Derek Charke: Tundra Songs

Release Date: 3/10/2015
Label: Centrediscs
Catalog Number: CMCCD 21015
Composer: Derek Charke
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
Number of Discs: 1

Physical Format:

CD
In Stock
$16.99
Notes and Editorial Reviews
The newest release from Kronos Quartet features “Tundra Songs,” “Cercle du Nord III” and a selection of Inuit Throat Song Games for String Quartet written by JUNO Award-winning composer Derek Charke. All three works were commissioned and premiered by the Kronos Quartet to critical acclaim in North America and Europe. Tundra Songs was designed to complement the voice of its lead performer, Intuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq.
Works on This Recording
1. Inuit Throat Song Games: no 4, Lullaby by Derek Charke
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
2. Inuit Throat Song Games: no 11, Throat Song by Derek Charke
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
3. Cercle du Nord III by Derek Charke
Performer: Derek Charke (Electronics)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
4. Inuit Throat Song Games: no 22, Song of a Name (For a Boy) by Derek Charke
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
5. Inuit Throat Song Games: no 1, Dogs by Derek Charke
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
6. Tundra Songs by Derek Charke
Performer: Tanya Tagaq (Vocals)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Kronos Quartet
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