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Kronos Quartet - In Accord

Kronos Quartet
Release Date: 09/05/2000 
Label:  Image Entertainment (Dvd)   Catalog #: 5808  
Composer:  Astor PiazzollaTerry RileyHamza El DinJohn Zorn,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Since their inception in 1973, the Kronos Quartet has achieved international acclaim for their fresh approach to music. They have sold millions of audio recordings and are responsible for the creation of more than 400 new string quartets. Kronos has earned six Grammy nominations and won the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming eight times. Tracks: Four for Tango (Astor Piazzolla), Cadenza on the Night Plain (Terry Riley), Escalay (Hamza El Din), Cat o' Nine Tails (John Zorn), John's Book of Alleged Dances--Standchen: The Little Serenade (John Adams), O Virtus Sapientie (Hildegard Von Bingen), Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales (Harry Partch), Viderunt Omnes (Perotin), Collected Songs Where Every Verse Is Filled Read more with Grief (Alfred Schnittke), Altar de Muertos (Gabriela Ortiz), Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Four, for Tango by Astor Piazzolla
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1987; Argentina 
2.
Cadenza on the Night Plain: Where Was Wisdom When We Went West by Terry Riley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
3.
Escalay by Hamza El Din
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Sudan 
4.
Cat o'nine tails by John Zorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
5.
John's Book of Alleged Dances: Ständchen - The Little Serenade by John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
6.
O virtus sapientiae by Hildegard of Bingen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: Medieval 
Written: 12th Century; Germany 
7.
Studies (2) on Ancient Greek Scales by Harry Partch
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
8.
Viderunt omnes by Pérotin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: Medieval 
Written: circa 1200; France 
9.
Collected Songs Where Every Verse is Filled with Grief by Alfred Schnittke
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984-1985; Russia 
10.
Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 

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