Adams, John: City Noir (Full Score)  new

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Catalogue No: M051097791
ISMN: 9790051097791
Shop Product Code: 2959302
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ISBN: 9781495099861
City Noir (Full Score)

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Department: Full Scores & Study Scores - Full Scores

Instrumentation: Orchestra (full score)

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (New York)

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City Noir is a symphony inspired by the peculiar ambience and mood of Los Angeles 'noir' films, especially those produced in the late forties and early fifties. My music is an homage not necessarily to the film music of that period but rather to the overall aesthetic of the era. This symphony becomes the third in a triptych of orchestral works that have as their theme the California experience, its landscape and its culture. The two previous are The Dharma at Big Sur and El Dorado. City Noir was commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic in association with the London Symphony Orchestra, Cité de la Musique and ZaterdagMatinee.” -John Adams


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