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Music Interview: Frederic Chiu's 17-Year Journey

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Pianist Frederic Chiu never imagined that his dream to record the haunting music of early 20th century spiritual teacher George Gurdjieff and his disciple Thomas de Hartmann would evolve into a 17-year project, requiring so many years for just the right alignment of artistry and technology. Kate Remington talks with Chiu about how his new recording, "Hymns and Dervishes," finally got released.

One interesting side note: Chiu recorded "Hymns and Dervishes" at a beautiful studio in North Carolina, which was designed by a follower of Frank Lloyd Wright, who in turn followed the teachings of Gurdjieff.

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