- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 56 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: September 5, 2000
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: Image Entertainment
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Packaging: Snap Case
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 1.78
Single Aide - Single Layer
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital Stereo - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
A collection of performances by the Grammy-winning Kronos Quartet of works in their repertoire, plus candid discussion about the works. Essential viewing for fans of contemporary music.
Description by Image Entertainment:
Since their inception in 1973, the Kronos Quartet has achieved international acclaim for their fresh approach to music. They have sold millions of audio recordings and are responsible for the creation of more than 400 new string quartets. Kronos has earned six Grammy nominations and won the ASCAP/Chamber Music America Award for Adventurous Programming eight times. Tracks: Four for Tango (Astor Piazzolla), Cadenza on the Night Plain (Terry Riley), Escalay (Hamza El Din), Cat o' Nine Tails (John Zorn), John's Book of Alleged Dances--Standchen: The Little Serenade (John Adams), O Virtus Sapientie (Hildegard Von Bingen), Two Studies on Ancient Greek Scales (Harry Partch), Viderunt Omnes (Perotin), Collected Songs Where Every Verse Is Filled with Grief (Alfred Schnittke), Altar de Muertos (Gabriela Ortiz), Purple Haze (Jimi Hendrix).