Violin Adventures with Rachel Barton Pine
Episode 11: Rachel Barton Pine discusses violin mutes with Fred Spector
Rachel Barton Pine interviews long-time Chicago Symphony violinist Fred Spector, owner of 5,000 stringed instrument mutes. Rachel demonstrates many different kinds (wood, leather, ivory, tortoiseshell, metal, and more), and plays 3 muted pieces from her new CD, "American Virtuosa: Tribute to Maud Powell."  Includes the complete bonus track from the album, "La Fleurie" by Francois Couperin, arranged by Powell.
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playing time: 33:59


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