Ek is Eik

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Ek is Eik; Anne Vanschothorst, harpEk is Eik
Anne Vanschothorst, harp; Saskia Laroo, trumpet; Ernst Stolz, viola da gamba; Arthur Bont, percussion; Bob van Luijt, bass; Big Round Records, 2014.
4.5 harps

It’s not harp, but muted trumpet that sets the mood for Anne Vanschorthorst’s minimalist, soulful album Ek is Eik. The curtain finally opens, and we find ourselves entering a Narnia-esque dream world. Or maybe it’s our own world seen in a whole new way.

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Alison Young is a classical music host and producer at Minnesota Public Radio/American Public Media. She left a successful career as a flutist a decade ago after she developed a neurological disorder, but before then enjoyed many years traveling the world giving recitals, performing concertos, playing with some of the finest orchestras, and recording her own discs. Nowadays, Young spins discs and is always on the lookout for the next best thing. You can contact her at ayoung@mpr.org.

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