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...
1 CD / New World / 2005-10-01Works: Terry Riley: Uncle Jard, for sax quartet, voice, piano & harpsichord; Assasin Reverie, for sax quartet & (optional) tape; Tread on the Trail, for unspecified performers
Performers: Armbruster, Sascha; Formenti, Andrea; Hofstetter, Beat; Kappeler, Beat; Riley, Terry [Composer]
Ensemble: ARTE Quartet
1 CD / Nonesuch / 2000-04-18Works: Aleksandra Vrebalov: Pannonia Boundless, for string quartet; Carlos Paredes: Cançao verdes anos (Song of the Green Years); Romance no 1; Rahul Dev Burman: Aaj ki raat (for the film Anamika); Enr...
Performers: Culp, Jennifer; Dutt, Hank; Gheorghe, Anghel "Caliu"; Harrington, David; Hussain, Zakir; Jones, Martyn; Kalhor, Kayhan; Kaspar, Souhail; Kronos Quartet; Lautaru, Constantin; Lautaru, Constantin "Cost...
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet; Taraf de Haïdouks
Personnel: Kayhan Kalhor (kamancha); Ali Jihad Racy (nay); Martyn Jones (drums); Zakir Hussain (tabla).
Recording information: Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA (03/1999-09/1999).