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Kronos Quartet - Pieces Of Africa album


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The album consists of commissions from African composers working at varying distances from European conventions. But whereas Byrne and Simon arguably used the music of Brazil or South Africa as backgrounds over which to display their own egos, the Kronos Quartet's members managed to sublimate themselves in service to the compositions, never giving the listener any sense of condescension. All of which is to say that Pieces of Africa is a very beautiful recording with several superb individual works

Pieces of Africa is a studio album by the Kronos Quartet, containing works commissioned by the quartet, written by seven African composers. David Harrington - violin, akete.

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Published by Rizzoli International Publications. Reprinted with permission. Packaging: Warner jewel case (embossed logo on front) with 24-page booklet including English, French and German liner notes.

The discography of the Kronos Quartet includes 43 studio albums, two compilations, five soundtracks, and 29 contributions to other artists' records. The Kronos Quartet plays classical, pop, rock, jazz, folk, world and contemporary classical music (often written especially for them by for instance Philip Glass, Terry Riley, Alexandra Vrebalov,. and was founded in 1973 by violinist David Harrington. Since 1978, they are based in San Francisco, California.

This album has an average beat per minute of 124 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 80/183 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Pieces of Africa. BPM Profile Pieces of Africa. Album starts at 124BPM, ends at 128BPM (+4), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing). Recent albums by Kronos Quartet. Mahsa Vahdat & Marjan Vahdat).

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Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). 1. 30. Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo"). I didn't get to hear the rest of the album, but I am assuming the anything and everything that Kronos Quartet does, is worth listening to. I hope I'm right. One person found this helpful.

Pieces of Africa, 1992. Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo"), 06:59. Tilliboyo ("Sunset"), 04:20. Unfortunately, the station stopped broadcasting. Perhaps, this is a temporary station problem. You can leave your e-mail and we will let you know when the broadcast of the station will be online again: Or listen to the other country dec name stations.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo")
Percussion [Ngoma, Hosho], Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*
6:54
2 Saade ("I'm Happy")
Lead Vocals, Sintir, Composed By – Hassan HakmounOud, Vocals – Radouane LaktibPercussion [Bendir], Vocals – Said HakmounProducer [Realized By] – Itaal Shur, Richard Horowitz
3:21
3 Tilliboyo ("Sunset")
Kora, Composed By – Foday Musa Suso
4:20
4 Ekitundu Ekisooka ("First Movement")
Composed By – Justinian Tamusuza
5:36
5 Escalay ("Waterwheel")
Producer [Realized By] – Tohru UedaTar (Drum), Composed By – Hamza El Din
12:17
6 Wawshishijay ("Our Beginning")
Performer [Aketse], Vocals – Kronos QuartetPerformer [Donno, Brekete, Pretia, Aketse, Gidi], Vocals, Composed By – Obo AddyProducer [Realized By] – Chris Baum
4:50
White Man Sleeps
Composed By – Kevin Volans
(22:07)
7 I. 4:01
8 II. 5:04
9 III. 3:22
10 IV. 6:14
11 V. 3:16
12 Kutambarara ("Spreading")
Choir – Oakland Interfaith Gospel ChoirDirected By [Choir] – Terrence Kelly*Lead Vocals, Kalimba [Mbira], Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*Percussion [Hosho] – Dan Pauli
7:10

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Manufactured By – Cinram
  • Distributed By – Warner Music Canada Ltd

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Manhattan Design
  • Cello – Joan Jeanrenaud
  • Engineer – Bob Edwards, Judith Sherman, Paul Zinman
  • Photography By [African Canvas] – Margaret Courtney-Clarke
  • Producer – Judith Sherman, Kronos Quartet
  • Violin – David Harrington, Hank Dutt, John Sherba

Notes

Jewel case

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7559-79275-2 8
  • Barcode (String): 075597927528
  • Matrix / Runout: #920206CC CD-79225 MFG BY CINRAM

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Europe 1992
556438-1 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(2xLP, Album, RE) Nonesuch 556438-1 US 2016
PR 8448 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra Nonesuch PR 8448 US 1992
E2 79275 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Club) Elektra Nonesuch E2 79275 US 1992
E2 79275 748590T, E2 79275, E2 79275 CRC Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch E2 79275 748590T, E2 79275, E2 79275 CRC US 1992

