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Explorer Series: Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet
Release Date: 04/08/2014 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 536951   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Dumisani MaraireHassan HakmounFoday Musa SusoLawrence JKS Tamusuza,   ... 
Performer:  Dumisani MaraireJoan JeanrenaudHank DuttJohn Sherba,   ... 
Conductor:  Terrence Kelly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos QuartetOakland Interfaith Gospel ChoirTuvan Singers,   ... 
Number of Discs: 5 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Mai Nozipo by Dumisani Maraire
Performer:  Dumisani Maraire (Ngoma), Dumisani Maraire (Percussion), Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello),
Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin), Dumisani Maraire (Hosho),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Zimbabwe 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 6 Minutes 54 Secs. 
2.
Saade by Hassan Hakmoun
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hassan Hakmoun (Voice), David Harrington (Violin),
John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola), Said Hakmoun (Voice),
Hassan Hakmoun (Sitar), Radouane Laktib (Voice), Said Hakmoun (Bander),
Radouane Laktib (Oud)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Morocco 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 3 Minutes 21 Secs. 
3.
Tillibyo by Foday Musa Suso
Performer:  Foday Musa Suso (Kora), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Gambia 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
4.
Ekitundu Ekisooka by Lawrence JKS Tamusuza
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Uganda 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 5 Minutes 36 Secs. 
5.
Escalay by Hamza El Din
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hamza El Din (Tar)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; Sudan 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 12 Minutes 17 Secs. 
6.
Wawshishijay for Vocals, Percussion and String Quartet by Obo Addy
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Obo Addy (Voice), Obo Addy (Percussion),
David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Ghana 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
7.
Quartet for Strings no 1 "White Man Sleeps" by Kevin Volans
Performer:  Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1984; South Africa 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 22 Minutes 7 Secs. 
8.
Kutambarara by Dumisani Maraire
Performer:  Dumisani Maraire (Mbira), Dan Pauli (Hosho), Dumisani Maraire (Voice),
Joan Jeanrenaud (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
David Harrington (Violin)
Conductor:  Terrence Kelly
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet,  Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1990; Zimbabwe 
Date of Recording: 1989-91 
Length: 7 Minutes 10 Secs. 
9.
Kongerei by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet,  Tuvan Singers
Written: Tuva Republic, Russi 
10.
Lacrymosa by Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Uzbekistan 
11.
Mugam sayagi by Franguiz Ali-Zadeh
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Azerbaijan 
12.
Quartet for Strings no 4 by Sofia Gubaidulina
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Russia 
13.
A Cool Wind Is Blowing by Tigran Tahmizyan
Performer:  Djivan Gasparyan (Duduk)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1993; Armenia 
14.
K'vakarat by Osvaldo Golijov
Performer:  Misha Alexandrovich (Cantor)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1994; Argentina 
15.
Life Without Christmas: Night Prayers by Giya Kancheli
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1991; Georgian Republic 
16.
Pannonia Boundless by Aleksandra Vrebalov
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Jennifer Culp (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
17.
La muerte chiquita by Enrique Rangel
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola),
John Sherba (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1999; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 3 Secs. 
18.
Turceasca by Sapo Perapaskero
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello), David Harrington (Violin),
Anghel "Caliu" Gheorghe (Violin), Ionel "Ionita" Manole (Accordion), Constantin "Costica" Lautaru (Violin),
Viorel Vlad (Double Bass), Marin "Marius" Manole (Accordion), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet,  Taraf de Haïdouks
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Romania 
Date of Recording: 05/1999 
Venue:  Saarbrücken, Germany 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
19.
Cortejo fúnebre en el Monte Diablo by Terry Riley
Performer:  Terry Riley (Electronics), Jennifer Culp (Cello), David Harrington (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 7 Minutes 6 Secs. 
20.
Responso by Anibal Troilo
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1963; Argentina 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
21.
Gallop of a Thousand Horses by Kayhan Kalhor
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
Kayhan Kalhor (Kamancha), David Harrington (Violin), Ziya Tabassian (Tombak)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
22.
Ecstasy by Ali Jihad Racy
Performer:  Hank Dutt (Viola), Ali Jihad Racy (Ney), Souhail Kaspar (Tar),
Jennifer Culp (Cello), John Sherba (Violin), David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 8 Minutes 33 Secs. 
23.
Gloomy Sunday by Rezsö Seress
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Jennifer Culp (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: Hungary 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 25 Secs. 
24.
Misirlou Twist by Nicholas Roubanis
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola), Martyn Jones (Drums)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 20 Secs. 
