Kronos Quartet ‎– Winter Was Hard

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1 Winter Was Hard, Op. 20
Arranged By – Kronos*Chorus – San Francisco Girls ChorusComposed By – Aulis SallinenDirected By [Chorus] – Elizabeth ApplingOrgan [Reed] – Earl L. MillerText By [Original] – Bo Carpelan
1:40
2 Half-Wolf Dances Mad In Moonlight (From Salome Dances For Peace)
Composed By – Terry Riley
8:21
3 Fratres
Adapted By [Realized By] – Thomas Höfer*Composed By – Arvo Pärt
9:24
4.1 Mäßig
Composed By – Anton Webern
0:28
4.2 Leicht Bewegt
Composed By – Anton Webern
0:23
4.3 Ziemlich Fließend
Composed By – Anton Webern
0:22
4.4 Sehr Langsam
Composed By – Anton Webern
0:49
4.5 Äußerst Langsam
Composed By – Anton Webern
1:07
4.6 Fließend
Composed By – Anton Webern
0:31
5 Forbidden Fruit (Variations For Voice, String Quartet And Turntables)
Composed By [In Collaboration With] – Christian Marclay, Ohta Hiromi*, Kronos QuartetComposed By, Producer – John ZornText By [Original Texts] – Яeck*Turntables – Christian MarclayVoice – Ohta Hiromi*
10:20
6 Bella By Barlight
Composed By – John Lurie
2:47
7 Four, For Tango
Composed By – Astor Piazzolla
4:41
8.1 Andante
Composed By – Alfred Schnittke
5:40
8.2 Agitato
Composed By – Alfred Schnittke
5:43
8.3 Pesante
Composed By – Alfred Schnittke
7:41
9 Adagio
Composed By – Samuel Barber
7:09
10 A Door Is Ajar
Arranged By – Kronos*Composed By – Traditional
0:37

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Packaged in a jewel case with an 8-page booklet that includes credits, lyrics, and release information.

Catalog number "9 79181-2" on spine.
Catalog number "79181-2" on CD.

Some of the track durations differ slightly from what is printed in booklet and on CD.

"Winter Was Hard" (1969, Edition Fazer Helsinki (Teosto))
"Half Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight" (1985, Ancient Word Music (BMI); written for Kronos Quartet)
"Fratres" (1977, Universal Edition)
"Six Bagatelles" (1911-13, Universal Edition)
"Forbidden Fruit" (1987, Hip's Road (BMI); Written for Kronos Quartet; Originally released on John Zorn's 'Spillane,' Nonesuch 79172)
"Bella By Barlight" (1984-85, Barking Lady Music (BMI))
"Four, For Tango" (1987, Editions Henry Lemoine; written for Kronos Quartet)
"Quartet No. 3" (1983, Universal Edition (VAAP))
"Adagio" (1936, G. Schirmer)
"A Door is Ajar" (1988)

Recorded November 1987 at Methuen Memorial Music Hall, Methuen, Massachusetts.
"Winter Was Hard" recorded January 1988 at St. Ignatius Church, San Francisco, California.
"Forbidden Fruit" recorded September 1987 at Russian Hill Recording, San Francisco, California and at Metal Box Studio, Tokyo, Japan. Mixed September 1987 at CBS Roppongi Studio, Tokyo, Japan.

Nos. 1-4 and 6-10 ℗ 1988, No. 5 ℗ 1987 Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records
℗ © 1988 Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records for the United States and WEA International for the world outside of the United States.
Made in U.S.A. by WEA Manufacturing Inc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 7559-79181-2 0
  • Matrix / Runout: 2 79181-2 SRC-03 M1-S2
  • Other (Spars Code): DDD

Other Versions (5 of 11) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
4-79181 Kronos Quartet Winter Was Hard(Cass, Album) Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records 4-79181 US 1988 Sell This Version
979 181-1 Kronos Quartet Winter Was Hard(LP, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Nonesuch Digital 979 181-1 Europe 1988 Sell This Version
E4 79181, 4-79181 Kronos Quartet Winter Was Hard(Cass, Album, Club) Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records, Elektra/Asylum/Nonesuch Records E4 79181, 4-79181 US 1988 Sell This Version
97 91811 Kronos Quartet Winter Was Hard(LP, Album) Nonesuch 97 91811 Canada 1988 Sell This Version
79181-2 Kronos Quartet Winter Was Hard(CD, Album, Club) Elektra Nonesuch 79181-2 US 1988 Sell This Version

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