Hilary Hahn & Hauschka, ‘Silfra’ (Deutsche Grammophon)
Release Date: May 22, 2012
Label: Deutsche Grammophon
Spiraling violin and funky prepared piano — like minimal Arthur Russell channelling disco Arthur Russell.
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