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Michael J. Evans: String Quartet No. 1 "The Music of Erich Zann"

Sirius Quartet

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String Quartet No. 1 "The Music of Erich Zann"  
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Scene 1
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
2:07
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Scene 2
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
4:49
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Scene 3
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
9:43
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Scene 4
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
18:08
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Scene 5
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
5:10
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Scene 6
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
7:24
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Scene 7
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
8:44
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Scene 8
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
11:54
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Epilogue
Michael J. Evans; Sirius Quartet
1:15
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    69:14
The Music of Erich Zann is a startling and surreal musical interpretation of H.P. Lovecraft’s 1922 tale of the eponymous violist, a mysterious old man who seemingly protects himself from dark, magical forces by playing the viol. American composer Michael J. Evans is a gifted melodist who is known for his use of the rich textures and harmonic language of late European Romanticism. On this work, however, he departs from these tendencies to an extent in order to convey a clear, taut and compelling narrative that captures the mysticism and drama of Lovecraft’s story. Evans adds electronic delay to the Sirius Quartet's performance, the most extreme in his palette of evocative and exotic sounds which also includes glissandi, harmonics and, most powerfully, a variety of sophisticated rhythmic textures that suggest the paranormal characteristics of Lovecraft’s boarding house.
48 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Navona Studio Masters

Executive producer: Bob Lord
Executive A&R: Sam Renshaw
A&R: Alex Bourne
Audio director: Jeff LeRoy
Engineering manager: Lucas Paquette
Art and production director: Brett Picknell
Graphic design: Emily Roulo
Cover artwork: Kim Holm
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