The music on Entwined represents some of the first ever long-form works written by classical composers for the traditional 5-piece bluegrass string band. These pieces offer a fresh perspective on this iconic instrumental combination, and a prismatic view into four fascinating compositional worlds.
an evening in the village
An Evening in the Village: The Music of Béla Bartók finds common ground between the piquant beauty of Bartók's take on Eastern European folk melodies and the big-sky vibrancy of new American acoustic music. Watch our NPR Tiny Desk Concert playing this music.
ten thousand leaves
This 2007 release (produced by Matt Flinner), features a series of jazz-inflected originals, an Astor Piazzolla tango, and a 3-movement through-composed suite entitled “In the American West,” inspired by Richard Avedon's photos.