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
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