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John Adams

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John Adams

John Adams has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 23 episodes and was first played on 24 March 2014.

John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer with strong roots in minimalism. He learned the clarinet from his father and played in marching bands and community orchestras during his formative years. He began composing at the age of ten and heard his first orchestral pieces performed while still a teenager. The intellectual and artistic traditions of New England, especially the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Harvard University, helped shape him as an artist and thinker. After earning two…

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Light Over Water Part 1
John Adams
New Albion1985
Light Over Water Part 1
John AdamsNew Albion1985
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Part IV. A Final Shaking
John Adams, Ensemble Modern
RCA Victor Red Seal1997
Part IV. A Final Shaking
John Adams, Ensemble ModernRCA Victor Red Seal1997
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Shaker Loops: IV. A Final Shaking
John Adams
Nonesuch2010
Shaker Loops: IV. A Final Shaking
John AdamsNonesuch2010
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Violin Concerto
John Adams, Gidon Kremer, London Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, Orchestra Of St. Luke's
Nonesuch1996
Violin Concerto
John Adams, Gidon Kremer, London Symphony Orchestra, Kent Nagano, Orchestra Of St. Luke'sNonesuch1996
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Hallelujah Junction - 1st Movement
John Adams
Music On Vinyl, Sony Pictures Classics, Masterworks2018
Hallelujah Junction - 1st Movement
John AdamsMusic On Vinyl, Sony Pictures Classics, Masterworks2018
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The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot For Orchestra)
John Adams
Nonesuch1987
The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot For Orchestra)
John AdamsNonesuch1987
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Shaker Loops
John Adams
1750 Arch Records1980
Shaker Loops
John Adams1750 Arch Records1980
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Phrygian Gates
John Adams
New Albion1986
Phrygian Gates
John AdamsNew Albion1986
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Short Ride In A Fast Machine
Adams
SFS Media2012
Short Ride In A Fast Machine
AdamsSFS Media2012
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Madame Press Died Last Week At Ninety
John Adams, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, Dawn Upshaw, Paul Crossley
Elektra Nonesuch1991
Madame Press Died Last Week At Ninety
John Adams, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, Dawn Upshaw, Paul CrossleyElektra Nonesuch1991
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