8 thoughts on “ Ascending The Heaven Ladder - Kronos Quartet, Terry Riley - Requiem For Adam (CD, Album)

  1. Written to mark the premature death of Adam Harrington, teenage son of Kronos violinist David Harrington, "Requiem" is an unusual piece for a work bearing that title. Cut from the same cloth as Riley's previous (and underrated) string quartets, for the most part it would sound at home on "Cadenza at the Night Plain" or "Salome Dances for Peace."4/5(10).
  2. Ascending The Heaven Ladder: 2: "Requiem for Adam" was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet by Sydney and Frances Lewis, Margaret Lyon, and Jim and Jeanne Newman. Kronos Quartet - Terry Riley - Requiem For Adam ‎ (CD, Album, /5(9).
  3. The Kronos Quartet turns in a spectacular performance of three unusually dissimilar Terry Riley compositions grouped under the title Requiem for Adam. Ostensibly the three parts of Requiem are based on the memory of Adam Harrington, the son of Kronos's David Harrington, but none of these works is particularly funereal/5(9).
  4. Requiem for Adam was commissioned for the Kronos Quartet by Sydney and Frances Lewis, Margaret Lyon, and Jim and Jeanne Newman. Made in Germany. CD with jewel case in card slipcase/5(6).
  5. Listen to your favorite songs from Terry Riley: Requiem for Adam by Kronos Quartet Now. Stream ad-free with Amazon Music Unlimited on mobile, desktop, and tablet. Download our mobile app now.
  6. This may be the single most powerful piece of music that the Kronos Quartet has ever recorded, and perhaps that Terry Riley has ever written. This is because Requiem for Adam is so personal, so direct, and experiential. Requiem for Adam was written after the death of Kronos violinist David Harrignton's 9/
  7. The Requiem is divided in three parts, then the fourth track is a piano solo and the only track performed by Terry Riley. The first movement is based on a sequence of four notes continuously ascending. This music is full of melancholy, at minutes there's a pizzicato that gives the /5(1).
  8. Requiem for Adam is the last of three so-called "Requiem quartets" written by Riley in response to the deaths of individuals who were close to Quartet members. Requiem for Adam is in three movements: "Ascending the Heaven Ladder," "Cortejo Fúnebre en el Monte Diablo," and "Requiem for Adam." The first movement's contours, both its main motive.

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