Eclectic Currents – Calder Quartet (digital-only album)

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Release Date: 14-08-2020
PTC: 5186942

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Ted Hearne (b. 1982)

Nathan Davis (b. 1973)

6) Skrzyp Skrzyn (for amplified string quartet, 2010) 13:03

Tristan Perich (b. 1982)

7) Interface (for string quartet and 4-channel 1-bit electronics, 2007) 8:08
Total Tracks 11
Total Duration 01hr 16min

Album information

Eclectic Currents explores the endless possibility of the string quartet at the beginning of the twenty-first century. During the past decades, the Calder Quartet has commissioned works by many of the most imaginative young composers writing today. From the acoustic sonorities, dramatic rhythms, and unique timbres of Norman, Akiho, and Hearne, to the creaking amplifications of Davis, the glitchy electronic dirges of Wohl, and the primitive electronics of Perich, this album offers a snapshot of this body of work. The time-honored combination of instruments sounds entirely new in the hands of the many composers involved in this project.

This is a digital-only album, not available as a physical product.

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