Title: Complete Srtring Quartets
Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001)
The Jack Quartet
The Jack Quartet:
Christopher Otto and Ari Streisfeld, violins
John Pickford Richards, viola
Kevin McFarland, cello
The first complete recording of Xenakis' string quartets, recorded in surround sound. This body of work represents one of the most important contributions to music for strings of the post-World War II era.
The first new recording of Xenakis' first three quartets since 1994.
The only available recording of Xenakis' last quartet, 'Ergma', from 1994.
The first commercial release by the JACK Quartet, a young New York/Boston based group that has been garnering high praise for their performances of complex and challenging new music.The members of the quartet met while attending the Eastman School of Music, New York.The quartet has since studied closely with the Arditti Quartet, Kronos Quartet, Muir String Quartet, and members of the Ensemble Intercontemporain.
1. Tetras (1983)
2. Tetora (1990)
3. ST-4/080262 (1956-62)
4. Ergma (1994)
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