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Kronos Quartet

Overview
Works: 690 works in 1,809 publications in 13 languages and 31,451 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Vampire films  Horror films  History  Military history  Documentary films  Music  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Musician, Arranger, Author, Composer, Other, Sponsor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Kronos Quartet
Dirty wars( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history, exposing operations carried out by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress. No target is off-limits for the JSOC "kill list," not even U.S. citizens
Black angels by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

28 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 6 languages and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieces of Africa by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

31 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 769 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mai Nozipo.. quatuor à cordes. Maraire, Dumisani4230. Kronos Quartet4590
Dracula : the legacy collection by Tod Browning( Visual )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and German and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of the Count, the two head to London where the vampire hopes to stroll among respectable society by day and search for potential victims by night
Different trains ; Electric counterpoint by Steve Reich( Recording )

31 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in 5 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Different trains" wird das musikalische Material aus Sprachaufnahmen abgeleitet. Aus Gesprächen wurden kurze Abschnitte ausgewählt, die sich mehr oder weniger klar einer bestimmten Tonhöhe zuordnen lassen. Diese Abschnitte wurden dann möglichst genau in Noten umgesetzt, erklingen im Werk ab Sampler und werden von den Instrumenten gedoppelt. Der Titel des Werkes und das sprachliche Material beziehen sich auf Eisenbahnzüge, in denen Juden in der Zeit des Zweiten Weltkrieges unterwegs waren: Das Kind Steve Reich in Amerika, und, unter ganz anderen Umständen, deutsche Juden in Europa
Dracula( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of the Carpathian count who leaves terror in his wake as he travels from his home in eastern Europe to lease Carfax Abbey in London. Based on the hit Broadway stage adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston
Catch that train! by Dan Zanes( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection children's songs
Kronos Quartet performs Philip Glass by Philip Glass( Recording )

17 editions published between 1975 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recorded Aug., 1993 at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California
Already it is dusk : string quartet no. 1, op. 62 ; Quasi una fantasia : string quartet no. 2, op. 64 by Henryk Mikołaj Górecki( Recording )

17 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Requiem for a dream by Darren Aronofsky( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and German and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four individuals living near Coney Island in Brooklyn suffer from their menacing addiction to heroin, cocaine, and speed. The drugs are very easily obtained and keep each in its cycle of dependence. Harry Goldfarb is your typical heroin junky with an ambitious plan of 'Getting off hard knocks, ' with help from his cocaine crazed girlfriend Marion and his long time friend Tyrone. In the mean time, his widowed mother is obsessed with the glamor of television and eventually finds her way to a dietitian who pushes her into the cycle of drug induced enslavement
Caravan by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kronos Quartet--apparently tired of performing some of the most riveting Western classical works composed in the last century--decided to take a vacation with Caravan . Where did they go? As evidenced by this globetrotting disc, seemingly everywhere. Music from the Middle East, South America, India, Portugal, and California (to name just a few) find their way onto this genre-blurring disc, along with a few surprises. They do a dizzying take on Dick Dale's "Miserlou," which we learn was originally written by Nicholas Roubanis in the '30s; perform a tune from India's bustling "Bollywood" film music industry; and tackle Terry Riley's inventive "Corgeo Funebre en el Monte Diablo"--The second movement of his Requiem for Adam (written for the late son of Kronos leader David Harrington). These are disparate but enthralling works that run the gamut from frenetic to reflective. Even though Caravan sounds less cohesive than Kronos's other world music foray, Pieces of Africa, this is still an enthralling collection and a must for Kronos fans. --Jason Verlinde
Dracula by Philip Glass( Recording )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A score for the 1931 Bela Lugosi classic
Songs from liquid days by Philip Glass( Recording )

20 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early music : lachrymæ antiquæ by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

24 editions published in 1997 in 7 languages and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

White man sleeps by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

24 editions published between 1987 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chimes of freedom : the songs of Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan( Recording )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amnesty International presents a collection that pays homage to the work of Bob Dylan while also spotlighting various issues in the fight for human rights
Night prayers by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oceana by Osvaldo Golijov( Recording )

17 editions published in 2007 in 5 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three scores by Grammy Award-winning composer Osvaldo Golijou and featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus and the Kronos Quartet
Winter was hard by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

24 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in 7 languages and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

KRONOS QUARTET. HARRINGTON, David (violin). SHERBA, John (violin) . DUTT, Hank (viola). JEANRENAUD, Joan (cello)
Nuevo by Kronos Quartet( Recording )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in 5 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diverse Mexican compositions and traditional music, principally arranged by Osvaldo Golijov
 
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KPAA

Kronos Kvartetten.

Kronos (Musical group)

Kronos Performing Arts Association

Kronos-Quartet

Kronos Quartet American string quartet

Kronos Quartet Cuarteto de cuerdas estadounidense

Kronos Quartet groupe de musique américain

Kronos Quartet gruppo musicale statunitense

Kronos Quartet US-amerikanischer Streichquartett

Kronos-Quartett

Kronos string quartet

Quatuor Kronos

The Kronos Quartet

Кронос-квартет

רביעיית קרונוס

クロノス・クァルテット

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