#96 String Quartet Plus

Ever since its creation by Haydn in the 18th century, the string quartet has been one of the preeminent vehicles for more musical innovation. This show features new directions for the string quartet, pairing the quartet with unusual other instruments like frame drum, alto flute and more.

William Kraft: Music for String Quartet and Percussion, III: The Winds of Evanescence
Southwest Chamber Music
Cambria 8803 (Purchase)
:41, 5:10

Romano Crivici: Flat Earth for didgeridoo and string quartet (excerpt)
Elektra String Quartet; Crivici, didgeridoo
ABC Classics 4657042 (Purchase)

Mason Bates: Bagatelles, I- Rough Math
Del Sol Quartet
Sono Luminus 92701

Franghiz Ali-Zadeh: Apsheron Quartet, II- Reverse Time
Kronos Quartet; Ali-Zadeh, p.
Nonesuch 79804 (Purchase)

Osvaldo Golijov: The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, IV
Kronos Quartet, David Krakauer, clarinet
Nonesuch 79444 (Purchase)

Terry Riley: The Cusp of Magic- Buddha’s Bedroom
Kronos Quartet; Wu Man, pipa
Nonesuch 360508 (Purchase)

Diego Schissi: Liquido
Spektral Quartet; Julien Labro, bandoneon
new release

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