The James Matheson String Quartet Color Field 180g 45rpm LP Scratch & Dent
All covers have a spine split. Disc inside is undamaged.
45rpm 180g Vinyl LP Mastered by Bernie Grundman!
Members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra came together to form Color Field, a
small string quartet for the purpose of performing and recording James
Matheson's String Quartet.
"Matheson's String Quartet is an impressive piece of work. Thirty-two minutes
long, it is brimming with ideas; the richness of their number is palpable...
(Matheson) obviously has a talent for writing for strings. The String Quartet
is, perhaps first and foremost, beautifully orchestrated, the combination of
instruments used to create one wondrous color after another. Motor rhythms and
repeated patterns juice forward progress; these ideas move through tonal
progressions, reaching plateaus of more static material (at least in the first
two movements) - meditative, starry-skied, rapt. the quick finale is a
"Baird (Dodge) created Color Field, a flexible ensemble that can morph between
two instruments and a small chamber orchestra to play repertoire musically
interesting and challenging to the musicians. For our concert and recording
sessions, Color Field was Baird Dodge and Gina Dibello on violins, Weijing Wang
on viola and Yi Xin on cello. Baird, Gina and Weijing are members of Chicago
"We recorded Jim's String Quartet using one AKG C-24 microphone from Ancona
Audio and a Midwood vacuum tube microphone preamplifier into our SonoruS ATR12
analog tape recorder using Agfa 468 tape made by EMTEC supplied by Golden Era.
Yarlung designed our interconnects. Power cords were made for us personally by
Gary Koh from Genesis Advanced Technologies." - Bob Attiyeh, producer
•45rpm 180g Vinyl
• Mastering engineers: Steve Hoffman & Bob Attiyeh
• 45rpm Vinyl Mastering: Bernie Grundman
• Made in Germany
Baird Dodge, violin
Gina Dibello, violin
Weijing Wang, viola
Yi Xin, cello
1. Taught, Energetic
2. Quick, Breathless
Recorded live in Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, November