Composer: John Coolidge Adams (February 15, 1947 – )Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony conducted by Simon RattleScore available here: https://issuu.com/s...
Grand Pianola Music is a minimalist composition by the American composer John Adams written in 1981. It was premiered on February 26, 1982, by the San Francisco Symphony in the Japan Center of in San Francisco as part of a series called "New and Unusual Music" with the pianists Robin Sutherland and Julie Steinberg, sopranos Marlene Rozofsky and Eileen Williams, and alto Elizabeth Anker, with the composer conducting.
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«Fearful Symmetries» for orchestra (1988)Orchestre philharmonique de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillonconducted by René BoscRecorded in Montpellier between 19...
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The John Adams Earbox is a ten-CD retrospective of almost all of Adams’s music written between the late 1970’s and late 1990’s. In 1985 Adams began a long-term exclusive relationship with Nonesuch Records which has resulted in one of the most thoroughly documented catalogues of any living composer.
John Adams on Fearful Symmetries In the spring of 1988, shortly after the first series of Nixon in China performances in the US and Europe, I began thinking about a new work for orchestra. Working in the almost too beautiful confines of the American Academy in Rome, I found that ideas were slow arrive.