Hilary Hahn and Hauschka did an appearance on the syndicated radio program Echoes, and here is the interview from this appearance.

The Echoes Blog

We recently had classical violinist Hilary Hahn and German pianist Hauschka on Echoestalking about their collaboration, Silfra.  It’s a work of ethereal atmospheres, frozen fragments and deep spaces redolent of the location where they recorded it, Iceland.  They played live on the show and this past week we ran an interview with the two artists talking about their collaboration.  You can hear the interview now as a a free iTunes Podcast.

Here’s a snippet from their interview which begins with Haushka explaining his prepared piano preparations.

Hauschka: There are chopsticks that I use for drum sounds, and there is an EBow that creates a sustained note.  There is a cheap necklace from $1 shop that is very light, but it is the object that I like the most because it has a very nice harpsichord sound.  And then there is a chicken egg on the lowest…

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