We begin this hour from the 16th century with Joseph Bacon playing John Dowland's A Fancy.
From 12th C. Notre Dame Cathedral, Perotin's Viderunt Omnes, All Have Seen; The Kronos Quartet.
The five movements of Shostakovich's Third String Quartet are:
I. Calm unawareness of the future cataclysm II. Rumblings of unrest and anticipatioin III. The forces of war unleashed IV. Homage to the dead V. and The eternal question: Why?, and for what? ...
The Pacifica Quartet.
From their "Variety Show" CD, Meerenai Shim, Flute, and Christopher G. Jones, vibraphone, play Zach Browning's Sol Moon Rocker.