2 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-09-06Works: Steve Reich: WTC 9/11, for string quartet & tape; Mallet Quartet, for 2 marimbas & 2 vibraphones; Dance Patterns, for 2 xylophones, 2 vibraphones & 2 pianos
Performers: Kronos Quartet; Percussion, So; Steve Reich and Musicians
Ensemble: So Percussion
This 2011 album features three attractive works by Steve Reich written between 2002 and 2010. These aren't pieces that break new ground for the composer, but they are bound to appeal to anyone who app...continue...
2 CD / Nonesuch / 1995-10-24Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo), for ngoma, hosho & string quartet; Astor Piazzolla: Five Tango Sensations, for bandoneón & string quartet (abridgement and arrangement of Sette sequ...
Performers: Caballero, Larry; John Taylor [Engineer/Editor]; Kronos Quartet; Manning, Patty
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
"Kronos is a quality act...There are no proper insert-notes on the music but, to be quite honest, the chosen selections are so vivid, so powerfully...continue...
Personnel: John Taylor And Orchestra (vocals); David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello); Dumisani Maraire (hosho, ngoma)....continue...