January 7, 2010 An insistent accordion sets a slightly nervous beat. A double bass adds a bit of depth. Then in comes a 290-year-old violin. It's the theme from Mission Impossible, performed by Korcia as it's never been heard before, without a trace of the usual drums, horns and flute.
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October 17, 2009 NPR Music's Song of the Day features a new track every weekday, with analysis of the music, links to each artist's Web site and, of course, a chance to hear the song itself. Here, Song of the Day editor Stephen Thompson talks about recent selections by Laurent Korcia, Tim Buckley and Smokey Robinson.
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