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Felix Mendelssohn & John Adams: Violin Concertos / Chad Hoopes, violin. Kristjan Jarvi, MDR Leipzig Radio SO
Felix Mendelssohn & John Adams: Violin Concertos / Chad Hoopes, violin. Kristjan Jarvi, MDR Leipzig Radio SO

1 CD / Naïve / 2014-05-27

Works: Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in D minor; John Adams: Concerto for Violin
Performers: Hoopes, Chad
Conductors: Järvi, Kristjan
Ensemble: MDR Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra

For those just discovering Chad Hoopes, nineteen-year-old American violinist, the term "revelation" aptly applies. For his début in the recording studio he has chosen two...continue...
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John Adams: City Noir
John Adams: City Noir

1 CD / Nonesuch / 2014-05-06

Works: John Adams: City Noir, symphony for orchestra; Saxophone Concerto
Performers: McAllister, Timothy
Conductors: Robertson, David

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Road 66 - Adams, Barber, Beach, Porter, Evans, Jarrett, et.al. / Shani Diluka (piano), Natalie Dessay (soprano)
Road 66 - Adams, Barber, Beach, Porter, Evans, Jarrett, et.al. / Shani Diluka (piano), Natalie Dessay (soprano)

1 CD / Mirare / 2014-04-08

Works: John Adams: China Gates, for piano; Keith Jarrett: My Wild Irish Rose, for piano; Percy Grainger: Lullaby from "Tribute To Foster", for piano (easy version); Samuel Barber: Souvenirs; Amy Beach: Youn...
Performers: Diluka, Shani

Pianist Shani Diluka, born in Monaco of Sri Lankan parents, studied piano in Paris and is considered one of the rising stars of Europe. Her...continue...
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John Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary / Brian Cummings, Daniel Bubeck, Nathan Medley, Tamara Mumford. Dudamel, LA PO
John Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary / Brian Cummings, Daniel Bubeck, Nathan Medley, Tamara Mumford. Dudamel, LA PO

2 CD / Deutsche Grammophon / 2014-03-11

Works: John Adams: The Gospel According to the Other Mary, opera
Performers: O'Connor, Kelley
Conductors: Dudamel, Gustavo
Ensemble: Los Angeles Philharmonic

A timely, controversial work of grand proportions, The Gospel According To The Other Mary is a new, full-scale reimagining of the Bach oratorio from composer...continue...
Recording information: Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles (03/2013)....continue...
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American Grace - Piano music from Steven Mackey and John Adams / Orli Shaham, Jon Kimura Parker
American Grace - Piano music from Steven Mackey and John Adams / Orli Shaham, Jon Kimura Parker

1 CD / Canary Classics / 2014-02-25

Works: John Adams: Hallelujah Junction; China Gates, for piano; Steven Mackey: Stumble to Grace, for piano & orchestra; Sneaky March, for piano
Performers: Parker, Jon Kimura; Shaham, Orli
Conductors: Robertson, David
Ensemble: ; Los Angeles Philharmonic

A disc devoted to two very different, much-honored American composers Pianist Orli Shaham has an established and impressive international reputation and is admired for her...continue...

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La Folie Américaine! - works by Dvorak, Gershwin, Bernstein, Barber, Copland, Glass, Adams
La Folie Américaine! - works by Dvorak, Gershwin, Bernstein, Barber, Copland, Glass, Adams

3 CD / Erato / 2014-02-11

Works: George Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue, for piano & orchestra (orchestrated by F. Grofé); An American in Paris; Concerto pour piano en fa majeur; Préludes (3); Strike up the Band; Girl Crazy...
Performers: Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Blackwell, Harolyn [Soprano Vocals]; Capuçon, Renaud; Clarey, Cynthia; Evans, Damon; Grimaud, Hélène; Labèque, Katia; Labèque, M...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Zinman, David; McGlinn, John; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Hill, David; Warren-Green, Christopher; Davis, Carl; Hickox, Richard; Nézet-Séguin, Yannick; Paavo, Järvi; Muti, Riccar...

