Kronos Arrangements

Arrangements for the Kronos Quartet

arranged and transcribed by Jacob Garchik unless noted

Hawa Kassé Mady Diabaté
TEGERE TULON: HANDCLAPPING SONGS FROM MALI
for String Quartet and Girls Chorus
107. Wawani
106. Kalime
105. Funtukuru
104. Dulen
for 50 for the Future
2019

”Seeger at 100″ Project
103. Storyteller
for String Quartet and the speaking, playing and singing of Pete Seeger
composed by Jacob Garchik
2019

”Seeger at 100″ Project
for String Quartet and voices
102. The President Sang Amazing Grace
101. If I Had A Hammer
100. Kisses Sweeter Than Wine
99. Which Side Are You On
98. Waist Deep in the Big Muddy
97. Jarama Valley
96. Turn Turn Turn!
95. El Quinto Regimiento
94. Mbube/Wimoweh
93. Where Have All The Flowers Gone
92. Garbage
2019

91. Little Black Book
JLin Patton
for 50 for the Future
2019

90. My Tresses In Wind
89. Bahkt Gomrah
for String Quartet and voices
Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat
for the album “Placeless”
2019

88. Ya Mun Dakhal Bahr Al-Hawa (Hey, Who Enters the Sea of Passion?)
Fatmah Al-Zaelaeyah
2019

87. Betelehemu
for String Quartet and Girl’s Chorus
2018

86. Dooyo
Dur-Dur Band
2018

85. Jolie Holland + Kronos
Out on the Wine Dark Sea
Louisiana 1927 (comp Randy Newman)
Saint Dymphna
2018

84. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Jack Nitzsche
for string quartet and saw
2018

83. We Shall Overcome
for string quartet and girls choir
2018

Sirojiddin Juarev project
for string quartet and Dutar

82. Kurram
81. Ohangi Shari
80. Zolf
79. Tanovar 1 and 2
78. Sayri Badakhshan
77. Ufar i Shanoz
76. Chorgoh
75. Rohat
2018

74. Zungo
Trad. Nigerian song
as performed by Nina Simone
2017

73. Zaghlala
Islam Chipsy
for 50 for the Future
2017

72. Born Alone
Jeff Tweedy/Wilco
Jeff Tweedy and Kronos Quartet
2017

71. Alabama
John Coltrane
2017

70. The Green Fog
film soundtrack
directed by Guy Maddin, Evan Johnson, and Galen Johnson
composed by Jacob Garchik
2017

69. At the Purchaser’s Option
Rhiannon Giddens
for 50 for the Future
2017

68. The House of the Rising Sun
as sung by the Everly Brothers
2017

67. Jane Siberry
The Valley
for kd lang and Kronos Quartet
2017

66. Tanya Tagaq
Sivunittinni The Future Children
for 50 for the Future
2016

65. Strange Fruit
Abel Meeropol
as sung by Billie Holiday
2016

64. Jambinai
Time of Extinction
2016

63. Don’t Dream It’s Over
Crowded House
2016

62. Lassana Diabate
Sujata’s Time
for “a href=”http://50ftf.kronosquartet.org/composers”>50 for the Future2015

61. Baba O’Riley
comp. Pete Townshend
2015

60. Love for Sale
comp. Cole Porter
as performed by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians
2014

59. Jarvis Cocker and Kronos Quartet
Kerf comp. Jarvis Cocker
2014

music for Natalie Merchant and Kronos Quartet
58. Butcher’s Boy
57. Come All Ye Fair and Gentle Ladies
2014

music for Olivia Chaney and Kronos Quartet
56. Cassiopea
comp. Olivia Chaney
55. Montagne
French renaissance song as arranged by Olivia Chaney
2014

music for Trio Da Kali and the Kronos Quartet
including
54. Garaba Mama
53. Lila Bambo
52. Sunjata
51. Tita
50. Samuel
49. Kene Bo
48. God Shall Wipe All Tears Away (as performed by Mahalia Jackson)
47. Kanimba
46. Ladilikan
45. Namanike
2014

