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Carolyn Surrick and Ronn McFarlane: Fermi's Paradox

Carolyn Surrick & Ronn McFarlane

Viola da gambist Carolyn Surrick and lutenist Ronn McFarlane talk about their new recording Fermi's Paradox, a project born of the pandemic, when both artists saw their live performances cancelled. This beautifully eclectic album contains new compositions and arrangements for the duo, including the title track – Ronn McFarlane's meditation on the famous question posed by Italian-American physicist Enrico Fermi: if the probability of intelligent extraterrestrial life is so high, then where is everybody?

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