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Dumisani Maraire* Mai Nozipo ("Mother Nozipo")
Percussion [Ngoma, Hosho], Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*
6:54
2 Hassan Hakmoun Saade ("I'm Happy")
Bendir, Vocals – Said HakmounLead Vocals, Sintir, Composed By – Hassan HakmounOud, Vocals – Radouane LaktibRealization – Itaal Shur, Richard Horowitz
3:21
3 Foday Musa Suso Tilliboyo ("Sunset")
Kora, Composed By – Foday Musa Suso
4:20
4 Justinian Tamusuza Ekitundu Ekisooka ("First Movement")
Composed By – Justinian Tamusuza
5:36
5 Hamza El Din Escalay ("Waterwheel")
Realization – Tohru UedaTar (lute), Composed By – Hamza El Din
12:17
6 Obo Addy Wawshishijay ("Our Beginning")
Performer [Aketse], Vocals – Kronos QuartetPerformer [Donno, Brekete, Pretia, Aketse, Gidi], Vocals, Composed By – Obo AddyRealization – Chris Baum
4:50
Kevin Volans White Man Sleeps
Composed By – Kevin Volans
(22:07)
7 I. 4:01
8 II. 5:04
9 III. 3:22
10 IV. 6:14
11 V. 3:16
12 Dumisani Maraire* Kutambarara ("Spreading")
Choir – Oakland Interfaith Gospel ChoirDirected By [Choir] – Terrence Kelly*Lead Vocals, Kalimba [Mbira], Composed By – Dumisani Maraire*Percussion [Hosho] – Dan Pauli
7:10

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – WEA International Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Elektra Entertainment
  • Copyright (c) – WEA International Inc.
  • Published By – Owl's Head Music
  • Published By – Hassan Hakmoun
  • Published By – Suso Music
  • Published By – Nubiana Publishing
  • Published By – Kukrudu
  • Published By – Chester Music Ltd.
  • Made By – Warner Music Manufacturing Europe

Credits

  • Art Direction, Design – Manhattan Design
  • Cello – Joan Jeanrenaud
  • Engineer – Bob Edwards, Judith Sherman, Paul Zinman
  • Engineer [Assistant Engineers] – Calssic Digital, M.T. Silvia*, Nelson Wong, Tony Eckert
  • Ensemble – Kronos Quartet
  • Executive-Producer – Robert Hurwitz
  • Photography By – Margaret Courtney-Clarke
  • Producer [Produced By] – Judith Sherman, Kronos Quartet
  • Violin – David Harrington, Hank Dutt, John Sherba

Notes

Mai Nozipo (Shona: "Mother Nozipo") / Kutambarara (Shona: "Spreading")
Owl's Head Music (BMI)

Saade (Moroccan Arabic: "I'm Happy")
Hassan Hakmoun (BMI)

Tilliboyo (Mandingo: "Sunset")
Suso Music (BMI)

Ekitundu Ekisooka (Luganda: "First Movement")
Justinian Tamusuza (BMI)

Escalay (Nubian: "Waterwheel")
Nubiana Publishing (ASCAP / Jasrac)

Wawshishijay (Ga: "Our Beginning")
Kukrudu (BMI)

White Man Sleeps (Original, Unrevised Version)
Chester Music Ltd. (ASCAP)

Recorded 1989-1991

Photography from 'African Canvas'.
© 1990 by Margaret Courtney-Clarke.
Published by Rizzoli International Publications.
Reprinted with permission.

℗ & © 1992 Elektra Entertainment, a division of Warner Communications Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States
Made in Germany by Warner Music Manufacturing Europe

Packaging: Warner jewel case (embossed logo on front) with 24-page booklet including English, French and German liner notes.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 7559-79275-2 8
  • Barcode (String): 075597927559
  • Rights Society: GEMA / BIEM
  • Rights Society (Owl's Head Music, Hassan Hakmoun, Suso Music, Justinian Tamusuza, Kukrudu): BMI
  • Rights Society (Nubiana Publishing, Chester Music Ltd.): ASCAP
  • Label Code: LC 0286
  • Other: WE 063

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79275-2, 7559-79275-2 ZK Europe 1992
556438-1 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(2xLP, Album, RE) Nonesuch 556438-1 US 2016
PR 8448 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Promo) Elektra Nonesuch PR 8448 US 1992
E2 79275 Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album, Club) Elektra Nonesuch E2 79275 US 1992
E2 79275 748590T, E2 79275, E2 79275 CRC Kronos Quartet Pieces Of Africa ‎(CD, Album) Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch, Elektra Nonesuch E2 79275 748590T, E2 79275, E2 79275 CRC US 1992



Kronos Quartet - Pieces Of Africa album
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Performer: Kronos Quartet
Title: Pieces Of Africa
Category: Classical
Country: Europe
Released: 1992
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