Those Krautrock string players in full – a directory

So for issue 4 of Angry Violist I wrote a piece about the prominence of string players in Krautrock music. As something as a follow-up, I thought it might be useful to catalogue those kosmische violinists, violists and cellists properly and put it ont web for all to see. I’m sure there are many more Krautrock string players than are listed below. So here you go:

Alphabetically
By instrument
By band

Alphabetical list of Krautrock string players

Brune, Hans- Joachim – cellist, Tangerine Dream
Conrad, Tony – violinist, Faust collaborator {an honourable mention}
Czukay, Holger – double bassist, Can
Eötuös, Ann-Yi – violinist , Hölderlin
Hoffman, Edgar – violinist, Embryo
Karoli, Michael – violinist, Can
Karrer, Chris – violinist, Amon Düül I/Amon Düül II
Liebezert, Jahi – double bassist, Can
Lucke, Johannes – cellist, Tangerine Dream
Noppeney, Christoph– violinist and violist, Hölderlin
Schneider-Esleben, Florian – violinist, Kraftwerk
Schnitzler, Conrad – violinist, Cluster/Tangerine Dream/Eruption/Harmonia
Schulze, Klaus – cellist, Tangerine Dream/Cosmic Jokers/Eruption/Ash Ra Temple
Trepte, Uli – double bassist, Guru Guru
Vallbract, Christian – cellist, Tangerine Dream
von Grumbhow, Joachum – cellist, Tangerine Dream/Hölderlin

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By instrument

Violinists:
Conrad, Tony – Faust collaborator
Eötuös, Ann-Yi – Hölderlin
Hoffman, Edgar – Embryo
Karoli, Michael – Can
Karrer, Chris – Amon Düül I, Amon Düül II
Lucke, Johannes – Tangerine Dream
Noppeney, Christoph – Hölderlin
Schneider-Esleben, Florian – Kraftwerk
Schnitzler, Conrad – Cluster, Tangerine Dream, Eruption, Harmonia

Violist:
Noppeney, Christoph – Hölderlin

Cellists:
Brune, Hans Joachim – Tangerine Dream
Schulze, Klaus –Tangerine Dream, Cosmic Jokers, Eruption, Ash Ra Temple
Vallbract, Christian –Tangerine Dream
von Grumbhow, Joachum –Tangerine Dream, Hölderlin

Double Bassists:
Czukay, Holger – Can
Liebezert, Jahi – Can
Trepte, Uli – Guru Guru

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Embryo

Embryo, string playing in the nip (which seemed to happen a lot in the early 70s)

By band

Amon Düül I
Karrer, Chris – violinist [also Amon Düül II]

Amon Düül II
Karrer, Chris – violinist [also Amon Düül I]

Ash Ra Temple
Schulze, Klaus – cellist [also Tangerine Dream, Cosmic Jokers, Eruption]

Can
Czukay, Holger – double bassist
Karoli, Michael – violinist
Liebezert, Jahi – double bassist

Cluster
Schnitzler, Conrad – violinist [also Tangerine Dream, Eruption, Harmonia]

Cosmic Jokers
Schulze, Klaus – cellist [also Tangerine Dream, Eruption, Ash Ra Temple]

Embryo
Hoffman, Edgar – violinist

Eruption
Schnitzler, Conrad – violinist [also Cluster, Tangerine Dream, Harmonia]
Schulze, Klaus – cellist [also Tangerine Dream, Cosmic Jokers, Ash Ra Temple]

Faust
Conrad, Tony – violinist

Guru Guru
Trepte, Uli – double bassist

Harmonia
Schnitzler, Conrad – violinist [also in Cluster, Tangerine Dream, Eruption)

Hölderlin
Eötuös, Ann-Yi – violinist
Noppeney, Christoph – violinist and violist
von Grumbhow, Joachum – cellist [also in Tangerine Dream]

Kraftwerk
Schneider-Esleben, Florian – violinist

Tangerine Dream
Brune, Hans Joachim – cellist
Lucke, Johannes – cellist
Schnitzler, Conrad – violinist [also in Cluster, Eruption, Harmonia]
Schulze, Klaus – cellist [also in Cosmic Jokers, Eruption, Ash Ra Temple]
Vallbract, Christian – cellist
von Grumbhow, Joachim – cellist [also in Hölderlin]

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Okay now, enough Krautrock and onwards to Issue 5…