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Thursday, December 5 2013

The Great Scores: ‘The Fountain’s Sonic Road to Awe

Clint Mansell’s score for Darren Aronofsky’s metaphysical science fiction film, The Fountain, is a masterpiece of both film music and contemporary art music.


Wednesday, August 7 2013

Kronos Quartet: Kronos at 40 - Lincoln Center Out of Doors, New York

A number of premieres, a number of other artists, guests and collaborators and the NY performance debut of cellist Sunny Jungin Yang were all part of the free shows given by the Kronos Quartet as part of their 40th anniversary celebration at Lincoln Center.


Thursday, December 1 2011

Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet: WTC 9/11, Mallet Quartet, Dance Patterns

Much like Gavin Bryars' "The Sinking of the Titanic," composer Steven Reich applies his minimal composition technique to address a great tragedy. The remaining works on this CD don't even come close to following suit.


Thursday, May 12 2011

Kronos Quartet / Kimmo Pohjonen / Samuli Kosminen: Uniko

Did you know that if you threw an accordion, percussion, electronics, and an accordion into a blender that you might end up with one of the best albums of the year?


Thursday, August 6 2009

Kronos Quartet: Floodplain

Floodplain is a worldly album in every sense of the word, appropriating styles, melodies, and even musicians from spots around the globe.


Wednesday, May 27 2009

Kronos Quartet - “Tashweesh” (video)


Monday, March 2 2009

Kronos Quartet

Sometimes it's not the name in lights that's the main attraction.


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