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Adams, JohnThe Nixon Tapes - version 1 (1998) 56'
Scenes from Nixon in China for chorus, voices and orchestra

Scoring
2 high baritone.1 lyric sop.1coloratura sop.1bass, SATB chorus
2.2.3.4sax.0-0.3.3.0-perc(1)-2pft-synth or sampler (Kurzweil K2000)-strings(minimum:6.6.4.4.2)

Selections:
Act 1 scene 1 - Overture, Chorus "Soldiers of Heaven", Landing of Air Force One."News has a kind of mystery".
Complete Act 1 Scene 3
Act 2 - "This is Prophetic" and "I am the wife of Mao Tse Tung"

This work requires additional technological components and/or amplification.
For complete technical specifications go to: mhgrey.wordpress.com.
Abbreviations (PDF).

Territory
This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
7/17/1998
Aspen, Colorado
James Maddalena, John Duykers/Trudy Ellen Craney Elissa Johnston, Pat/William Sharp, Cho-en Lai / Aspen Chamber Orchestra / John Adams





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