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Date: September 11, 2006

Time: 9:00 PM

City: San Francisco, California

Venue: Herbst Theatre

Presenter: San Francisco Performances



A Musical Meditation on the Fifth Anniversary of 9/11

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

Einstürzende Neubauten (arr. Paola Prestini & Kronos) / Armenia [Germany] + U.S. premiere
John Oswald / Spectre [Canada] *
Michael Gordon / The Sad Park [United States] * West Coast premiere
   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] West Coast premiere
Terry Riley / One Earth, One People, One Love from Sun Rings [United States] *
Traditional (arr. Kronos, transc. Ljova) / Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts) [Sweden] +
Aulis Sallinen (arr. Kronos) / Winter Was Hard [Finland] +
   with special guest Piedmont Choirs Concert Choir, Martín Benvenuto, conductor
   Sue Bohlin, guest conductor
Vladimir Martynov (rescored for Kronos by V. Martynov) / The Beatitudes [Russia] + World premiere

Performed without intermission and played without pause

Updated:  09/11/06

* Written for Kronos
+ Arranged for Kronos

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