25.
Aaj ki raat by R.D. Burman
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Jennifer Culp (Cello), Zakir Hussain (Tabla)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: India 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 50 Secs. 
26.
Cancao verdes anos by Carlos Paredes
Performer:  David Harrington (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello), John Sherba (Violin),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: by 1963 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 3 Secs. 
27.
Romance no 1 by Carlos Paredes
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Date of Recording: 1999 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 4 Secs. 
28.
El sinaloense by Severiano Briseño
Performer:  Plankton Man (Electronics)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; Mexico 
Length: 5 Minutes 0 Secs. 
29.
Se me hizo fácil by Agustín Lara
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
David Harrington (Violin), Luanne Warner (Marimba)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 51 Secs. 
30.
Mini skirt by Juan García Esquivel
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), David Harrington (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello),
Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
31.
El llorar by Traditional
Performer:  Hank Dutt (Viola), David Harrington (Violin), Alejandro Flores (Violin),
Jennifer Culp (Cello), Alejandro Flores (Voice), Efrén Vargas (Voice),
John Sherba (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Written: Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Spanish 
32.
Perfidia by Alberto Dominguez
Performer:  Carlos Garcia (Leaf), John Sherba (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello),
Hank Dutt (Viola), David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 2 Secs. 
33.
K'in Sventa Ch'ul Me'tik Kwadulupe by Osvaldo Golijov
Performer:  Rominko Mendez Xik (Voice), David Harrington (Violin), Pegro Lunes Tak'il Bek'et (Guitar),
Carmen Gomez Oso (Voice), Rominko Patixtan Patixtan (Harp), Luanne Warner (Marimba),
Jennifer Culp (Cello), John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola),
Xun Perez Hol Cotom (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 5 Minutes 57 Secs. 
34.
Tabú by Margarita Lecuona
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola), Jennifer Culp (Cello),
David Harrington (Violin), Luis Conte (Percussion)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; Cuba 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
35.
Plasmaht by Ariel Guzik
Performer:  Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin), David Harrington (Violin),
Jennifer Culp (Cello), Ariel Guzik (Espejo Plasmaht)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
36.
Sensemayá by Silvestre Revueltas
Performer:  Alfredo Bringas (Percussion), John Sherba (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello),
David Harrington (Violin), Cláudia Oliveira (Percussion), Raul Tudon (Percussion),
Ricardo Gallardo (Percussion), Hank Dutt (Viola)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet,  Tambuco
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 7 Minutes 28 Secs. 
37.
Cuatro milpas by B. Garcia de Jesus
Performer:  Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola), John Sherba (Violin),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: circa 1926; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
38.
Chavosuite by Ricardo Gallardo
Performer:  Gustavo Santaolalla (Percussion), Gustavo Santaolalla (Toys), Roberto Gómez Bolaños (Voice),
Doña Florinda (Voice), Luna Santaolalla (Voice), David Harrington (Violin),
John Sherba (Violin), Hank Dutt (Viola), Jennifer Culp (Cello)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2001; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 5 Minutes 14 Secs. 
39.
Nacho Verduzco by Chalino Sánchez
Performer:  John Sherba (Violin), Jennifer Culp (Cello), Hank Dutt (Viola),
David Harrington (Violin)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1992; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 2000-01 
Venue:  Skywalker Sound, Nicasio, California 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 
40.
12/12 by Cafe Tacvba
Performer:  Alejandro Flores (Requinto), Emmanuel De Real (Computer), Emmanuel De Real (Dancer),
Alejandro Flores (Violin), Emmanuel De Real (Keyboards), Quique Rangel (Dancer),
John Sherba (Violin), David Harrington (Violin), Quique Rangel (Computer),
Hank Dutt (Viola), Jennifer Culp (Cello), Ruben Albarran (Electric Guitar),
Joselo Rangel (Electric Guitar), Quique Rangel (Shell Trumpet)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet,  Café Tacuba
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 2000; Mexico 
Date of Recording: 01/2001 
Venue:  O'Henry Studios, Burbank, California 
Length: 11 Minutes 39 Secs. 
41.
Ya Habibi Ta'ala "My Love, Come Quickly" by Midhat Assem
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
42.
Wa habibi by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
43.
Getme, Getme "Don't Leave, Don't Leave" by Said Rustamov
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
44.
Raga Mishra Bhairavi: Alap by Ram Narayan
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
45.
Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me by Anonymous
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
46.
Lullaby by Traditional
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet
47.
Kara Kemir by Kuat Shildebaev
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Kronos Quartet

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