Composer Matches Music To Horse Hooves

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Athletes around the world are preparing for the summer Olympic Games in London, which begin in July. Composer Tom Hunt is at work with members of British team who compete in the equestrian sport called "dressage." Guest host Jacki Lyden speaks to Hunt, about how he can slow down or speed up pieces of music, depending on the performance of the horse.
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