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For a chamber group with instrumentation that leans to the quiet side -- acoustic guitar, dobro, banjo, accordion, piano, field organ, violin, viola -- Tin Hat Trio packs an inordinate amount of musical muscle. Mark Orton, Rob Burger, and Carla…
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Tin Hat Trio

Tin Hat TrioHelium(Angel)Tin Hat Trio blew up with the power and exuberance of a firestorm on last year's recording debut Memory Is an Elephant. With an unlikely instrumental core of violin or viola (Carla Kihlstedt), accordion (Rob Burger), and acoustic…
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Beyond and Back

In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a popular chamber group combination was guitar, accordion, and violin. In contemporary Argentina and northeastern Brazil, the same group of instruments is the norm for tango and other intimate dance-music forms. In some Italian and Balkan…
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