Dawn Upshaw http://wrti.org en Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks http://wrti.org/post/singing-praises-pre-dawn-walks Minnesota-born composer <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/17003773/maria-schneider" target="_blank">Maria Schneider</a> has called New York home for more than 30 years, and she knows how to find nature in the middle of the city. Because her new album is called <em>Winter Morning Walks</em>, we walked to her favorite bird-watching spot in Central Park on a chilly February morning.<p>"This part right here in the Ramble and this Azalea Pond area is just teeming with warblers," Schneider says. "On a good day, you can see 18 warbler species in the morning, maybe even more. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 19:28:38 +0000 Jeff Lunden 5355 at http://wrti.org Singing The Praises Of Pre-Dawn Walks