It is a journey that could have been made in many different ways, but we believe that we returned with some nice souvenirs. Their 2014 album wood works dacapo Records was a left-field hit, and audiences around the world have been delighted by concert performances of the music. In these old melodies, we find immense beauty and depth, and we cant help but sing them through the medium of our string quartet.
Last Leaf #ad - They are widely recognized as the most exciting young string quartet of the present moment, bringing new insights to contemporary composition and core classical repertoire. Now the danish string Quartet bring their folk project to ECM with a stirring new recording. In parallel, they have also made surprising and impressive forays into the world of Nordic folk music.
From here we embark on a travel through the rich fauna of Nordic folk melodies until returning to Brorson in the end, say the DSQ. Shrink-wrapped.
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Wood WorksDacapo Classical 4340703247 #ad - No strangers to standard classical repertoire, the Quartet debuted on Dacapo with a prizewinning CD of string quartets by Carl Nielsen. Shrink-wrapped. The quartets video of an old bridal piece from Danish Sønderho has spread like wildfire on YouTube with more than 50, 000 viewings. Theyre the darlings of the press with classical reviewers, and in February were proclaimed a hit ensemble in The New York Times, at the same time filling a whole page under the heading a hot Danish foursome in The New Yorker.
Theyre riding a wave of international success with classical quartet playing in the worlds leading concert halls from Lincoln Center to Wigmore Hall. Here, the faroe islands, these four elite classical string players drop the sheet music and play traditional folk from small Nordic villages in Denmark, Norway and Sweden.
Wood Works #ad - The danish string quartet, are taking the plunge as folk musicians with their new album on Denmarks national record label Dacapo, at present the house quartet at both New York's Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society and BBC Radio 3, Wood Works.
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Philip Glass: Piano WorksDeutsche Grammophon #ad - He serves as artistic director to both the Vinterfest in Sweden and the Reykjavík Midsummer Music. This is a tribute to the master of minimal music, legendary Philip Glass, who turns 80 on 1. 31. 2017a year ago philip glass handpicked some pianists to perform all of his Etudes together at the Barbican in London.
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Blue MaqamsECM #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Brahem meets jack dejohnette for the first time here, but Holland and DeJohnette have been frequent musical partners over the last half-century beginning with ground-breaking work with Miles Davis their collaborations are legendary. Recorded in new yorks avatar studios in may 2017 and produced by Manfred Eicher, it brings the Tunisian oud master together with three brilliant improvisers: the Maqams of the title refers to the Arabic modal music system, rendered kind of blue by the jazz players.
Released on the occasion of Anouar Brahems 60th birthday, Blue Maqams offers many reasons to celebrate. And anouar in turn is inspired to some of his most outgoing playing. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. For anouar brahem and dave holland the album marks a reunion: they first collaborated 20 years ago on the very widely-acclaimed Thimar album.
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Ades/Norgard/AbrahamsenECM New Series 35383245 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Arcadia has no national boundaries, writes Paul Griffiths in the liner notes. Shrink-wrapped. Rune tonsgaard sorensen: violinfrederik oland: violinasbjorn norgaard: violafredrik schoyen sjolin: violoncelloThe Danish String Quartet, one of the most widely-acclaimed chamber groups of the present moment, makes its ECM debut playing a program of British and Danish music: Thomas Adess Arcadiana composed 1994, Per Norgards Quartetto Breve 1952, and Hans Abrahamsens 10 Preludes 1973.
Ades/Norgard/Abrahamsen #ad - Shrink-wrapped. We may feel that the precision of nuance, the warm and intelligent closeness of voices and the command of form these Danish musicians bring to Abrahamsen as to Norgard comes from some common heritage or sympathy, and yet the same fine qualities shine through their performance of the Ades piece.
The album was recorded in May 2015 at Reitstadel Neumarkt and produced by Manfred Eicher. Shrink-wrapped. The pieces were all written when the respective composers were each barely into their 20s, and have a freshness and intensity vividly conveyed in the DSQs interpretations. Shrink-wrapped.
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LadilikanWorld Circuit #ad - You take a trio of the finest traditional griot musicians from Mali and put them in a studio with Western music's most revolutionary string quartet - and the resulting album is one of the most richly rewarding musical collaborations you are likely to encounter. Shrink-wrapped. 2017 release. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
Ladilikan #ad - Together the kronos quartet and trio da kali have created an album that is rich in texture, hauntingly melodic and strikingly inventive as violins, viola and cello combine with balafon, ngoni and the powerful female voice of Hawa 'Kassé Mady' Diabaté in transcendental style. Shrink-wrapped. David harrington, who founded the kronos Quartet in 1973, describes the album as "one of the most beautiful Kronos has done in forty years.
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Folk SongsNonesuch #ad - Shrink-wrapped. 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, Olivia Chaney, Kronos Quartet joined forces with four labelmates-Sam Amidon, Rhiannon Giddens, and Natalie Merchant-to perform a concert entitled Folk Songs.
Folk Songs #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. The group later recorded the songs, most of which are traditional with contemporary arrangements, with Doug Petty as the album's producer. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
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Bach: Goldberg VariationsRhino Warner Classics #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. As she said: “i’m very happy to be going back to bach … it’s best to avoid bach in competitions … you can’t expose yourself to be totally killed by the jury! But Bach is my first love; now I am allowed to play it in public and I’m really looking forward to that.
Shrink-wrapped. Her interpretation of his epic goldberg variations bears out le monde’s judgement that “Beatrice Rana certainly has nothing left to prove when it comes to technique, but what makes an impression are her calm maturity and her sense of architecture, ” and Gramophone’s that she is “a fully developed artist of a stature that belies her tender years.
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Tonu Korvits: Moorland ElegiesNaxos of America, Inc. #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Tõnu kõrvits works belong to the repertoire of the most important Estonian orchestras, choirs and artists. Ondine continues its series of works by Baltic composers wtih a new exciting release. Shrink-wrapped. This album features moorland elegies, a nine-part cycle for mixed choir and string orchestra, is a crowning achievement of its composer Tõnu Kõrvits's magical impressionism.
Shrink-wrapped. John's church in October, 2015. Shrink-wrapped. In recent years hi smusic has been performed more and more outside of his native Estonia. His music carries the lsitener along on hypnotic journeys through the landscapes of nature and folk tradition, human soul and subconscious. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped.
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