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Date: September 10, 2008

Time: 9:00 PM

City: Gainesville, Florida

Venue: Phillips Center

Presenter: University of Florida Performing Arts




A Musical Meditation on the Anniversary of 9/11

With special guest The P.K. Yonge Middle School Performing Arts Chorus, conducted by Melanie Harris

Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Adhans [Turkey, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia] +
Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky / Awakening [Uzbekistan] *
Unknown (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Oh Mother, the Handsome Man Tortures Me [Iraq] +
Traditional (arr. Jacob Garchik) / Lullaby [Iran] +
Ram Narayan (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Raga Mishra Bhairavi [India] +

Einsturzende Neubauten (arr. Paola Prestini & Kronos) / Armenia [Germany] +
John Oswald / Spectre [Canada] *
Michael Gordon / The Sad Park [United States] *
  Part 1 two evil planes broke in little pieces and fire came
  Part 2 there was a big boom and then there was teeny fiery coming out
  Part 3 I just heard that on the news that the buildings are crashing down
  Part 4 and all the persons that were in the airplane died
Played without pause

Osvaldo Golijov & Gustavo Santaolalla / Darkness 9/11 from the film 11/09/01 [Argentina]
Terry Riley / One Earth, One People, One Love from Sun Rings [United States] *
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) [Sweden] +
Vladimir Martynov (rescored for Kronos by V. Martynov) / The Beatitudes [Russia] +

Performed without intermission and played without pause

Updated: 11/21/2008

* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

Recent World Premiere

Philip Glass' String Quartet No. 6 premiered at the Chan Centre in Vancouver (Oct 19, 2013), followed by performances at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, NV (Oct 21), Clarice Smith Center in College Park, MD (Oct 24), and Stanford Live in Stanford, CA (Jan 15, 2014). Upcoming performances include Krannert Center in Urbana, IL (Mar 19), Théâtre de la Ville in Paris (May 5), the Barbican in London (May 13) and more.

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