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Steve Reich: WTC 9/11; Mallet Quartet; Dance Patterns
Steve Reich: WTC 9/11; Mallet Quartet; Dance Patterns

2 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-09-06

Works: 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
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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...
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Vasks: String Quartet no 4 / Kronos Quartet
Vasks: String Quartet no 4 / Kronos Quartet

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2003-08-19

Works: Peteris Vasks: Quartet for Strings no 4
Performers: Kronos Quartet
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet

Vasks' Fourth String Quartet, composed of five movements, was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet and was premiered in 2000 at the Theatre de la Ville...continue...
Personnel: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Jennifer Culp (cello).

Recording information: Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, CA (08/2002)....continue...
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WEA 79695
Nuevo / Kronos Quartet
Nuevo / Kronos Quartet

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2002-04-09

Works: Severiano Briseño: El sinaloense; Agustín Lara: Se me hizo fácil; Juan Garcia Esquivel: Mini skirt; Traditional: El Llorar (Crying); Alberto Dominguez: Perfidia; Silvestre Revueltas:...
Performers: Albarran, Ruben; Bringas, Alfredo; Conte, Luis; Culp, Jennifer; De Real, Emmanuel; Dutt, Hank; Flores, Alejandro; Florinda, Dona; Gallardo, Ricardo; Garcia, Carlos [leaf]; Gomez Bolanos, Roberto; Gom...
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Ensemble: Café Tacuba ; Kronos Quartet; Tambuco

"Nuevo" is something of a near-hallucinatory journey in sound. A bawdy song from Mazatlan, a romantic standard of the 60's, "space-age bachelor pad music" of...continue...
This album was nominated for the 2002 Grammy Award for Best Classical

Crossover Album.

Personnel: Rominko Mendez Xik, Efrén Vargas, Carmen Gomez Oso (vocals); Rita Cantalagua, Josel...continue...
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WEA 79649
Caravan
Caravan

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2000-04-18

Works: Aleksandra Vrebalov: Pannonia Boundless, for string quartet; Carlos Paredes: Cançao Verdes Anos; Romance no 1; Rahul Dev Burman: Aaj Ki Raat (from the film Anamika); Enrique Rangel: La Muerte Ch...
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...
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet; Taraf de Haïdouks

Personnel: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Kayhan Kalhor (kamancha); Hank Dutt (viola); Jennifer Culp (cello); Ali Jihad Racy (nay); Martyn Jones (drums); Zakir Hussain (tabla).

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WEA 894957
In Formation / Kronos Quartet
In Formation / Kronos Quartet

1 CD / Reference Recordings / 1999-05-13

Works: David Kechley: The Funky Chicken; Ken Benshoof: Remember; When; Derek Thunes: Blues; Wind on My Back, for string quartet; Huntley Beyer: Enantiodromia High, for string quartet; Alan Dorsey: Joan's Bl...
Performers: Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Kronos Quartet; Sherba, John [Violin]
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet

Selections recorded January and March, 1979.

Personnel: David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello).

Recording information: St. Mary's Cathedral, ...continue...
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REF 9
25 Years: Retrospective
25 Years: Retrospective

10 CD / Nonesuch Import / 1998-10-20

Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; Arvo Pärt: Fratres; Psalom, for string quartet; Summa; Missa sillabica, for chorus; Ken Benshoof: Traveling Music no 4, for string ...
Performers: Brosnan, Michael; Hargis, Ellen; Hillier, Paul; Krakauer, David; Kronos Quartet; Nolan, Mark; Piazzolla, Astor; Rogers, Neal; Takahashi, Aki

The 20th century has not been kind to most standard classical music forms. The piano sonata, the concerto, the symphony -- none of them have disappeared entirely, but none remain in a state that could...continue...
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Adams: Gnarly Buttons, etc / Adams, Collins, Kronos Quartet
Adams: Gnarly Buttons, etc / Adams, Collins, Kronos Quartet

1 CD / Warner Classics / 1998-04-21

Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; Gnarly Buttons
Performers: Adams, John [Composer]; Atherton, Joan; Chase, Roger; Collins, Michael [Conductor/Clarinet]; Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Hirsch, Rebecca; Houghton, Lynda; Hulse, Gareth; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Kampen, ...
Conductors: ; Adams, John [Composer]
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet; London Sinfonietta
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WEA 79465
Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac The Blind / Kronos
Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac The Blind / Kronos

1 CD / Warner Classics / 1997-03-18

Works: Osvaldo Golijov: Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, for clarinet & string quartet
Performers: Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Krakauer, David; Kronos Quartet; Sherba, John [Violin]
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet

"...[Golijov] has recently written a homage to tango maestro Astor Piazzolla. The klezmer and tango elements in Dreams And Prayers of Isaac The Blind are...continue...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording WEA 944426
Tan Dun: Ghost Opera / Wu Man, Kronos Quartet
Tan Dun: Ghost Opera / Wu Man, Kronos Quartet

1 CD / Nonesuch Import / 1997-03-18

Works: Tan Dun: Ghost Opera, for string quartet & pipa, with stone, water, paper, and metal
Performers: Dutt, Hank; Hamilton, Donald; Harrington, David; Heanrenaud, Joan; Kronos Quartet; Man, Wu; Sherba, John [Violin]
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet

Recording information: 01/1996.

For Tan Dun's Ghost Opera, the Kronos Quartet had their instrumental abilities stretched to include various percussion, wind instruments, and vocals and were joi...continue...
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Released 1985-1995 / Kronos Quartet
Released 1985-1995 / Kronos Quartet

2 CD / Warner Classics / 1995-10-24

Works: Dumisani Maraire: Mai Nozipo, for ngoma, hosho & string quartet ("Mother Nozipo"); Astor Piazzolla: Five Tango Sensations, for bandoneón & string quartet (abridgement and arrangement of Sette se...
Performers: Caballero, Larry; John Taylor [Engineer/Editor]; Kronos Quartet; Manning, Patty
Conductors:
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...
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HBDirect Recommended Recording WEA 79394
Night Prayers
Night Prayers

1 CD / Nonesuch (USA) Import / 1994-09-06

Works: Traditional: Kongerei; Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky: Lacrymosa; Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Mugam Sayagi, for string quartet; Sofia Gubaidulina: Quartet for Strings no 4, with tape; Tigran Tahmizyan: A Cool Wind is...
Performers: Aleksandrovich, Mikhail; Alexandrovich, Misha; Dutt, Hank; Gasparyan, Djivan; Harrington, David; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Kronos Quartet; Sherba, John [Violin]; Throat Singers of Tuva; Upshaw, Dawn [Soprano...
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Ensemble: Kronos Quartet; Tuvan Singers
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PID 1050202
Kronos Quartet - Short Stories
Kronos Quartet - Short Stories

1 CD / Nonesuch Import / 1993-03-09

Works: Elliott Sharp: Digital; Willie Dixon: Spoonful; John Oswald: Spectre, for string quartet; John Zorn: Cat o'nine tails; Henry Cowell: Quartet for Strings "Euphometric"; Steven Mackey: Physical Propert...
Performers: Bhatt, Krishna; Constant, John; Dutt, Hank; Harrington, David; Jeanrenaud, Joan; Kronos Quartet; Mackey, Steven; Nath, Pandit Pran; Riley, Terry [Composer]; Sherba, John [Violin]
Conductors:
Ensemble: Kronos Quartet

Personnel: Pran Nath (vocals); David Harrington, John Sherba (violin); Hank Dutt (viola); Joan Jeanrenaud (cello).

Recording information: Different Fur, San Francisco, CA (10/1990-08/1992); Sk...continue...
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