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Radio Celebrates Motherhood With RBP's 'Violin Lullabies'

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Rachel Barton Pine's Interview with Spafax In-Flight Interview
Rachel Barton Pine's Interview with WQED's Ted Sohier
Rachel Barton Pine's Interview with WQED's George Walker
Rachel Barton Pine's Interview with WCPE's Tara Lynn - Part 1
Rachel Barton Pine's Interview with WCPE's Tara Lynn - Part 2

Inspired by the birth of her daughter, Rachel Barton Pine collected more than 150 lullabies and picked her favorite 25 for her new album, 'Violin Lullabies.' Inspired by art, history, and the everyday mother and child family ritual RBP, joined by the wonderful pianist Matthew Hagle have recorded pieces by Ravel, Schubert, Gershwin and Brahms with RBP's violin, hand-picked by Brahms for a student of his day.

In its first week of release, 'Violin Lullabies' ascended to:
#1 on Amazon Children's Music
#2 on iTunes Classical Chart
#2 Amazon Classical Music

Radio has also responded with great enthisiasm to the CD  with an 'NPR: All Things Considered,' a Bob Edwards Morning Show feature on Sirius XM, on American Public Media's Performance Today, on Minnesota Public Radio's 'New Classical Tracks', WTTW-TV's Chicago Tonight', WGN: Chicago/'Music Lounge'Public Radio International's 'The Record Shelf'

Additional Interviews and Features have been airing on the following local stations to promote the album leading into Mother's Day on May 12 2013.

WQXR: New York
WFMT: Chicago
WRTI: Philadelphia
KDFC: San Francisco
WQED: Pittsburgh
WRCJ: Detroit
WICR: Indianapolis
WKNO: Memphis
Texas Public Radio
New Jersey Net: Statewide
Kansas PR: Statewide
Alabama PR: Statewide
WNED: Buffalo/NY
WCPE: Wake Forest/NC
WDAV: Davidson/NC
WGTE: Toledo/OH
KBAQ: Tempe/AZ
WFIU: Bloomington/IN
WIAA: Interlochen/MI
WFSU: Tallahassee/FL
KBIA: Columbia/MO
WBAA: West Lafayette/IN
KRCB: Rohnert Park/CA
In-Flight Airline programming via Spafax