Alfred Schnittke [1934-1998] : Collective songs where every verse is filled with grief [reblog]

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Οι Kronos Quartet διασκευάζουν το δεύτερο μέρος από το Κονσέρτο για Μικτή Χορωδία του γερμανο-εβραϊκής καταγωγής Ρώσου συνθέτη. Από το άλμπουμ τους, Kronos Quartet performs Alfred Schnittke – The Complete String Quartets, κυκλοφορημένου τη χρονιά του θανάτου του.

Kronos Quartet arrange the second part of Concerto for Mixed Choir by the Russian composer of German-Jewish descent. From their album, Kronos Quartet performers Alfred Schnittke – The Complete String Quartets, released on the year of his death.


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* For my friends who didn’t know, or first timers here, Oannes [aka Socratis Papahatzis] is my husband, partner in life and music and the one with my undying admiration. Together we have a band MK-O [the music of Marina Kanavaki & Oannes]. So, it’s my pleasure to share with you his [and sometimes mine] musical selections. • Do visit his site. He has my highest recommendation!