Tagaq, Tanya / Kronos Quartet

Tagaq, Tanya / Kronos Quartet: Tundra Songs

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Product Type: CD

Title: Tundra Songs
Label: Centrediscs

• Always at the forefront, seeking the new and pushing toit's limits the boundaries of the traditional string quartet,it is no surprise the Kronos Quartet sought out Inuit throatsinger Tanya Tagaq for another collaboration with Canadiancomposer Derek Charke.• Tagaq's guttural, highly intimate, primal sounds date back toher ancestors.• She has turned these sounds into an art form that hasenthralled audiences the world over.• Pursuing a singular artistic vision for more than 40 years,the Kronos Quartet has become one of the most celebratedand influential groups of our time.• JUNO & ECMA Award winning composer and flutist DerekCharke is a full professor at Acadia University in Wolfville,Nova Scotia.• The president of the Acadia New Music Society which runsthe annual Shattering the Silence New Music Festival,Mr. Clarke continues to perform regularly as a new musicperformer and flute improviser.• "It's one of the major, spectacular pieces that has ever beenwritten for Kronos." - David Harrington, Kronos Quartet.

1.1 01. Tundra Songs
1.2 02. Cercle Du Nord III
1.3 03. Dogs
1.4 04. Lullaby
1.5 05. Throat Song
1.6 06. Song of a Name (For a Boy)

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