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Hilliard Ensemble

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Interviews & Profiles

The Hilliard Ensemble, active in the early music world since 1973, will end its long tenure in 2014 with one last world tour.

December 21, 2013 The renowned vocal chamber group The Hilliard Ensemble will disband in 2014 after 40 years together.

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Hilliard Ensemble with Jan Garbarek

November 7, 2010 The choral group and the saxophonist say they decide nothing before performing a piece.

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December 28, 2004 2004 was a year when a handful of artists with their best days long behind them surprised us wit...

April 12, 2004 Odd interpretations from Stolen Shack; Folk singer/songwriter Adrienne Young; A new retrospectiv...

April 28, 2003 It may sound like classical music, but for NPR reviewer Tom Manoff, it's pancultural — an unusu...

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December 1, 2001 On this edition of All Songs Considered: Secret messages from Bach; The imaginary world of Bjork...

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Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum; Missa Pro Defunctis

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  • Album: Lassus: Prophetiae Sibyllarum; Missa Pro Defunctis
  • Artist: Hilliard Ensemble
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 1998
 

Officium Novum

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  • Album: Officium Novum
  • Artist: Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2010
 

Guillaume de Machaut: Motets

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  • Album: Guillaume de Machaut: Motets
  • Artist: Hilliard Ensemble
  • Label: ECM
  • Released: 2004
 

Egypticat

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  • Album: Egypticat
  • Artist: Patrick Lee Hadley
  • Label: Orchard