The Folle Journee de Nantes 2014 festival is dedicated to American music. Erato releases a 3CD compilation of the great masterpieces composed in America, by...continue...
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Composing America - Chamber music by John Adams, Bolcom, Copland & Moravec / Lark Quartet
Composing America - Chamber music by John Adams, Bolcom, Copland & Moravec / Lark Quartet

1 CD / Bridge / 2014-02-11

Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; William Bolcom: Billy in the Darbies, for voice & string quartet; Aaron Copland: Pieces (2), for string quartet; Paul Moravec: Piano Qui...
Performers: Denk, Jeremy; Salters, Stephen; Sheronick, Yousif
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Ensemble: Lark Quartet

One might be forgiven for finding the title Composing America a tad ambitious; it begs a number of questions, not the least of which is...continue...
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John Adams: Harmonielehre; Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Peter Oundjian
John Adams: Harmonielehre; Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Peter Oundjian

1 Super Audio CD / Chandos Records / 2013-11-19

Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Harmonielehre
Performers: Morgan, Huw; Whitener, John [Tuba]; Wilson, Adrian
Conductors: Oundjian, Peter
Ensemble: ; Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Here Peter Oundjian and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra tackle two seminal works by the American composer John Adams, the expansive and richly expressive Harmonielehre...continue...
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Road Movies: Music for violin & piano by Corigliano, Adams, Chaplin, Novacek and Newton / Ning Kam: violin Albert Tiu: piano
Road Movies: Music for violin & piano by Corigliano, Adams, Chaplin, Novacek and Newton / Ning Kam: violin Albert Tiu: piano

1 CD / Meridian / 2013-11-12

Works: John Corigliano: Sonata for violin & piano; John Adams: Road Movies; Charlie Chaplin: Modern Times; John Novacek: Rags (4) for violin & piano; American Traditional: New Britain (Amazing Grace) [The S...
Performers: Kam, Ning; Tiu, Albert

Road Movies was nearly entitled "The Four Johns" due to the amusing coincidence that it features music by John Corigliano, John Adams, John Novacek, and...continue...
Recording information: The Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore (05/30/2012-06/02/2012)....continue...
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John Adams: El Niño / Dawn Upshaw, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Willard White. Kent Nagano, Deutsches SO Berlin [DVD]
John Adams: El Niño / Dawn Upshaw, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Willard White. Kent Nagano, Deutsches SO Berlin [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Arthaus DVD / 2013-10-29

Works: John Adams: El Niño
Performers: Dawn Upshaw; Hunt Lieberson, Lorraine; White, Willard
Conductors: Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: Deutsches Symphony Orchestra Berlin

This is John Adams' take on the 'Christmas Oratorio': a large-scale music theatre work entitled El nino. How does one actually celebrate Christ's birth in...continue...
Run Time: 147 min.
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Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): PCM Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.0, DTS 5.0
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Yarlung Records: The First Seven Years - Music of des Prez through Lutoslawski performed by the Yarlung roster of artists
Yarlung Records: The First Seven Years - Music of des Prez through Lutoslawski performed by the Yarlung roster of artists

1 CD / Yarlung / 2013-08-27

Works: Gaspar Sanz: Jácaras; Ludwig van Beethoven: String Trio in C minor, Op. 9/3; Jason Barabba: String Trio; Gustav Mahler: Rückert Lieder (5); John Adams: Doctor Atomic; Johann Sebastian Bach:...
Performers: Chalifour, Martin; Cooke, Sasha; Frey, Elinor; Fung, David; Lysy, Antonio; Martin, Joanne Pearce; Pezzone, Bryan; Rosselet, Frederic; Roy, Badal; Weiss, Orion
Conductors: ; Cooke, Sasha; Gilad, Yehuda
Ensemble: ; Ciaramella; Ciaramella Ensemble; Janaki String Trio; Smoke & Mirrors

In the age of compressed digital downloads, it is refreshing to hear real sound and real music again, reminiscent of RCA Living Stereo in its...continue...
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YARL 96821
Andris Nelsons - From the New World; Ives, Adams, Stravinsky, Dvorak [DVD]
Andris Nelsons - From the New World; Ives, Adams, Stravinsky, Dvorak [DVD]

