8 CD / Nonesuch / 2012-11-19Works: Astor Piazzolla: Milonga en re; Vardarito, tango; Enrico IV; Escualo; Histoire du tango; Concierto para quinteto, tango; Soledad; Buenos Aires hora zero; Celos, tango; Le Grand Tango; Revirado; Pacho...
Performers: Assad, Odair [Guitar]; Assad, Sergio [Guitar/Composer]; Chojnacka, Elisabeth; Desyatnikov, Leonid; Gabetta, Sol; Glorvigen, Per Arne; Kremer, Gidon; Lips, Svjatloslav; Meyer, Paul; Milva; Pekarsky, M...
Conductors: ; Gupta, Rolf; Kremer, Gidon
Ensemble: Astor Quartet; Kremerata Baltica; Kremerata Musica
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2012-01-10Works: Vladimir Martynov: The Beatitudes, for string quartet; Schubert-Quintet (Unfinished); Der Abschied, for string quartet
Performers: Jeanrenaud, Joan
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
Recording information: Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA (12/13/2010-12/16/2010)....continue...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-10-04Works: Peter Sculthorpe: String quartet; Aulis Sallinen: Quartet for Strings no 3 ("Some Aspects of Peltoniemi Hintrik's Funeral March"), Op. 19; Philip Glass: Company; Conlon Nancarrow: Quartet for Strings...
Performers: Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Heanrenaud, Joan; Sherba, John [Violin]
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
This recording is representative, according to the liner notes, of what a Kronos Quartet concert might be like. There are performances by a disparate selection of contemporary composers with a catchy ...continue...
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...
1 CD / Nonesuch / 1998-04-21Works: Philip Glass: Symphony no 2; Orphée, chamber opera; Concerto for Saxophone Quartet, for sax quartet & orchestra
Performers: Davies, Dennis Russell [Piano/Conductor]; ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra; Rascher Saxophone Quartet; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Conductors: Davies, Dennis R.
Ensemble: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet; Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra; Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
"...Symphony No. 2 was a BAM commission, and although it is presented as an escapade in polytonality, to me it sounds like Glass from the...continue...
Personnel: Raschèr Saxophone Quartet (saxophone).
Recording information: Austrian Broadcasting Studios, Vienna, Austria (09/1996-10/1996); Liederkranzhalle, Stuttgart, Germany (09/1996-10/...continue...