The Hilliard Ensemble, active in the early music world since 1973, will end its long tenure in 2014 with one last world tour. Marco Borggreve/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Hilliard Ensemble and Jan Garbarek (center) say they decide nothing before playing a piece. © Paolo Soriani/ECM Records hide caption

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