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When thinking about putting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to music on Voices, Max Richter tried to capture the essence of "the world we haven't made yet." Mike Terry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Composer Max Richter On 'Voices,' A New Album That Envisions A Better World

Composer Max Richter's new album drew inspiration from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document spearheaded by Eleanor Roosevelt which he calls "a blueprint for a better world."

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When thinking about putting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to music on Voices, Max Richter tried to capture the essence of "the world we haven't made yet." Mike Terry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Composer Max Richter On 'Voices,' A New Album That Envisions A Better World

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