Kronos Quartet Pieces of Africa

Kronos Quartet - Pieces Of Africa  

Posted by Garina at Feb. 24, 2009
Kronos Quartet - Pieces Of Africa

Kronos Quartet - Pieces Of Africa
Flac & MP3, 320 kbps | 268 MB & 152.7 MB| Label: Nonesuch | CD 1992
Covers included

Kronos Quartet - Pieces of Africa  

Posted by pitiuso at Jan. 5, 2009
Kronos Quartet - Pieces of Africa

Kronos Quartet - Pieces of Africa
World music | R. Data 1992 | FLAC+CUE | 298 MB | Scans

DJ Spooky and Kronos Quartet - Rebirth Of A Nation (2015)  Music

Posted by varrock at Sept. 17, 2015
DJ Spooky and Kronos Quartet - Rebirth Of A Nation (2015)

DJ Spooky and Kronos Quartet - Rebirth Of A Nation (2015)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | Tracks: 19 | 79:16 min | 182 Mb
Style: Electronic, Neo-Classical, Soundtrack | Label: Cantaloupe Music

Paul D. Miller is probably most well-known under his “constructed persona” as DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid. He has recorded a huge volume of music and collaborated with a wide variety of musicians and composers, among them Iannis Xenakis, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Kronos Quartet, Pierre Boulez, Steve Reich, Yoko Ono, Thurston Moore and many others.

Kronos Quartet - Music of Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (Mugam Sayagi)  Music

Posted by mendelfan at Feb. 29, 2008
Kronos Quartet - Music of Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (Mugam Sayagi)

Kronos Quartet - Music of Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (Mugam Sayagi)
Contemporary classical | DDD | MP3@256kbs | Booklet/covers | 98 Mb | Mediafire

Music Of Vladimir Martynov - Kronos Quartet (2012)  Music

Posted by peotuvave at Feb. 7, 2013
Music Of Vladimir Martynov - Kronos Quartet (2012)

Music Of Vladimir Martynov - Kronos Quartet (2012)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 322 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog Number: 529776

Their first release since 2009's critically acclaimed Floodplain, Music of Vladimir Martynov includes three works written for Kronos by the leading Russian composer: The Beatitudes (1998, rescored for Kronos, 2006), Schubert-Quintet (Unfinished) (2009), and Der Abschied (2006). Kronos' artistic director and founder David Harrington says Martynov's music "straddles various points of musical history and time; the music seems to me to reflect and absorb humanity in such a beautiful way."
Music of Central Asia Vol. 8 – Rainbow: Kronos Quartet with Alim & Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi (2010)

Music of Central Asia Vol. 8 – Rainbow: Kronos Quartet with Alim & Fargana Qasimov and Homayun Sakhi (2010)
CD: World/Ethnic | FLAC lossless | cuesheets+log | covers+booklet | 1h05m39s | 341mb | DVD5: VIDEO_TS | NTSC | 720:480 | 4:3 | Audio PCM@1536 | English hardsubs | 35m41s | 1.81gb
Smithsonian Folkways | cat. no. SFWCD 40527

Kronos Quartet - Short Stories (1993) (Repost)  Music

Posted by tirexiss at May 28, 2017
Kronos Quartet - Short Stories (1993) (Repost)

Kronos Quartet - Short Stories (1993)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:15:05 | 350 MB
Genre: Modern Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog: 7559793102

Pieces by nine very different composers make up this fascinating collection of works for string quartet entitled Short Stories, performed by the Kronos Quartet. Elliott Sharp's Digital (1986) is a hard-edged rhythmic study using the instrument bodies as drums, with objects inserted in the strings to create rattling, shaker, and tambourine-like sounds. Steve Mackey's arrangement (1989) of the classic Chicago blues tune "Spoonful" (1960), by the prolific Willie Dixon, exaggerates the gestures of the song and employs complex harmonies and modernistic devices like string crunches, etc. John Oswald's Spectre (1990) opens with the naive sound of the quartet tuning up.

Kronos Quartet - Floodplain (2009)  Music

Posted by Designol at Aug. 21, 2015
Kronos Quartet - Floodplain (2009)

Kronos Quartet - Floodplain (2009)
EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 437 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 196 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: World Fusion, Contemporary Classical | Label: Nonesuch | # 7559-79828-8 | Time: 01:18:50

The Kronos Quartet continues to broaden the repertoire for string quartet beyond the Western European tradition with Floodplain, an album of music all written or arranged for the ensemble. This album moves the ensemble even further afield from the conventional quartet; the players frequently double on folk instruments, and in one of the pieces they don't use their own instruments at all, but newly invented ones, created especially for this album. The selection of music is broadly eclectic and includes arrangements of a popular Arab song from 1940 and an ancient Christian hymn from Lebanon, a collaboration with a Palestinian electronic ensemble, and an original piece by a Serbian-American composer. The album has a number of guest artists, including the Azerbaijani Alim Qasimov Ensemble, Terry Riley playing tambura and Wu Man playing electric sitar.
Kronos Quartet, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dianne Berkun - Bryce Dessner - Aheym (2013)

Kronos Quartet, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, Dianne Berkun - Bryce Dessner - Aheym (2013)
EAC Rip | Flac (Image + cue + log) | 1 CD | Full Scans | 220 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Anti | Catalog Number: 87296

Aheym Is an astonishing collaboration between National guitarist Bryce Dessner and journeyman new music string quartet the Kronos Quartet. Performing four compositions by Dessner,The Kronos Quartet champion an exciting young composer, continuing a history of presenting new and important works and composers that stretches back to their founding in 1973.
Kronos Quartet - Folk Songs (2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Kronos Quartet - Folk Songs (2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 39:12 minutes | 783 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

When Nonesuch Records celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, with festivals at London's Barbican Centre and New York's Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), Kronos Quartet joined forces with four labelmates-Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Rhiannon Giddens, and Natalie Merchant-to perform a concert entitled Folk Songs. The group later recorded the songs, most of which are traditional with contemporary arrangements, with Doug Petty as the album's producer.