The mountainside Montserrat monastery, north of Barcelona, inspired Paul Moravec to write a cello concerto.
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January 22, 2013 The Pulitzer Prize winner has written pieces inspired by places as far flung as Venice, New Hampshire and a monastery in the mountains of Northern Spain. These dramatically diverse locations spawned picturesque musical ideas ranging from classical to jazz to klezmer.
From left: Fred Wesley Jr., DJ Socalled and David Krakauer of Abraham, Inc.
May 26, 2010 Clarinetist David Krakauer is known as both a classical virtuoso and a hard-rocking player of klezmer, the instrumental music of East European Jewry. His new band, a 10-member group called Abraham, Inc., has audiences dancing in the aisles and features legendary trombonist Fred Wesley Jr. and beat architect DJ Socalled.
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