Updoc 40: Four Quartets: 4/24/09

Opening theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: Nice Guys [title tune] (ECM)

1.    Béla Bartók/Juilliard String Quartet: String Quartet No. 5; Bartok String Quartets 1 – 6 (Retrospective Recordings)
2.    Julius Hemphill: Dogon A.D. [title tune] (Mbari/Arista Freedom)
3.    Dmitri Shostakovich/Borodin String Quartet: String Quartet No. 8; Shostakovich Piano Quintet, etc. (EMI)
4.    Ludwig von Beethoven/Budapest String Quartet: String Quartet No. 13/Grosse Fuge; The Late String Quartets in Concert at the Library of Congress (Bridge)

Out theme: Art Ensemble of Chicago: Strawberry Mango; Coming Home Jamaica (WEA/Atlantic)

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