John Adams: Hallelujah Junction: A Nonesuch Retrospective of John Adams' work (Nonesuch Audio CD)


Catalogue No: 7559798921

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Subtitle: 2-CD set

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London Symphony Orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Lyon Opera Orchestra
Theatre of Voices
John Adams, conductor
Kent Nagano, conductor
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Edo Waart, conductor

John Adams is one of the most admired & performed living composers. A musician of enormous range & technical command, he has built a huge audience worldwide through the immediacy & sincerity of his music.

Released to accompany his autobigraphy "Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life", the double-CD set "Hallelujah Junction: A Nonesuch Retrospective" serves as a best-of collection that chronicles the composer's career and points up the breadth and depth of Adams' contribution to American musical life in the late twentieth and early twenty first centuries.


Contents and Reviews

Harmonielehre: Part I

Shaker Loops: I. Shaking and Trembling

Harmonium: III. Wild Nights

Nixon in China: Act I, Scene 3 ("Ladies and Gentlemen")
Nixon in China: Act I, Scene 3 ("Mr. Premier")
Nixon in China: Act I, Scene 3 (Cheers)

Chamber Symphony: Mongrel Airs

Gnarly Buttons: III. Put Your Loving Arms Around Me

Hoodoo Zephyr

The Death of Klinghoffer: Palestinian Chorus
The Death of Klinghoffer: Exiled Jews Chorus

I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky: Este Pais

Violin Concerto: III

Naive and Sentimental Music: III. Chain to the Rhythm

El Niño: The Babe Leaped in Her Womb
El Niño: Magnificat

A Flowering Tree: Act II, Scene 4: Kumudha and the Beggar Minstrels (excerpt)

The Dharma at Big Sur: Part 1