: it evokes a lot of different eras."  That’s especially true in the Cantata No. 158.  It’s written for the bass, but the soprano beams up from time to time.

Hilary Hahn Clip:
"Yeah I remember learning these arias and thinking, 'Is that right, are we playing all the right notes?  There must be a typo somewhere' and no, no, it wasn't a typo, and when you live with the music for a while, you see why it's the way it is and, you understand these little odd harmonic things that he does as part of a greater whole.  It clashes and then it goes somewhere else with that so it grabs your attention and you can take it where you want."

SUGGESTED HOST OUTRO
There’s no need to adjust your radio dial – Hilary Hahn assures us there aren't any musical typos in the Bach aria we're about to hear.  This Aria is from the Cantata No. 158; it stars the bass – but things get interesting each time the soprano shows up.  Here's violinist Hilary Hahn, bass Matthias Goerne (ma-TEE-us Gur-nuh) and soprano Christine Schafer, with Alexander Liebreich (Lee-Brych) conducting the Munich Chamber Orchestra.

(To download a .txt file of this suggested copy, look under the "Additional Files" for this piece.)


WHAT IS VIRTUOSO VOICES™?

Virtuoso Voices™ is a performer interview service that provides short interview segments to radio stations, their websites and other online platforms.

Virtuoso Voices provides stations with a new strategy for presenting classical music on the radio by directly involving the performer in the introduction of the music.  These topical and evergreen clips enable announcers to bring an additional insider's perspective to the music they introduce and play on their shifts.

Program content is taken from interviews with internationally recognized classical music performers, such as Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Marin Alsop, Lorin Maazel, Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn and Michael Tilson Thomas.

For more information and to see additional ways to use these clips, please visit our website, www.virtuosovoices.org.


Virtuoso Voices™ Fundraising Service

Virtuoso Voices(tm) is also Public Radio's primary source for classical music fundraising messages.

Please visit the fundraising page of our website for examples and further information.  www.virtuosovoices.org/fundraising.


VIRTUOSO VOICES

"Classical Music's Virtuosos Want a Word with Your Listeners."

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Piece Description

Use this clip to enhance your introduction of violinist Hilary Hahn playing Track 11 from her CD, "Voices and Violin" (DGG 001383202). Hilary Hahn’s entire discography is available at www.arkivmusic.com.

SUGGESTED HOST INTRO
Violinist Hilary Hahn is one of many musicians who consider Bach's music to be timeless.  She says his music "doesn’t necessarily belong in one era: it evokes a lot of different eras."  That’s especially true in the Cantata No. 158.  It’s written for the bass, but the soprano beams up from time to time.

Hilary Hahn Clip:
"Yeah I remember learning these arias and thinking, 'Is that right, are we playing all the right notes?  There must be a typo somewhere' and no, no, it wasn't a typo, and when you live with the music for a while, you see why it's the way it is and, you understand these little odd harmonic things that he does as part of a greater whole.  It clashes and then it goes somewhere else with that so it grabs your attention and you can take it where you want."

SUGGESTED HOST OUTRO
There’s no need to adjust your radio dial – Hilary Hahn assures us there aren't any musical typos in the Bach aria we're about to hear.  This Aria is from the Cantata No. 158; it stars the bass – but things get interesting each time the soprano shows up.  Here's violinist Hilary Hahn, bass Matthias Goerne (ma-TEE-us Gur-nuh) and soprano Christine Schafer, with Alexander Liebreich (Lee-Brych) conducting the Munich Chamber Orchestra.

(To download a .txt file of this suggested copy, look under the "Additional Files" for this piece.)


WHAT IS VIRTUOSO VOICES™?

Virtuoso Voices™ is a performer interview service that provides short interview segments to radio stations, their websites and other online platforms.

Virtuoso Voices provides stations with a new strategy for presenting classical music on the radio by directly involving the performer in the introduction of the music.  These topical and evergreen clips enable announcers to bring an additional insider's perspective to the music they introduce and play on their shifts.

Program content is taken from interviews with internationally recognized classical music performers, such as Gil Shaham, Yo-Yo Ma, Marin Alsop, Lorin Maazel, Joshua Bell, Hilary Hahn and Michael Tilson Thomas.

For more information and to see additional ways to use these clips, please visit our website, www.virtuosovoices.org.


Virtuoso Voices™ Fundraising Service

Virtuoso Voices(tm) is also Public Radio's primary source for classical music fundraising messages.

Please visit the fundraising page of our website for examples and further information.  www.virtuosovoices.org/fundraising.


VIRTUOSO VOICES

"Classical Music's Virtuosos Want a Word with Your Listeners."

Virtuoso Voices is a trademark of Listener Directed Productions, Inc.

Additional Files

Additional Credits

This clip is also available on the Virtuoso Voices March 2010 CD.

Virtuoso Voices is a trademark of Listener Directed Productions, Inc.

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