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...