A Thousand Thoughts - Abbos Kosimov (ethnic percussion); Abbos Kosimov (doira); Asha Bhosle (vocals); Astor Piazzolla (bandoneon); Don Keeling (bass); Don Walser (vocals); Don Walser & the Pure Texas Band; Homayun Sakhi (rubab); Howard Kalish (fiddle); Kronos Quartet
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  1. Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts), for string quartet
  2. Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground, for string quartet
  3. La Sidounak Sayyada (I'll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You), for string quartet
  4. Green River Delta (Luu Thuý Truong), for dan tranh & string quartet
  5. Aha Gèdawo, for string quartet
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  1. Tusen Tankar (A Thousand Thoughts), for string quartet
  2. Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground, for string quartet
  3. La Sidounak Sayyada (I'll Prevent the Hunters from Hunting You), for string quartet
  4. Green River Delta (Luu Thuý Truong), for dan tranh & string quartet
  5. Aha Gèdawo, for string quartet
  6. An Buachaillín Bán (The Little Fair-haired Boy)
  7. The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky, for string quartet
  8. Eviç Taksim (Improvisation in the Eviç Mode), for string quartet
  9. Rangin Kaman (Rainbow), for string quartet:
  10. Smyrneiko Minore
  11. Cry of a Lady, for soprano, female chorus & string quartet
  12. Sim Sholom (Grant Peace), for string quartet
  13. Mera Kuchk Saaman (Some of My Things) (From the film 'Ijaazat')
  14. Five Tango Sensations, for bandoneón & string quartet (abridgement and arrangement of Sette sequenze): Asleep
  15. Londonderry Air (Danny Boy), folk song
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A Thousand Thoughts, whose title comes from the traditional Swedish melody that opens the program, is not a release of new material but a compilation of prior Kronos Quartet performances that draw on international materials. They go back as far as 1989, but the majority come from after 2000, when this aspect of the group's repertoire has become more important. As such, reactions to them may well depend on whether listeners think this kind of experiment represents laudable curiosity or a drive-by approach to world music. ...