1 DVD Video / C Major Video / 2013-07-30

Works: Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question no 2; John Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox; Igor Stravinsky: Chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale), symphonic poem for orchestra; Antonín Dvorák: Symp...
Conductors: Nelsons, Andris
Ensemble: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Recently appointed the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons is one of the most interesting upcoming conductors. A dynamic young Latvian conductor,...continue...
Run Time: 95 min.
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Andris Nelsons - From the New World; Ives, Adams, Stravinsky, Dvorak [Blu-Ray]
Andris Nelsons - From the New World; Ives, Adams, Stravinsky, Dvorak [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / C Major Video / 2013-07-30

Works: Charles Ives: The Unanswered Question no 2; John Adams: Slonimsky's Earbox; Igor Stravinsky: Chant du rossignol (Song of the Nightingale), symphonic poem for orchestra; Antonín Dvorák: Symp...
Conductors: Nelsons, Andris
Ensemble: Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks

Recently appointed the music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons is one of the most interesting upcoming conductors. A dynamic young Latvian conductor,...continue...
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Fellow Traveler: The Complete String Quartet Works of John Adams / Attacca Quartet
Fellow Traveler: The Complete String Quartet Works of John Adams / Attacca Quartet

1 CD / Azica / 2013-03-26

Works: John Adams: John's Book of Alleged Dances, for string quartet; String Quartet; Fellow Traveler, for string quartet
Conductors:
Ensemble: Attacca Quartet

"Hearing the Attacca Quartet play is to experience a mix of high energy technical skill and musical intelligence. They are an ensemble devoted to their...continue...

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The Minimalists - Adams, Glass, Reich, Heath / Christopher Warren-Green, London CO
The Minimalists - Adams, Glass, Reich, Heath / Christopher Warren-Green, London CO

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-02-12

Works: John Adams: Shaker Loops; Philip Glass: Facades; Quartet for Strings no 2 ("Company"); Steve Reich: Eight Lines; David C. Heath: The Frontier, for double-bass & orchestra
Performers: Haram, Simon; Harle, John; Lawrence, Chris [Bass]
Conductors: Warren-Green, Christopher
Ensemble: ; London Chamber Orchestra

The 1960's saw the arrival of a new musical style from America: minimalism fascinated classical and op musician alike. The music on this CD is...continue...
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EMI 352992
Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics
Essential 20th Century Classics - Over 2 hours of captivating modern classics

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2013-01-22

Works: Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Joaquín Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez; Aram Khachaturian: Spartacus; Edward Elgar: Concerto for Cello; Sergey Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; C...
Performers: Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Currie, Colin; Devos, Louis; Donohoe, Peter; du Pre, Jacqueline [Cello]; Fischer-Dieskau, Manuel; Gibson, Simon; Gilchrist, Jane; Hendri...
Conductors: Previn, Andre; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Ozawa, Seiji; Prêtre, Georges; Penderecki, Krzysztof; Rozhdestvensky, Gennady; Kaljuste, Tönu; Metzmacher, Ingo; B&aa...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)

Essential 20th Century Classics is a 2-CD set featuring a collection of important works written between 1901 and 2000. This period is sometimes thought of...continue...
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Debussy: Images book 2; Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas; Adams; Debussy; Bartok / John Milbauer, piano
Debussy: Images book 2; Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas; Adams; Debussy; Bartok / John Milbauer, piano

1 CD / Fleur de Son / 2012-09-25

Works: Claude Debussy: Images for Piano, Set 2; Images oubliées; George Crumb: A Little Suite for Christmas, A. D. 1979, for piano; John Adams: China Gates, for piano; Béla Bartók: Out of D...
Performers: Milbauer, John

Images brings together the piano music of George Crumb with that of two of his major influences, Claude Debussy and Béla Bartók, as well as...continue...
Recording information: Lenna Hall, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, New Yor (05/2009)....continue...
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If You Love For Beauty - songs by John Adams, Chausson, Handel, Mahler / Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano
If You Love For Beauty - songs by John Adams, Chausson, Handel, Mahler / Sasha Cooke, mezzo-soprano

1 CD / Yarlung / 2012-09-25

Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic; Ernest Chausson: Poème de l'amour et de la mer, Op. 19; George Frederick Handel: Ariodante; Xerxes; Gustav Mahler: Rückert Lieder (5)
Performers: Cooke, Sasha
Conductors: Gilad, Yehuda
Ensemble: ; Colburn Orchestra

Showcasing Metropolitan Opera and GRAMMY Award-winning mezzo-soprano Cooke, and The Colburn Orchestra led by Gilad. The recording includes Mahler's "Ruckert-Lieder," the aria Am I in...continue...
Recording information: Zipper Hall, The Colburn School (02/05/2012-02/07/2012)....continue...

