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Adams, John 1947-

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Nixon in China an opera in three acts by John Adams( Recording )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera in 3 acts
Io sono l'amore by Luca Guadagnino( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tragic love story set at the turn of the millennium in Milan. The film follows the fall of the haute bourgeoisie due to the forces of passion and unconditional love"--Www.imdb.com
Grand pianola music by John Adams( Recording )

36 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the transmigration of souls by John Adams( Recording )

18 editions published in 2004 in 4 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonium by John Adams( Recording )

46 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonium for chorus and large orchestra. Text: John Donne and Emily Dickinson
Violin concerto Shaker loops by John Adams( Recording )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky by John Adams( Recording )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In John Adams Oper erleben sieben Personen das Erdbeben von 1994 im Grossraum Los Angeles. Den Titel "Ich schaute an die Decke und da sah ich den Himmel" fand die Librettistin June Jordan in einem Zeitungsartikel über das Erdbeben
The Chairman dances foxtrot for orchestra ; Christian zeal and activity ; Two fanfares for orchestra ; Common tones in simple time by John Adams( Recording )

30 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for orchestra / Two Fanfares for orchestra: Tromba lontana; Short Ride in A Fast Machine / Christian Zeal and Activity for orchestra / Common Tones in Simple Time for orchestra
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
Century rolls Lollapalooza ; Slonimsky's earbox by John Adams( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Of all the so-called minimalists working today, John Adams is the only one with any good ideas left. Witness this delightful release. The key to Adams's creativity is that he isn't bound by theoretical constraints on what "minimalism" should be. Century Rolls (1995) is a commission by Emanuel Ax, and it was inspired by the composer's listening to a CD recording of an ancient player piano. Century Rolls doesn't duplicate that sound, but it is, instead, an unexpected romp across new rhythmic territory. As for Mr. Ax, he comports himself very well, particularly in the difficult first Movement, which requires deft coordination of all forces involved. The brief Lollapalooza (1995) is more recognizably minimalist but with considerable orchestral color and shifting moods. And Slominsky's Earbox (1996) is a powerfully full-orchestra-driven canter. All this is to say that the CD is one of the best releases of Adams's career, and it will appeal to a very wide audience. --Paul Cook
Harmonielehre The chairman dances ; Tromba lontana ; Short ride in a fast machine by John Adams( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaker loops Light over water by John Adams( )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1st work recorded Aug. 1979 in Hellman Hall, San Francisco, Calif.; the 2nd recorded and mixed at Tres Virgos Studio, San Rafael, Calif
Fog tropes Gradual requiem ; Gambuh I by Ingram Marshall( )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonielehre by John Adams( Recording )

32 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonielehre for orchestra / The Chairman Dances: Foxtrot for orchestra / Two Fanfares for orchestra: Tromba lontana; Short Ride in A Fast Machine
The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( Recording )

16 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Composer John Adams comments on his opera "The death of Klinghoffer in three, ten-minute segments produced especially for broadcast. Illustrated with music from the Elektra Nonesuch recording, these discussions reveal Adams' insights into the opera, its story and its impact
Shaker Loops The Wound-Dresser ; Short ride in a fast machine by John Adams( )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wound-dresser Fearful symmetries by John Adams( Recording )

13 editions published in 1989 in 3 languages and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naive and sentimental music by John Adams( Recording )

7 editions published in 2002 in 4 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonielehre Short ride in a fast machine by John Adams( Recording )

5 editions published in 2012 and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The San Francisco Symphony, led by Michael Tilson Thomas, performs composer John Adams's Harmonielehre and the composition Short Ride in a Fast Machine
Road movies by John Adams( Recording )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Adams, John.

Adams, John 1947-

Adams, John Coolidge

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Adams, John J. 1947-

Adams, John (John Coolidge), 1947-

Ioannes Adams

John Adams amerykański kompozytor

John Adams componist

John Adams compositeur et chef d'orchestre américain

John Adams compositore statunitense

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John Coolidge Adams

John Coolidge Adams compositeur et chef d'orchestre américain

Джон Адамс

Джон Кулидж Адамс

Джон Кулідж Адамс

ג'ון אדמס

جان آدامز (تنظیم‌کننده)

جون آدامز

존 애덤스

アダムズ, ジョン

ジョン・クーリッジ・アダムズ

约翰·库利奇·亚当斯

Languages
English (207)

German (17)

Italian (11)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)

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The John Adams reader : essential writings on an American composer