Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace

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Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace
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Studio album by Kronos Quartet
Released October 27, 1989
Recorded August 1988 at "Skywalker Ranch", Nicasio, California
Genre Experimental music
Western classical music
Minimalist music
Electronic music
Length 1:58:33
Label Nonesuch
Producer Robert Hurwitz, Judith Sherman
Kronos Quartet chronology
Different Trains/Electric Counterpoint
(1989)Different Trains/Electric Counterpoint1989
Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace
(1989)
Black Angels
(1990)Black Angels1990
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]

Kronos Quartet Plays Terry Riley: Salome Dances for Peace is a 1989 album by the string quartet Kronos Quartet. In 1989, the album was nominated the Grammy Award for Best Classical Contemporary Composition.

Track listing[edit]

All music composed by Terry Riley.

Disc one
No. Title Length
1. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: The Summons" 4:55
2. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Peace Dance" 10:57
3. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Fanfare in the Minimal Kingdom" 4:29
4. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Ceremonial Night Race" 4:42
5. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: At the Ancient Aztec Corn Races Salome Meets Wild Talker" 2:02
6. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: More Ceremonial Races" 0:50
7. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Oldtimers at the Races" 3:48
8. "I. Anthem of the Great Spirit: Half Wolf Dances Mad in Moonlight" 8:12
9. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Way of the Warrior" 5:08
10. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Salome and Half Wolf Descend Through the Gates to the Underworld" 4:35
11. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Breakthrough to the Realm of the War Demons" 2:37
12. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Combat Dance" 3:52
13. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Victory: Salome Re-enacts for Half Wolf Her Deeds of Valor" 0:43
14. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: Discovery of Peace" 3:36
15. "II. Conquest of the War Demons: The Underworld Arising" 10:08
Disc two
No. Title Length
1. "III. The Gift: Echoes of Primordial Time" 11:13
2. "III. The Gift: Mongolian Winds" 4:12
3. "IV. The Ecstasy: Processional" 2:09
4. "IV. The Ecstasy: Seduction of the Bear Father" 3:11
5. "IV. The Ecstasy: The Gathering" 5:40
6. "IV. The Ecstasy: At the Summit" 5:22
7. "IV. The Ecstasy: Recessional" 2:02
8. "V. Good Medicine: Good Medicine Dance" 13:25

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom. "Salome Dances for Peace". Allmusic. Retrieved July 25, 2012.