Tag Archives: Quartet

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The Fairfield Four : musicians

During the 1940s, the Fairfield Four were among the top-ranked gospel quartets. The Fairfield Four reached their broadest audience when the Sunway Vitamin Company sponsored a nationally broadcast radio show for them on WLAC, Nashville. Coupled with some financial... more.

February 21, 2013

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Kronos Quartet : musicians

Since its founding in 1973, the Kronos Quartet has become the foremost ambassador of contemporary chamber music.By the end of the 1970s, Kronos settled into a tight collaboration between Harrington, violinist John Sherba, violist Hank Dutt, and cellist Joan... more.

February 21, 2013

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Golden Gate Quartet : musicians

Pioneer Virginia gospel/pop quartet of the ’30s and ’40s. Calling their innovative approach to sacred hymns “jubilee” singing, the Golden Gate Quartet, propelled by Willie Johnson and William Langford, enjoyed massive acceptance far outside the church. Their smooth Mills... more.

February 21, 2013