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At the Grave of Richard Wagner

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  • Kronos Quartet, which released an album of Folk Songs with four Nonesuch label mates in June, has announced its concert season for the autumn of 2017. On the schedule ahead are travels to Singapore, South Korea, and throughout the US and Canada, as well as multiple shows in and around the quartet's hometown of San Francisco.

  • Folk Songs, a new album joining Kronos Quartet with Nonesuch Records labelmates Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens, and Natalie Merchant is out now. The artists on the album first came together to perform these songs, most of which are traditional with contemporary arrangements, when Nonesuch celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014 with festivals at the Barbican Centre and Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). The group later recorded the songs with Doug Petty as the album's producer. You can take a quick look at the project in an album trailer here.

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    Works from Austrian composers Alban Berg and Anton Webern are prefaced by “a rare Liszt miniature” that, says the Chicago Tribune, reveals the Quartet's goal: to “convey the influence of Wagner down to the pupils of Arnold Schoenberg.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    Kronos Quartet:
    David Harrington, violin
    John Sherba, violin
    Hank Dutt, viola
    Joan Jeanrenaud, cello

    with
    Aki Takahashi, piano (1)
    Marcella DeCray, harp (1)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Judith Sherman and Kronos Quartet
    Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA
    Engineered by Bob Edwards and Judith Sherman
    Assistant Engineers: Craig Silvey (1-3), Tony Eckert (4-8)

    Art Direction and Design: Frank Olinsky
    Cover Photograph: f-stop Fitzgerald

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Works from Austrian composers Alban Berg and Anton Webern are prefaced by “a rare Liszt miniature” that, says the Chicago Tribune, reveals the Quartet's goal: to “convey the influence of Wagner down to the pupils of Arnold Schoenberg.”

Description: 

Works from Austrian composers Alban Berg and Anton Webern are prefaced by “a rare Liszt miniature” that, says the Chicago Tribune, reveals the Quartet's goal: to “convey the influence of Wagner down to the pupils of Arnold Schoenberg.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Judith Sherman and Kronos Quartet
Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA
Engineered by Bob Edwards and Judith Sherman
Assistant Engineers: Craig Silvey (1-3), Tony Eckert (4-8)

Art Direction and Design: Frank Olinsky
Cover Photograph: f-stop Fitzgerald

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79318

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Wednesday, September 1, 1993 - 04:00
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CD+MP3
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MUSICIANS
Kronos Quartet:
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello

with
Aki Takahashi, piano (1)
Marcella DeCray, harp (1)

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