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Kronos Quartet

Formed: 1973 in United States
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Genre: Classical
Group Members: Hank Dutt, David Harrington, Joan Jeanrenaud, John Sherba, Jennifer Culp, Jeffrey Zeigler
Biography: Since their founding in 1973, Kronos Quartet have become the foremost ambassador of contemporary chamber music, determined and successful at breaking down barriers between musical genres and between musicians and audiences.

David Harrington, the ensemble's founder and first violinist, was inspired to

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Salome Dances for Peace
Released: 1989
Label: Nonesuch
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There is no string quartet that has ever been written that can compare length and diversity with Terry Riley's Salome Dances for Peace. Morton Feldman has written a longer one, but it is confined to his ...Read full review
White Man Sleeps
Released: 1990
Label: Nonesuch
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