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What does it mean to be an exile? Lara Downes on MPR's 'New Classical Tracks'

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What does it really mean to be an exile? That's a question pianist Lara Downes tries to answer with Julie Amacher on Minnesota Public Radio's 'New Classical Tracks Extra.' Ms. Downes latest recording: Exiles' Café is a collection of 19th and 20th century solo piano works written by composers in exile, composers longing for home, and composers reflecting on their respective journeys. Take a listen to what the pianist has to say about her new recording.