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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [DVD]

1 DVD Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

In September 2011, Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony launched the Orchestra's milestone Centennial Season with a celebratory gala concert at Davies Symphony...continue...
Run Time: 146 min.
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Picture Format: HD DVD, 16:9, Color
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Country of Origin: USA
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San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]
San Francisco Symphony at 100. SF Symphony / Tilson Thomas [Blu-Ray]

1 Blu-Ray Video / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-06-12

Works: Aaron Copland: Billy the Kid, ballet; Felix Mendelssohn: Concerto for Violin in E minor, Op. 64; Benjamin Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Mach...
Performers: Perlman, Itzhak
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

Run Time: 148 min.
Region: 0
Picture Format: Blu-Ray, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): Dolby 5.1,
Country of Origin: USA
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Essential American Classics - Over 2 hours of America's best-loved classical music
Essential American Classics - Over 2 hours of America's best-loved classical music

2 CD / EMI Classics / 2012-06-05

Works: Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Bamboula, danse des nègres for piano, Op. 2, D. 13 (RO 20); Stephen Foster: My Old Kentucky Home, for voice & piano; Beautiful dreamer; Edward MacDowell: To a Wild Rose;...
Performers: Allen, Geri [Piano]; Barclay, John; Bennett, Richard Rodney [Composer]; Carter, Regina [Violin]; Criswell, Kim; Gardner, Simon; Glaser, Matt; Goodchild, Mark; Hampson, Thomas [Baritone Vocal]; Hendri...
Conductors: Foley, Timothy; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Slatkin, Leonard; Slatkin, Felix; Richardson, Neil; McGlinn, John; Thomas, Michael Tilson; Bátiz, Enrique; Davies, Dennis R.; Paavo, Järvi; Warren-Green,...
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Barefoot / Joanne Pearce Martin, piano
Barefoot / Joanne Pearce Martin, piano

1 CD / Yarlung / 2012-05-29

Works: Frédéric Chopin: Ballade for Piano no 1 in G minor, B 66/Op. 23; Nocturne for piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109; Nocturne for piano no 8 in D flat major, Op. 27/2, CT. 115; Wolfg...
Performers: Martin, Joanne Pearce

This release features Joanne Pearce Martin, who is the principal keyboardist of the LA Philharmonic and includes solo piano music by John Adams, Chopin, Mozart,...continue...
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Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas
Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Michael Tilson Thomas

1 Super Audio CD / San Francisco Symphony / 2012-03-13

Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson
Ensemble: San Francisco Symphony Orchestra

This recording represents the latest chapter in the long time collaboration between composer John Adams and Michael Tilson Thomas. Here, MTT and the San Francisco...continue...
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Threads / Beethoven, Wuorinen, Chopin, etc. / Molly Morkoski, piano
Threads / Beethoven, Wuorinen, Chopin, etc. / Molly Morkoski, piano

1 CD / Albany Records / 2012-03-13

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Bagatelles (6) for piano, Op. 126; Charles Wuorinen: The Blue Bamboula, for piano; Frédéric Chopin: Ballade for Piano no 4 in F minor, B 146/Op. 52; Louis Andriessen: ...
Performers: Morkoski, Molly

Molly Morkoski introduces her disc noting that "The selections on this disc encompass my musical journey as a college and graduate student through my time...continue...
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ALB 1342
Minimal Piano Collection - Glass, etc / Jeroen van Veen
Minimal Piano Collection - Glass, etc / Jeroen van Veen

9 CD / Brilliant Classics / 2011-11-15

Works: Philip Glass: Opening; Metamorphoses (5); Mad Rush; Wichita Vortex Sutra; The Hours; The Truman Show; The Olympian; Modern Love Waltz; How Now; Trilogy Sonata for Piano; John Adams: China Gates; Arvo...
Performers: Van Veen, Jeroen

