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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Daniel Bjarnason, from Iceland, is among a new crop of young composers equally conversant in classical and popular music. Bedroom Community Records hide caption

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Brooklyn, Iceland And Outer Space: New Classical CDs

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Listen Now: Brooklyn Rider in Concert

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The Magnetic Fields, Giant Drag, The Knife, And More

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Audio Only: Brooklyn Rider's Tiny Desk Concert

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