5 CD / Nonesuch / 2014-04-08Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo (Mother Nozipo), for ngoma, hosho & string quartet; Kutambarara (Spreading), for vocals, mbira, hosho, chorus & string quartet; Hassan Hakmoun: Saade (I'm Happy), for voi...
Performers: Addy, Obo; Alexandrovich, Mikhail; Conte, Luis; Din, Hamza El; Dutt, Hank; Flores, Alejandro; Florinda, Dona; Garcia, Carlos [leaf]; Gasparyan, Djivan; Gomez Bolanos, Roberto; Gomez Oso, Carmen; Hakm...
Ensemble: Alim Qasimov Ensemble; Café Tacuba; Taraf de Haïdouks
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2008-02-05Works: Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic, for string quartet & pipa
Performers: Commanday, Elisabeth; Dvorin, David; Man, Wu
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
The Cusp of Magic, continues the San Francisco-based Kronos' extraordinary, career-length collaboration/dialogue with composer Terry Riley, the progenitor of the minimalist movement. Northern Californ...continue...
The Wire (p.53) - "Riley's grounding in Indian music is present in the rhythmic intricacy of this piece, its poise and supple pacing."...continue...