#164 Kronos Quartet

Ground breakers, virtuosos, and commissioners of many of the world’s twentieth and twenty-first century string quartet masterpieces, the influence of the Kronos Quartet cannot be underestimated.  We’ll feature a sampling of their luminous output over the years.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

Alan Dorsey: Whatever Happened to the Hoodoo Meat Bucket?
Kronos Quartet
Reference Recordings 9
2:26

John Geist: Dark Razz
Kronos Quartet
Reference Recordings 9
3:39

Aleksandra Vrebalov: …hold me, neighbor, in this storm (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 518349
8:45

Harry Partch: U.S. Highball, “Did I ever ride freight trains- huh!” & “Leaving Little America, Wyo-ma”
Kronos Quartet; David Barron, narrator
Nonesuch 79697
5:10

Pēteris Vasks: String Quartet No. 4, II, Elegy
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79695
7:22

John Zorn: Forbidden Fruit (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79181
3:43

Steve Reich: Triple Quartet, II
Kronos Quartet
Nonesuch 79546
4:05

Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky: Lachrimosa
Kronos Quartet; Dawn Upshaw, ms.
Nonesuch 79346
5:55

Television: Marquee Moon (excerpt)
Kronos Quartet
Elektra 60940
1:28

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