"This unusual collection is dedicated to a very popular style: minimal music. Over the years this has evolved from austere, almost strict repetition with tiny...continue...
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My First Classical Music Album / various artists
My First Classical Music Album / various artists

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2011-11-15

Works: Gioachino Rossini: William Tell Overture; Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Suite, Op. 20a; Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Spring; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchest...
Performers: Biret, Idil [Piano]; Devoyon, Pascal [Piano]; Jando, Jeno [Conductor/Piano]; Kang, Dong-Suk [Violin]; Nishizaki, Takako [Violin]; Schuster, Jurgen; Thiollier, Francois-Joel [Piano]; Tichy, Georg
Conductors: Halász, Michael; Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Alsop, Marin; Dvorak, Jaroslav; Drahos, Béla; Rondin, Mats; Müller-Brühl, Helmut; Bogár, István; Lenárd, Ondrej; Jean, Kenne...

'Da-da-da-DAAAAH, Da-da-da-DAAAAH': listen to track 7 and see if you recognize that music! It's one of the most famous pieces of classical music ever written....continue...
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Music for a Time of War by Ives, Adams, Britten, Vaughn Williams
Music for a Time of War by Ives, Adams, Britten, Vaughn Williams

1 CD / PentaTone Classics / 2011-10-25

Works: Charles Ives: Contemplations (2); John Adams: The Wound-Dresser; Benjamin Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem, Op. 20; Ralph Vaughan Williams: Symphony no 4 in F minor
Performers: Iwasaki, Jun; Sylvan, Sanford [Baritone Vocals]; Work, Jeffrey
Conductors: Kalmar, Carlos

Since the Oregon Symphony was established more than 100 years ago, it has been recognized for its internationally acclaimed music directors, skilled performers, diverse programs...continue...
Recording information: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR (05/07/2011-05/08/2011)....continue...
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Drive American: John Adams, Joan Tower, Daniel Crozier and Chen Yi / Heidi Louise Williams, piano
Drive American: John Adams, Joan Tower, Daniel Crozier and Chen Yi / Heidi Louise Williams, piano

1 CD / Albany Records / 2011-10-11

Works: John Adams: American Berserk, for piano; Joan Tower: No Longer Very Clear, for piano; Daniel Crozier: Winter Aubade, for piano; Chen Yi: Ba Ban, for piano; Augusta Read Thomas: Traces, for piano; Wil...
Performers: Williams, Heidi Louise

A superlative program of piano music by American composers is offered by pianist Heidi Williams. The oldest work on the program dates from 1988 (William...continue...
Recording information: Opperman Music Hall, The Florida State University (2009-05-16_2009-05-19&2009-)....continue...
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ALB 1298
John Adams: Son of Chamber Symphony; String Quartet
John Adams: Son of Chamber Symphony; String Quartet

1 CD / Nonesuch / 2011-05-31

Works: John Adams: Son of Chamber Symphony; String Quartet
Conductors: Adams, John [Composer]
Ensemble: International Contemporary Ensemble
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NON 523014
John Adams: A Portrait / Dubeau
John Adams: A Portrait / Dubeau

1 CD / Analekta / 2011-02-15

Works: John Adams: Road Movies; John's Book of Alleged Dances (excerpts), for string quartet; Shaker Loops
Performers: Bessette, Louise; Dubeau, Angele
Conductors: Dubeau, Angèle
Ensemble: La Pietà (Orchestra)

"Sweetness and strength characterize Dubeau's playing, as well as absolute technical security and thoughtful musicality, and the same attributes are true of the ensemble. It's...continue...
Recording information: Multi-Media Room, Schulich School of Music, McGill Univ (11/2010/12/2010)....continue...
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Adams: Doctor Atomic / Gilbert/Met, Finley, Cooke, Owens [DVD]
Adams: Doctor Atomic / Gilbert/Met, Finley, Cooke, Owens [DVD]

2 DVD Video / Sony Classical / 2011-01-25

Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic
Performers: Arwady, Meredith; Clark, Graham; Cooke, Sasha; Fink, Richard Paul; Finley, Gerald; Glenn, Thomas; Owens, Eric
Conductors: Gilbert, Alan
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Chorus; Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

