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A Night In Tunisia-a Week In Detroit / Järvi, Turtle Island


Release Date: 11/29/1994 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9331   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  David BalakrishnanJeff BealDizzy GillespieMiles Davis,   ... 
Performer:  Tracy SilvermanDarol AngerDaniel SeidenbergMark Summer
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony OrchestraTurtle Island String Quartet
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

The members of the Turtle Island String Quartet improvise their solos on all works on this recording. The members of the Turtle Island String Quartet improvise their solos on all works on this recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Spider Dreams Suite by David Balakrishnan
Performer:  Tracy Silverman (Violin), Darol Anger (Baritone Violin), Daniel Seidenberg (Violin),
Daniel Seidenberg (Viola), Darol Anger (Violin), Mark Summer (Cello)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra,  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
2.
Interchange by Jeff Beal
Performer:  Tracy Silverman (Violin), Mark Summer (Cello), Darol Anger (Violin),
Daniel Seidenberg (Viola)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra,  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; USA 
3.
A Night in Tunisia by Dizzy Gillespie
Performer:  Tracy Silverman (Violin), Mark Summer (Cello), Daniel Seidenberg (Viola),
Darol Anger (Baritone Violin)
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra,  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Vince Mendoza and David Balakrishnan
Frank Paparelli and Dizzy Gillespie collaborated on the music for this song. 
4.
Seven Steps to Heaven by Miles Davis
Performer:  Tracy Silverman (Violin), Mark Summer (Cello), Darol Anger (Baritone Violin),
Daniel Seidenberg (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1963; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Turtle Island String Quartet
This selection shares a track and timing with "Blue in Green." 
5.
Blue in Green by Miles Davis
Performer:  Tracy Silverman (Violin), Mark Summer (Cello), Daniel Seidenberg (Viola),
Darol Anger (Baritone Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Turtle Island String Quartet
This selection shares a track and timing with "Seven Steps to Heaven." 
6.
Bach's Lunch by Daniel Seidenberg
Performer:  Mark Summer (Cello), Daniel Seidenberg (Viola), Tracy Silverman (Violin),
Darol Anger (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: This work is based on compositions by J.S. Bach. 
7.
Who do you think you are? by Candler,
Performer:  Mark Summer (Cello), Daniel Seidenberg (Viola), Tracy Silverman (Violin),
Darol Anger (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Turtle Island String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Notes: Arranged: Danny Seidenberg
This song, performed by Tower of Power, was co-written by Grillo and Mathieson. 

Sound Samples

Spider Dreams: I.
Spider Dreams: II. Waterfall with blenders
Interchange: I. Introductions
Interchange: II. Dialogue
Interchange: III. I solisti
Interchange: IV. Tutti
A Night in Tunisia (arr. for string quartet and orchestra)
Blue in Green - 7 Steps to Heaven
Bach - Bach's Lunch
Who do you think you are? (arr. for string quartet)

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