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The String Quartets

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Dig Deep
13:52
 
02
Four Marys
10:49
 
03
Early that Summer
12:01
 
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Total Tracks: 3   Total Length: 36:42

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Brian Wise

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04.22.11
Julia Wolfe, The String Quartets
Label: Cantaloupe Music

Julia Wolfe, the co-founder of Bang on a Can, along with David Lang and Michael Gordon, claims Led Zeppelin, Beethoven and Motown music as her formative influences. But listening to “Dig Deep,” a one-movement string quartet commissioned by the Kronos Quartet, one is mostly reminded of heavier stuff: metal bands like Iron Maiden or Metallica. Like Andriessen, Wolfe's esthetic is a highly dissonant brand of minimalism, thick in texture and just… read more »

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