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Hilary Hahn loves, lives, and breathes Bach. It shows / KCRW - Rhythm Planet

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Hilary Hahn has played Bach every day since she took up the violin at the age of seven, and first recorded Bach's solo violin works as a 17-year-old prodigy. On this album, coming 21 years later, she records other Bach solo violin works that weren't on the debut album. Hahn says in the liner notes that "from the first day I learned the first notes of the Siciliana from Sonata No. 1 for my first full recital almost thirty years ago, this set of works has been a touchstone of my musical life." She loves, lives, and breathes Bach. It shows. She plays with such authority, passion, and sense of wonder. It's the notes, what's between the notes, and the overall the beauty of her sound that captivate me. I have listened again and again to this new album to absorb all of its beauties.

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