"Gilbert brings sparkle to Adams's tart woodwind counterpoint and great refinement to the strings, imbuing the scenes with Kitty Oppenheimer (Sasha Cooke) with unhurried lyricism....continue...
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Rhythms & Blues: American Piano Music / Swigger
Rhythms & Blues: American Piano Music / Swigger

1 CD / CD Baby Independants / 2011-01-11

Works: Samuel Barber: Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20; Amy Rubin: American Progressions, for piano; Martin Scherzinger: When One Has the Feet of Wind, for piano; John Adams: China Gates, for piano; William...
Performers: Swigger, Jocelyn

This is a CD of articulate, intelligent playing, rendered by one of the exceptional pianists of our age. Swigger is a deeply musical interpreter who...continue...
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Dance / The Smith Quartet
Dance / The Smith Quartet

1 CD / Signum Records / 2011-01-01

Works: Tunde Jegede: Dancing in the Spirit, for string quartet; Joe Cutler: Folk Music (Daithi's Dumka), for string quartet; John Adams: Pavane; Graham Fitkin: Informal Dance, for string quartet; Andrew Pop...
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Ensemble: Smith Quartet

The Smith Quartet return with their fourth disc on Signum with a new album of commissioned works and world premiere recordings, all centered on the...continue...
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The Art of Susan Graham
The Art of Susan Graham

6 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-10-26

Works: Christoph Willibald Gluck: Paride ed Elena; Iphigénie en Tauride; Orphée et Eurydice; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Le nozze de Figaro; La clemenza di Tito; Le nozze di Figaro; Idomeneo; Lucio S...
Performers: Aimard, Pierre-Laurent; Graham, Susan; Martineau, Malcolm
Conductors: Bicket, Harry; Tortelier, Yan Pascal; Abel, Yves; Christie, William; Nagano, Kent; Nelson, John; Summers, Patrick;
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Oriol; Les Arts Florissants
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David Jalbert plays John Adams
David Jalbert plays John Adams

1 CD / ATMA / 2010-09-28

Works: John Adams: China Gates, for piano; Phrygian Gates, for piano; Philip Glass: Orphée Suite, for piano (from the opera)
Performers: Jalbert, David

Recording information: Salle Françoys Bernier, Domaine Forget, St-Irénée (Québ (05/2009)....continue...

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ATMA 22556
Great Operatic Arias, Vol. 21
Great Operatic Arias, Vol. 21

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2010-02-23

Works: Pyotr Il'yich Tchaikovsky: Iolanta; Carl Maria von Weber: Euryanthe; John Adams: Doctor Atomic; Giuseppe Verdi: Otello; Richard Wagner: Tannhäuser; The Mastersingers of Nuremberg; Wolfgang Amade...
Performers: Brain-Gabbott, Emma; Crowe, Lucy; Finley, Gerald [Bass-Baritone Vocals]; Gibbons, Anne-Marie; Hancock, Gareth; Jenkin, Kathryn; Long, Matthew [Vocals]; Miles-Johnson, Deborah
Conductors: Gardner, Edward

Leading baritone and dramatic interpreter of his generation, Gerald Finley is an artist who sets alight the stage and delights the ear, whatever role he...continue...
Recording information: Blackheath Halls, London, England (04/13/2009-04/16/2009)....continue...
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Hail Bop! / Tony Palmer's Film About John Adams [DVD]
Hail Bop! / Tony Palmer's Film About John Adams [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Tony Palmer Films / 2010-02-09

Works: John Adams: Work(s)

He is the most performed composer of his generation. His operas 'Nixon in China' and 'The Death of the Klinghoffer' have been international hits, although...continue...
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American Clarinet
American Clarinet

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-01-26

Works: Elliott Carter: Concerto for Clarinet; Gra; Steve Reich: New York Counterpoint; Howard Sandroff: Tephillah, for clarinet and electronics; John Adams: Gnarly Buttons
Performers: Damiens, Alain; Rossi, Franck; Trouttet, Andre
Conductors: Robertson, David
Ensemble: Ensemble InterContemporain
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American Counterpoint
American Counterpoint

