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BBC Proms Chamber Music: The JACK Quartet and Colin Currie

The JACK Quartet and Colin Currie perform works by Xenakis, Holt and Farrin at the BBC Proms Chamber Music in 2018.

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Xenakis: Rebonds B
Simon Holt: Quadriga
Suzanne Farrin: Hypersea
Xenakis: Tetras

JACK Quartet
Colin Currie (percussion)

(From BBC Proms 2018, 13 August)

BBC Proms: In this Proms lunchtime recital from 2018, award-winning British percussionist Colin Currie joined forces with dynamic contemporary music specialists, the JACK Quartet, for a programme of 20th- and 21st-century works, including world premieres by Simon Holt and Suzanne Farrin.

Those pieces are joined by two virtuosic Xenakis chamber works – the impossibly demanding Rebonds B for solo percussion and the 1983 string quartet Tetras with its eerie, woodwind-like sound manipulation and unsettling rhythmic patterning.

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57 minutes

Music Played

  • Iannis Xenakis

    Rebonds B

    Performer: Colin Currie.
  • Simon Holt

    Quadriga

    Performer: Colin Currie. Ensemble: JACK Quartet.
  • Suzanne Farrin

    Hypersea

    Performer: Colin Currie. Ensemble: JACK Quartet.
  • Iannis Xenakis

    Tetras

    Ensemble: JACK Quartet.

Broadcast

  • Mon 7 Sep 2020 13:00

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