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Dr. John Hillebrandt's "Transcendental Hymn-Fantasies"


John Hillebrandt has written twelve concert etudes for piano called the "Transcendental Hymn-Fantasies Vol. 1 and Vol. 2." He joins Insight to preview his performance of all twelve compositions and discuss the inspiration behind them. 

You can listen to all 12 compositions in the cycle on his YouTube channel. His performance is part of the Sacramento State Piano Series on Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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Cody Drabble

Insight Producer and On-Air Director

Cody Drabble learned to love public radio growing up in San Francisco with KQED on every morning during breakfast. In addition to producing and directing the live broadcast of Insight each morning, he also fills in as guest host for Beth Ruyak.   Read Full Bio 

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