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A Recent Recorder Recording

Recorder music with an eastern twist by artist Nina Stern.

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Nina Stern

Recorder player Nina Stern has been performing at various venues for a long time, and she just recorded her first solo CD in 2011, entitled Rose of the Compass. With her dedication to teaching grade-school children to play recorder and percussion through the program “S’Cool Sounds,” it’s no wonder she hasn’t had time to record. But Rose of the Compass reflects her personal preferences for music from all corners of medieval Europe as well as the Balkans and Middle East. While none of the music was originally meant for the recorder, this proves inconsequential to the overall artistry and talent displayed on the recording. Ms. Stern will also be performing this year at the Amherst Early Music Festival in New London, CT.

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Ghaetta
Nina Stern, recorder — Rose of the Compass
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Ghaetta
Nina Stern, recorder — Rose of the Compass
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Draganovo
Nina Stern, recorder (Rose of the Compass, 2011)
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Anna Pranger

Anna Pranger moved to Bloomington in 2009 to pursue a degree in music librarianship. Before this, she worked on a degree in music history at the College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio. She serves as both an assistant producer for Harmonia and the Music Library Assistant for WFIU.

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  • Ibrahim Hassan

    Hi Nina its me Ibrahim from Drug Fighters School.I wish i was their to attend your music festiva.Bat through this massege have a big hug from me.l

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