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Feldman: Piano & String Quartet

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  • Kronos Quartet and Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi will perform free for Carnegie Hall's first-ever online festival, Voices of Hope, April 16–30. The two-week festival examines the life-affirming power of music and the arts during times of crisis through more than 100 events, including programming presented by Carnegie Hall and more than 40 cultural and academic institutions across New York City and beyond. Kronos Quartet performs works by Terry Riley and others on April 24, and Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turris perform from their new album, They're Calling Me Home, on April 28.

  • Clint Mansell's haunting score to director Darren Aronofsky's 2000 film Requiem for a Dream, performed by Kronos Quartet, has returned to vinyl for the film's twentieth anniversary year, out now. The soundtrack was originally released on Nonesuch in 2000; the first vinyl edition was released for Record Store Day in 2016 with new artwork and two previously unreleased bonus tracks. The new 2-LP vinyl edition, which also includes the bonus tracks, features the original 2000 soundtrack cover art for the anniversary. "Brilliant stuff," says Classic FM.

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    Morton Feldman composed this meditative 79-minute piece for Kronos and Japanese pianist Aki Takahashi. The Los Angeles Times declared it “a classic in the modern chamber repertory.” The Chicago Tribune hailed the performers' “miraculous control, dedication, and concentration.”

    Credits

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

    with
    Aki Takahashi, piano (1)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by Judith Sherman and Kronos Quartet
    Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA, November 1991
    Engineered by Bob Edwards and Judith Sherman
    Assistant Engineer: Craig Silvey

    Art Direction and Design: Frank Olinsky
    Cover Photograph: by Andrew Syred/Photo Research
    Photograph of Morton Feldman by Steven Sloman (courtesy of The Buffalo News)

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Morton Feldman composed this meditative 79-minute piece for Kronos and Japanese pianist Aki Takahashi. The Los Angeles Times declared it “a classic in the modern chamber repertory.” The Chicago Tribune hailed the performers' “miraculous control, dedication, and concentration.”

Description: 

Morton Feldman composed this meditative 79-minute piece for Kronos and Japanese pianist Aki Takahashi. The Los Angeles Times declared it “a classic in the modern chamber repertory.” The Chicago Tribune hailed the performers' “miraculous control, dedication, and concentration.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by Judith Sherman and Kronos Quartet
Recorded at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, CA, November 1991
Engineered by Bob Edwards and Judith Sherman
Assistant Engineer: Craig Silvey

Art Direction and Design: Frank Olinsky
Cover Photograph: by Andrew Syred/Photo Research
Photograph of Morton Feldman by Steven Sloman (courtesy of The Buffalo News)

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79320

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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MUSICIANS
Kronos Quartet:
David Harrington, violin
John Sherba, violin
Hank Dutt, viola
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello

with
Aki Takahashi, piano (1)

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