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Vasks: String Quartet no 4 / Kronos Quartet

Album Summary

>Vasks, Peteris : Quartet for Strings no 4
Performer Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

Vasks' Fourth String Quartet, composed of five movements, was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and was premiered in 2000 at the Theatre de la Ville in Paris. A somber reflection on the passing century, it incorporates Latvian folk songs, its movements variously meditative, strident, restless, subdued.

Notes & Reviews:

Personnel: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Jennifer Culp (cello).

Recording information: Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA (08/2002).


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>Vasks, Peteris : Quartet for Strings no 4
  • Performer: Kronos Quartet (Strings)
  • Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
  • Running Time: 31 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Written: 1999