Brooklyn Rider's new album, The Brooklyn Rider Almanac, comes out Sept. 30. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Brooklyn Rider Almanac
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Brooklyn Rider, immersed in the music of Philip Glass. Sarah Small/courtesy of the artists hide caption

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String Quartet No. 5 [Movement 5]
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Brooklyn Rider's Nick Cords once yearned for the days of larger-than-life violin virtuosos. Todd Rosenburg hide caption

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Niccolo Paganini: Moto Perpetuo (David Nadien, violin)
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