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The Duke Quartet


The Duke Quartet is a contemporary string quartet based in Europe. Its members are Louisa Fuller (violin), Rick Koster (violin), John Metcalfe (viola), and Sophie Harris (cello).This quartet specialises in contemporary music, and its repertoire is similar to that of the Kronos Quartet. The Duke Quartet has a strong relationship with some modern composers such as Kevin Volans and Joby Talbot.They are also widely known in the popular music field, and appeared on Morrissey's Viva Hate album, and have also worked with The Pretenders, Blur, Catatonia, Simple Minds, The Cranberries, Pete Doherty and The Corrs.They played with The Bootleg Beatles during 1993 and 1994


Band Membership

Title Artist Year Type
Different Trains, Piano Phase / String Quartet No. 2Steve Reich / Marc Mellits - The Duke Quartet2006Album
The English Song Series • 4Adrian Thompson, Christopher Maltman, The Duke Quartet, John Constable, Peter Warlock2003Album
Hunting: GatheringThe Duke Quartet, Kevin Volans2002Album
The English Song Series • 2Sir Arthur Somervell, Patricia Rozario, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Christopher Maltman, Graham Johnson, The Duke Quartet2002Album
FrameSimon Haram - The Duke Quartet - Michael Nyman, Graham Fitkin, Philip Glass & Ryuichi Sakamoto2001Album
The English Song Series Vol.5Roger Quilter, Lisa Milne, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Duke Quartet, Graham Johnson1998Album
Baltic Elegy: String Quartets By Vasks, Tüür & PärtThe Duke Quartet - Pēteris Vasks, Erkki-Sven Tüür & Arvo Pärt1996Album
The English Song Series Volume 1Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Simon Keenlyside, Graham Johnson, The Duke Quartet, Ralph Vaughan Williams1996Album
The Celestial Country, Pslam Settings, Easter Carol, Crossing The BarCharles Ives1996Album
The Ramanujan Notebooks / Dancers On A Plane / 'Movement' For String QuartetKevin Volans - The Duke Quartet1995Album
Ikon Of Light • Two Hymns To The Mother Of God • Today The Virgin • The Tiger • The Lamb • EoniaJohn Tavener, The Sixteen, The Duke Quartet, Harry Christophers1994Album
Barber, Dvořák, GlassThe Duke Quartet1993Album
246The Duke Quartet1989Album
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