4 + Four - Turtle Island String Quartet / Ying Quartet
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  1. Yearnin'
  2. Julie-O, version for 2 cellos
  3. 1. Sri-Jo
  4. 2. Doughboy
  5. 3. Snakes and Ladders
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  1. Yearnin'
  2. Julie-O, version for 2 cellos
  3. 1. Sri-Jo
  4. 2. Doughboy
  5. 3. Snakes and Ladders
  6. La création du monde, ballet for orchestra, Op. 81
  7. Variations on an Unoriginal Theme, for 2 string quartets
  8. Because
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The Turtle Island Quartet has always been a difficult group to pigeonhole into any prefabricated category, and this session is no exception to that rule. During this meeting with the classical Ying Quartet, they cover a wide variety of music. The opener is "Yearnin'," a marvelous blues by the late jazzman Oliver Nelson, with a series of playful solos. The cellists from each group share a duet of Mark Summer's "Julie-O," a piece that is occasionally suggestive of the works of Aaron Copland and showcases their abilities ...

4 + Four 2005, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408063022

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4 + Four 2005, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408063060

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