1 CD / EMI Classics / 2010-01-26

Works: John Adams: Harmonielehre; Conlon Nancarrow: Canons (3) for Ursula, for piano; John Cage: Three Dances, for 2 prepared amplified pianos
Performers: Ades, Thomas [Conductor/Composer]; Grierson, Ralph; Thomas, Michael Tilson
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir

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The Inaugural Concert - Adams, Mahler / Dudamel / LA Philharmonic [DVD]
The Inaugural Concert - Adams, Mahler / Dudamel / LA Philharmonic [DVD]

1 DVD Video / Deutsche Grammophon / 2009-12-15

Works: John Adams: City Noir; Gustav Mahler: Symphony no 1 in D major "Titan"
Conductors: Dudamel, Gustavo
Ensemble: Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

This is the DVD of the highly-anticipated Los Angeles Philharmonic Opening Night Concert on October 8th 2009, Live from Walt Disney Concert Hall, led by...continue...
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Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, Color
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The Minimalists / Jussi Jaatinen
The Minimalists / Jussi Jaatinen

2 CD / Mode Records / 2009-11-10

Works: Steve Reich: City Life; Kyle Gann: Sunken City; Louis Andriessen: Worker's Union; Terry Riley: In C, for unspecified performers; David Lang: Street; John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare ...
Performers: Madge, Geoffrey Douglas
Conductors: Jaatinen, Jussi
Ensemble: Volharding Orchestra

In the spring of 1972, composer Louis Andriessen and saxophonist Willem Breuker brought together musicians from improvised and from traditional music, at a historical and...continue...
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John Adams: Nixon in China / Robert Orth
John Adams: Nixon in China / Robert Orth

3 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-10-27

Works: John Adams: Nixon in China
Performers: Dahl, Tracy [Soprano]; DeDominici, Jennifer; Hammons, Thomas; Heller, Mark; Kanyova, Maria; Malde, Melissa; Orth, Robert; Simson, Julie; Yuan, Chen-Ye
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Colorado Symphony Orchestra

A longtime collaborator of John Adams and champion of his music, Marin Alsop directs this live recording of Opera Colorado's 25th Anniversary Celebration production of...continue...

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Sonic Rebellion - An Alternative Classical Collection [B&N exclusive]
Sonic Rebellion - An Alternative Classical Collection [B&N exclusive]

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-08-25

Works: John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine, fanfare for orchestra; Philip Glass: Concerto for Violin; Henryk Mikolaj Górecki: Symphony no 3, Op. 36 ("Symphony of Sorrowful Songs"); George Antheil:...
Performers: Anthony, Adele; Berman, Boris; Crawford, Peter; Jones, Angharad Gruffydd; Kilanowisz, Zofia; Mikkola, Laura; Nowacki, Piotr; Rehlis, Agnieszka; Zdunikowski, Adam
Conductors: Alsop, Marin; Yuasa, Takuo; Wit, Antoni; Spalding, Daniel; Edison, Noel; Summerly, Jeremy; ; Milanov, Rossen
Ensemble: ; Amici Ensemble; Forestare
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Classical Music Prep School - Essential Music Everyone Wants to Know
Classical Music Prep School - Essential Music Everyone Wants to Know

4 CD / Telarc / 2009-08-11

Works: Hildegard von Bingen: O viridissima virga; Anonymous, Cantigas de Santa Maria: Work(s); Anonymous, Worcester Antiphonarium: Salve virgo virginum; Anonymous, Trouvères: Au renouvel; Guillaume Duf...
Performers: Battle, Kathleen [Soprano Vocals]; Bishop, Michael [Engineer]; Brewer, Christine; Cheng, Gloria; Chertock, Michael; Dinnerstein, Simone [Piano]; Gutierrez, Horacio; Kammen, Shira; O'Conor, John [Pian...
Conductors: ; Mackenzie, Norman; Pearlman, Martin; Ozawa, Seiji; Mackerras, Charles; Kunzel, Erich; Dohnányi, Christoph von; Slatkin, Leonard; Maazel, Lorin; Levi, Yoel; Bishop, Michael; Shaw, Robert; Previ...
Ensemble: ; Cleveland Quartet; Empire Brass & Friends; Ensemble Galilei; Ensemble P.A.N. [Project Ars Nova]
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TLC 80749
Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony, Guide to Strange Places / St. Louis SO
Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony, Guide to Strange Places / St. Louis SO

1 CD / Nonesuch / 2009-07-28

Works: John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony; Guide to Strange Places
Performers: Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Conductors: Robertson, David
Ensemble: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

"...the distillation of the score [of the Doctor Atomic Symphony]...creates its own unique impact...this powerful score creates its own dramatic imagery...the real find is the...continue...

