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Monday, January 25 2010

Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida

Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Reviews

Wednesday, November 6 2013

Kronos Quartet: Bryce Dessner: Aheym

The Kronos Quartet perform the work of a composer who wasn't even alive when they first started playing together.


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, 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.


Blogs

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.


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