44. Music for the film The Campaign
directed by Christie Herring
composed by Jacob Garchik
2013

43. Landfall
Composed by Laurie Anderson
2013

42. Last Kind Words
Geeshie Wiley
2013

41. Summertime
comp. Gershwin
as performed by Janis Joplin
2012

40. Masters of War
Bob Dylan
2012

39. Taqsim Bayati
as performed by Sami Al Shawa
2012

38. Luu Thuy Treong
Traditional Vietnamese
2012

37. Ti Oh Oh
for string quartet, pipa, mandolin, bass, and voice
trad. Taiwanese folk song
for Elena Moon Park’s album
Rabbit Days and Dumplings
2012

36. “Upon A Star”
for String Quartet, tuba/tbn, Spielberg movie toys and tape
comp. John Williams
suite based on the music of Steven Spielberg films
written for the Jacob Burns film center gala tribute to Steven Spielberg
2011

35. String Quartet
comp. Mick Barr
2011

34. La Sidounak Sayyada
comp. Omar Souleyman
2011
String Quartet and drum track

33. Boyiwa
Chant de Deploration Sur le Cadavre
trad. Aka Pigmy Funeral Song
2010
String Quartet and tape

32. 69° South: The Shackleton Project
comp. Erik Sanko
2010

31. Dead Crow
comp. Wade Shuman for Hazmat Modine
recorded on Cicada (Hazmat Modine)
2010

30. La Partenza
trad. Trallaleri Song from Genoa
2010

29. Flow
comp. Laurie Anderson
2010

28. Az Bekol Ra’ash Gadol
as sung by Leib Glantz
2009

27. Yetzav Ha’el
as sung by Izak Algazi Efendi
2009

A Chinese Home – 2009
Multimedia Work by Kronos and Wu Man
TRADITIONAL – FROM THE DONG, GUIZHOU PROVINCE
Song of Cicadas

26. TRADITIONAL – FROM THE YI, YUNNAN PROVINCE
Left Foot Tune

25. TRADITIONAL PUPPETEER MUSIC – FROM SHAANXI PROVINCE
The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky

24. TRADITIONAL – FROM THE SANI, YUNNAN PROVINCE
Lehu Tune
CHEN GEXIN (1914–1961)
Shanghai Night
Recorded performance by Zhou Xuan

23. LIANG LEYIN (1910–1989)
Plum Blossom

22. LI HOUXIANG (1916–1973)
Stop Singing

21. YAN ZHEXI (1909–1993)
Listen Up

20. LIU XUE’AN (1905–1985)
Will You Ever Come Back

19. NIE ER (1912–1935)
March of the Volunteers

18. TRADITIONAL
The Revolution Suite: Selections from The East Is Red

17. WANG XIREN (b. 1929)
The Sun Is Reddest, Chairman Mao Is Closest

16. TRADITIONAL PUPPETEER MUSIC – FROM SHAANXI PROVINCE
The Round Sun and Crescent Moon in the Sky recorded on
Wu Man with the Kronos Quartet — Immeasurable Light — Traditional Crossroads 2010

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Alim qasimov and his ensemble
15. Kohlen Atim
14. Mehriban Olaq
13. Getme, Getme comp. Said Rustamov
(Live performance video)
12. Leyla
11. Qashlarin Kamandir
recorded on Floodplain — Nonesuch Records, 2009
and
Rainbow – Music of Central Asia, Vol. 8 — Smithsonian Folkways 2010

10. Zari
trad. Georgian Funeral Music
2009

9. Smyrneiko Minore
as sung by Marika Papegenika
2008

8. Tèw semagn hagèré (Listen to Me, My Fellow Countrymen)
comp. Alemu Aga
for instruments built by Walter Kitundu
2008
recorded on Floodplain — Nonesuch Records, 2009

7. Tashweesh (Interference)
comp. Ramallah Underground
2008
recorded on Floodplain — Nonesuch Records, 2009

Live Performance Video

6. Ov Hoharchamim
as sung by Freydele Oysher
arr. Judith Berkson and Jacob Garchik
2008

5. Sinawi
comp. Dohee Lee
2007

4. Round Midnight
comp. Thelonius Monk
2007

3. Five Kurpian Songs
comp. Henryk Gorecki
2007

2. Ambushed Again
comp. Wu Man
for pipa and string quartet
2007

1. Lullaby
Trad. Iranian
2006
recorded on Floodplain — Nonesuch Records, 2009