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Corporate Author Kronos Quartet. Performer.

Title Night prayers [sound recording].

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Elektra Nonesuch, p1994.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    F KRON NP K46CD    In Transit
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 000338 000601 002116 001146 000356 000809 002314
Note Elektra Nonesuch: 79346-2 (on container spine: 9 79346-2).
The 7th work with tape.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Brooke Gladstone and the composers, and texts with English translations ([16] p.) inserted in container.
Contents Kongerei / traditional ; arr. S. Mackey (3:38) -- Lacrymosa / Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky (6:01) -- Mugam sayagi / Franghiz Ali-Zadeh (21:16) -- Quartet no. 4 / Sofia Gubaidulina (11:46) -- A cool wind is blowing / Tigran Tahmizyan (3:56) -- K'vakarat / Osvaldo Golijov (8:09) -- Night prayers / Giya Kancheli (23:14).
Performer Kronos Quartet; the Throat Singers of Tuva (vocal trio; 1st work); Dawn Upshaw, soprano (2nd work); Djivan Gasparian, duduk (5th work); Mikhail Alexandrovich, cantor (6th work).
Event Recorded 1992-1994, at Skywalker Sound, Marin Co., Calif.; the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York; and Mechanics Hall, Worcester, Mass.
Language Sung in Russian (1st work), Latin (2nd work), and Hebrew (6th work).
Subject Vocal trios with string ensemble.
Throat singing.
Sacred songs (High voice) with string ensemble.
String quartets.
Quintets (Duduk (Oboe), violins (2), viola, violoncello)
Synagogue music -- High Holiday services.
Quintets (Electronics, violins (2), viola, violoncello)
Added Author Mackey, Steven, 1956- Arranger.
Upshaw, Dawn. voc
Gasparian, Djivan. Instrumentalist.
Aleksandrovich, Mikhail. voc
Yanov-Yanovsky, Dmitri. Lacrymosa.
Ali-Sade, Frangis, 1947- Mugam-sajahy.
Gubaidulina, Sofia. 1931- Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 4.
Tahmizyan, Tigran, 1961- Cool wind is blowing.
Golijov, Osvaldo, 1960- K'vakarat.
Kancheli, Gii︠a︡. Leben ohne Weihnacht. Nachtgebete.
Huun-Huur-Tu (Musical group) Performer.
Added Title Kongerei.
Standard No. 075597934625
Music No. 79346-2 Elektra Nonesuch
9 79346-2 Elektra Nonesuch

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