In a manner reminiscent of the Great Rumanian Leader s of the past, Alexander Balanescu is the only one to get his photos on the disc, and he’s composed for himself a look reminiscent of The Blues Brothers, too. We didn’t listen to it, but rather my girlfriend exclaimed “oh you must let him borrow the disc! Actually, I think Kraftwerk’s music has even more power than Stockhausen’s; because of its simplicity. Views Read Edit View history. We had to develop a special way of playing to find new sounds and translate this music into string language.

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I find it very entertaining. I do like Kraftwerk, but the string quartet lets qkartet hear the music in new ways. Jazz Latin New Age. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I hope you enjoy this disc the 5 Kraftwerk pieces are great, the rest of the program I could live without, although there a few moments I enjoy.

The Balanescu Quartet, founded in by violinist and composer Alexander Balanescu also founder and leader of the Michael Nyman Ensemble and former member of the Arditti String Quartetis such an ensemble, and this is one of their most succesful crossover disc. This Is the Balanescu Quartet. Balanescu quartet possessed Post Older Post Home. I am shocked to see only 2 reviews though, it deserves so much more. Start your day free trial. Used discs may not include digital content.


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All used discs are baalnescu and guaranteed. We wanted to emphasise balanescu quartet possessed hardness of their sound as well as its romantic side.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Learn more about Amazon Prime. I have brough it with me on my travels and played it for Kraftwerk fans, mostly germans, and it is so fun to see them trying to figure out what the music is! And a string quartet itself is a very finely tuned mechanism. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Autobahn, for string quartet.

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Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Agustine’s Church, Kilburn, England St. Read reviews that mention david byrne alexander balanescu string quartet kraftwerk fans balanescu quartet possessed listen model originally. The duo was joined on the album by Andy Parker viola and Nick Cooper cello. Although there are three original ballanescu, including the title track, featured here, the balanescu quartet possessed of Possessed is made up of string quartet remakes of Kraftwerk songs.


During the s, one year on a summer’s day, I ‘got lucky’ musically speaking of course when my balanecu girlfriend’s friend happened to have a copy of “Possessed” with her in the car. The music is tied in with ideas about our society, and that’s what really attracted me. After listening several more times with new ears, I found more to like than originally.

Want Me Want Me. If you are looking for something interesting and out of the ordinary, Possessed definitely qualifies balanescu quartet possessed both counts. I was never into Kraftwerk, and was only somewhat into the Talking Heads, so I was unfamiliar with possessedd on the CD except for Kraftwerk’s once-ubiquitous Autobahn. Have one to sell? Pocket Calculator, for string quartet.

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