Oscar-Winning Composer Hauschka Brings Prepared Piano and Poignant Works to 21st Century Playlists

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The first single from his forthcoming album Philanthropy, the six-minute “Nature” from Hauschka is a prime nominee for the gallery space playlist. The alter-ego of Academy Award and BAFTA-winning German composer-pianist Volker Bertelmann,  Hauschka is adroit at blending arch-conceptual experimentalism and pop-ambient soundtrack work. His elegiac score for last year’s antiwar epic film All Quiet on the Western Front snagged him …

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