Pianafiddle On Mountain Stage The West Virginia duo's name says a lot about its instrumentation, but can't begin to touch on the range of musical traditions incorporated in its music: classical, bluegrass, ragtime, folk music, Tin Pan Alley and more.
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Pianafiddle On Mountain Stage

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Pianafiddle On Mountain Stage

Pianafiddle On Mountain Stage

Pianafiddle On Mountain Stage

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Randy Morris (left) and Adam DeGraff are Pianafiddle. Brian Blauser hide caption

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Randy Morris (left) and Adam DeGraff are Pianafiddle.

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Set List

  • "Old Man River"
  • Improvisations on the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto/"Georgia on My Mind"
  • "Christmas Time Is Here"
  • "Amazing Grace"
  • "Orange Blossom Special"

The name of the West Virginia-based duo Pianafiddle says a lot about its instrumentation, but can't begin to touch on the range of musical traditions incorporated in its music. Composed of classically trained violinist and symphony veteran Adam DeGraff and studied jazz/classical pianist Randy Morris, Pianafiddle has a repertoire that melds classical, bluegrass, ragtime, folk music and Tin Pan Alley.

With their accomplished instrumental work, DeGraff and Morris blend the theme from Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto with Hoagy Carmichael's "Georgia on My Mind." They also perform a sweet rendition of "Amazing Grace," before a unique version of the popular fiddle tune "Orange Blossom Special."

Pianafiddle has released three albums: ...Or Something Like That, Bach to Bluegrass and the recent Live.

This Mountain Stage performance originally aired on Dec. 25, 2009.

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