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John Adams

John Adams has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 32 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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Shaker Loops
John Adams
1750 Arch Records1980
Shaker Loops
John Adams1750 Arch Records1980
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Short Ride In A Fast Machine
John Adams, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
EMI Classics1994
Short Ride In A Fast Machine
John Adams, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon RattleEMI Classics1994
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Christian Zeal And Activity
John Adams
Nonesuch1987
Christian Zeal And Activity
John AdamsNonesuch1987
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"Pat's Aria" (From Nixon In China)
John Adams
Arabesque Recordings2003
"Pat's Aria" (From Nixon In China)
John AdamsArabesque Recordings2003
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For With God No Thing Shall Be Impossible
John Adams, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Dawn Upshaw, Willard White, Kent Nagano
Nonesuch2001
For With God No Thing Shall Be Impossible
John Adams, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Dawn Upshaw, Willard White, Kent NaganoNonesuch2001
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La Anunciación
John Adams, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Dawn Upshaw, Willard White, Kent Nagano
Nonesuch2001
La Anunciación
John Adams, Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, Dawn Upshaw, Willard White, Kent NaganoNonesuch2001
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American Standard
John Adams
Obscure, Island Records1975
American Standard
John AdamsObscure, Island Records1975
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I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky: ¡Este Pais! (This Country!)
John Adams
Nonesuch2008
I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky: ¡Este Pais! (This Country!)
John AdamsNonesuch2008
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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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