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dc.contributor.other Kronos Quartet es
dc.contributor.other Philip Glass es
dc.coverage.spatial U.S.A. es
dc.date.accessioned 2014-06-11T16:46:14Z
dc.date.available 1998
dc.date.available 2014-06-11T16:46:14Z
dc.date.copyright 1998
dc.date.issued 2014-06-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4420
dc.description.abstract The Kronos Quartet has for years cultivated a chimeric image: is it a highbrow ensemble with pop leanings, or a crossover group with classical expertise? Yet whatever its methods and motivations may be, the Kronos Quartet has blurred musical categories for decades and attracted interest from audiences who might never have otherwise encountered a string quartet. Respected for its charisma and innovation, Kronos was founded at Mills College in 1973 by violinist David Harrington. By the end of the 1970s, violinist John Sherba, violist Hank Dutt, and cellist Joan Jeanrenaud rounded out the group's original personnel. Since then, Kronos has aggressively commissioned new music, including over 450 of its repertory of 600 pieces. This unprecedented zeal for commissioning has been credited with reviving and revitalizing the otherwise stagnating medium of the string quartet. The ensemble made a strong impression with guest appearances on recordings by Warren Benson, Dane Rudhyar, and David Grisman before cutting its own debut on the Sounds Wonderful label in 1982. Since then, Kronos has recorded over 30 albums for Nonesuch, receiving six Grammy nominations and one award for Best New Composition, (Different Trains by Steve Reich). Kronos specializes in performing modern and contemporary music, music by jazz pioneers Ornette Coleman and John Zorn, and artists as varied as Jimi Hendrix, Anton Webern, and Béla Bartók. The group has devoted entire albums to such diverse figures as Thelonious Monk (Monk Suite, 1985), Bill Evans (Music of Bill Evans, 1986), Alfred Schnittke (The Complete String Quartets, 1998), and Philip Glass (on several discs, including Dracula, 1999). For its recording of Black Angels (1990), the quartet provided spirited, effective accompaniment to a scratchy, decades-old recording of American iconoclast composer Charles Ives singing one of his own songs. Kronos has been profiled on the television show CBS Sunday Morning, has produced its own syndicated radio program that combined interview and performance segments, and has been consistently nominated for Grammy awards. In 1999 Jeanrenaud began a sabbatical leave, and before it was over she had resigned, no longer wishing to maintain Kronos' active travel, performance, and rehearsal schedule. Jeanrenaud was replaced by Jennifer Culp, who remained with the quartet until 2005, after which Jeffrey Zeigler joined as Kronos' cellist. © Ron Wynn, All Music Guide es
dc.description.tableofcontents CD4 Philip Glass (b. 1937, Baltimore, Maryland) Quartet No. 4 (Buczak, 1989); I, II, III-- Mishima Quartet, Quartet No. 3 (1985); 1957- Award Montage, November 25- Ichigaya, 1934- Grandmother and Kimitake, 1962- Body Buiding, Blood Oath, Mishima/Closing-- Company, Quartet No. 2 (1983); I, II, III, IV-- Quartet No. 5 (1991); I, II, III, IV, V-- es
dc.format.extent 66:52 Min. es
dc.format.medium 1 CD Rom (66 min.,52 seg) : Stereo 4 3/4 plg es
dc.language.iso en es
dc.rights Uninorte F.M Estéreo es
dc.subject.lcc Kronos014 es
dc.subject.lcsh String quartets, Arranged. es
dc.title Kronos Quartet 25 Years es
dc.language.rfc3066 Eng es
dc.rights.holder Nonesuch Records, a Warner Music Group Company es
dc.identifier.classification 075597950427 es
dc.subject.cdu Kronos.01 es


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1. Philip Glass- Quartet No. 4- I.mp3 7:57 10.90Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. Philip Glass- Quartet No. 4- II.mp3 6:21 8.707Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. Philip Glass- Quartet No. 4- III.mp3 8:42 11.93Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. Philip Glass ... 3- 1957- Award Montage.mp3 3:31 4.818Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
5. Philip Glass ... - November 25- Ichgaya.mp3 1:22 1.885Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
6. Philip Glass ... andmother and Kimitake.mp3 2:42 3.716Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
7. Philip Glass ... 3- 1962- Body Building.mp3 1:41 2.321Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
8. Philip Glass ... rtet No. 3- Blood Oath.mp3 3:15 4.453Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
9. Philip Glass ... No. 3- Mishima-Closing.mp3 3:00 4.120Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
10. Philip Glass- Company Quartet No. 2- I.mp3 2:12 3.023Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
11. Philip Glass- Company Quartet No. 2- II.mp3 1:37 2.223Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
12. Philip Glass- Company Quartet No. 2- III.mp3 1:32 2.109Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
13. Philip Glass- Company Quartet No. 2- IV.mp3 2:07 2.909Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
14. Philip Glass- Quartet No. 5- I.mp3 1:13 1.673Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
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