#241 Kontras Quartet Live in Studio

A special broadcast with Chicago’s Kontras Quartet, a group that has been blending the line between classical and folk music since 2009.

On this program we’ll hear folk-inspired repertoire from South Africa to Japan back home to the Midwest.

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Sarah Zwinklis

Music

Strum by Jessie Montgomery

String Quartet No. 1 “White Man Sleeps”: Movement I. “First Dance”
by Kevin Volans

Exodus Quartet: I. “A Tale; Generations of Suffering” by Rudy Perrault

Appalachian Polaroids  by Steven Snowden

Japanese Folk Song Suite No. 2: Movement I. Yagibushi  & Movement II. Nambu ushioi otaby Hajime Komatsu –

Komeng by Mokale Koapeng

8 Chinese folk songs: No. 5: Horse Herds Mountain Song & No. 8: Leaving Home by Zhou Long

Shortnin’ Bread by Florence Price

String Quartet No. 3 “Old Time” by Mark O’Connor

Black Bend by Dan Visconti

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