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Transmigration [Hybrid SACD]
Transmigration [Hybrid SACD]

1 CD / Telarc / 2009-07-28

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; Agnus Dei; Jennifer Higdon: Dooryard Bloom; John Corigliano: Elegy; John Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls
Performers: Ford, Nmon
Conductors: Spano, Robert
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

"What we have is fabulous, and the sound is still excellent. I wonder if many listeners out there realize what a disaster Symphony Hall in...continue...
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Transmigration [Hybrid SACD]
Transmigration [Hybrid SACD]

1 Super Audio CD / Telarc / 2009-07-28

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; Agnus Dei; Jennifer Higdon: Dooryard Bloom; John Corigliano: Elegy; John Adams: On the Transmigration of Souls
Performers: Ford, Nmon
Conductors: Spano, Robert
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Now in his seventh season as music director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Robert Spano is recognized internationally as one of the most imaginative conductors...continue...
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TLC 60673
Best 100 20th Century Classics
Best 100 20th Century Classics

6 CD / EMI Classics / 2009-07-28

Works: Sergey Rachmaninov: Concerto for Piano no 2 in C minor; Concerto for Piano no 3 in D minor; Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini; Songs (14), Op. 34; Sergey Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet; Lieutenant Kij...
Performers: Alexeev, Dmitri; Auger, Arleen [Soprano]; Barrueco, Manuel; Bashmet, Yuri [Conductor/Viola]; Bean, Hugh; Beniston, Paul; Bloch, Nikolaj; Bowers-Broadbent, Christopher; Bowman, James [Countertenor Voc...
Conductors: Foster, Lawrence; Previn, Andre; Kurtz, Efrem; Tennstedt, Klaus; Jansons, Mariss; Rattle, Simon, Sir; Temirkanov, Yuri; Barbirolli, John; Boult, Adrian; Frühbeck de Burgos, Rafae; Wit, Antoni; M...
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
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EMI 642492
Artist Profile Series - Adams, Tavener, Lindberg, Rzewski / Ralph van Raat
Artist Profile Series - Adams, Tavener, Lindberg, Rzewski / Ralph van Raat

5 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2009-05-26

Works: John Adams: Phrygian Gates, for piano; American Berserk, for piano; China Gates, for piano; Hallelujah Junction; Frederic Rzewski: Variations (36) for Piano on "The People United will Never be Defeat...
Performers: Anderson, Thad; Bates, Leon; Cho, Seung Won; Fairs, Henry; Francis, Graeme; Greene, Arthur; Martin, Stephen; Otto, Jeff; Raat, Ralph van; Soroka, Solomia; Veen, Maarten van; Wu, Mia
Conductors: Alsop, Marin; Morrow, James; Wit, Antoni; Inkinen, Pietari
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Cedille on the Move - High Energy Tracks from Chicago's Classical Record Label
Cedille on the Move - High Energy Tracks from Chicago's Classical Record Label

1 CD / Cedille / 2009-05-26

Works: John Adams: Road Movies; Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson: Sinfonietta no 1 for strings; Erwin Schulhoff: Duo for Violin and Cello; Antonio Vivaldi: Concerto in G major for Flute and Strings; Percy Grainge...
Performers: Barton Pine, Rachel [Violin]; Blackwood, Easley; Cavatina Duo; Dufour, Mathieu; Freer, Elinor; Hagle, Matthew; Huydts, Sebastian; Klein, Alex; Koh, Jennifer [Violin]; Mangos, Georgia; Mangos, Louise;...
Conductors: Feeman, Paul; ; Hege, Daniel
Ensemble: ; Chicago Baroque Ensemble; Chicago Chamber Musicians; Encore Chamber Orchestra

"Well-chosen highlights from... a very impressive catalog... selections that show off the label's Chicago-connected artists and/or composers. Most of the repertoire is 20th century, and...continue...
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