Adams, John Coolidge 15.feb.1947- USA Massachusetts, Worcester

Title Parts

Shaker loops. 3 violins, viola, 2 celli, double bass. 1978
Ensemble Modern / Sian Edwards. RCA 68674
1 - Shaking and trembling
2 - Hymning slews
3 - Loops and verse
4 - A final shaking
Harmonium. Choir and orchestra. 1981
San Fransisco SO and Choir / Edo de Waart

** Grand pianola music. 2 pianos, 2 sopranos and orchestra. 1982
best perf.: John Alley, Shelagh Sutherland, London Sinfonietta / Oliver Knussen
best perf on cd: Solisti New York / Ransom Wilson. EMI 572994
John Alley, Shelagh Sutherland, London Sinfonietta / John Adams. Nonesuch 79219
Ellen Corver, Sepp Grotenhuis, Netherlands Wind Ensemble / Stephen Mosko. Chandos 9363
1 - Part Ia
2 - Part Ib
3 - On the dominant devide
Harmonielehre. Orchestra. 1985
San Francisco SO / Edo de Waart

The chairman dances. Foxtrot for orchestra. 1885
Holland Symfonia / Josep Caballe Domenech

Short ride in a fast machine. Fanfare. 1986
Netherlands Wind Ensemble / Stephen Mosko. Chandos 9363

* Chamber symphony. 1992
London Sinfonietta / John Adams. Nonesuch 79219
1 - Mongrel airs
2 - Aria with walking bass
3 - Roadrunner
El Dorado. Orchestra. 1992
Halle Orchestra / Kent Nagano. Nonesuch 79359
1 - A dream of gold
2 - So did Alice
Violin concerto. 1993
Leila Josefowicz, Concertgebouw Orkest / Jaap van Zweden

Hallelujah Junction. 2 Pianos. 1996
Ralph van Raat, Maarten van Veen

On the transmigration of souls. Choir, childrens choir and orchestra. 2002
Groot Omroepkoor, Nationaal Jeugdkoor, Nationaal Kinderkoor, Netherlands Radio PO / Edo de Waart

Doctor Atomic symphony. 2007
Nationaal Jeugd Orkest / John Adams

City Noir. Symphony in 3 movements. 2009
Netherlands Radio PO / John Adams

I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky. Song play in 2 acts. 1995
Martina Muhlpointner, Kimako X Trotman, Markus A Neisser, Jeannette Friedrich, Darius de Haas, Lilith Gardell, Jonas Holst, Young Opera Company Freiburg, The Band of Holst-Sinfonietta / Klaus Simon. Naxos 8.669003-04

El Nino. Oratorio. 2000
Dawn Upshaw s, Kirsti Harms m, Willard White b/bt, 3 countertenors of Theatre of Voices, Barbican Youth Choir, choir London Voices, BBC SO / John Adams

Doctor Atomic. Opera. San Francisco 2005
libretto Peter Sellars
Gerald Finley, Jessica Rivera, Eric Owens, Richard Paul Fink, James Maddalena, Thomas Glenn, Jay Hunter Morris, Ellen Rabiner, Netherlands Opera Choir, Netherlands PO / Lawrence Renes

A flowering tree. Opera. 2006
Jessica Rivera s, Russell Thomas t, Eric Owens b, Groot Omroepkoor, Netherlands Radio PO / John Adams

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