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Adams, John 1947-

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

68 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

17 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wealthy Recchi family has undergone sweeping changes. Eduardo Sr. has named a successor to the reins of his company, and surprised everyone by splitting power between his son Tancredi and grandson Edo. But Edo had always dreamed of opening a restaurant with his friend Antonio. To make matters worse, the very foundation of the entire family may be totally shattered after Tancredi's wife Emma falls deeply in love with Antonio and begins a passionate love affair
Grand pianola music by John Adams( Recording )

45 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the transmigration of souls by John Adams( Recording )

20 editions published in 2004 in 4 languages and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonium by John Adams( Recording )

57 editions published between 1984 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(1) SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY CHORUS. (1) SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. (1) WAART, Edo de (conductor)
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky by John Adams( Recording )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 653 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
Road movies by John Adams( Recording )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaker loops ; Light over water by John Adams( )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 566 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
The Chairman dances : foxtrot for orchestra ; Christian zeal and activity ; Two fanfares for orchestra ; Common tones in simple time by John Adams( Recording )

29 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 561 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
Century rolls ; Lollapalooza ; Slonimsky's earbox by John Adams( Recording )

12 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 546 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
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molière'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
Harmonielehre ; The chairman dances ; Tromba lontana ; Short ride in a fast machine by John Adams( )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harmonielehre by John Adams( Recording )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 510 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
City noir ; Saxophone concerto by John Adams( Recording )

11 editions published in 2014 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nonesuch Records release, comprised of the title piece by composer John Adams and the debut recording of his Saxophone Concerto. Both pieces are performed by the St. Louis Symphony led by Music Director David Robertson. Saxophonist Timothy McAllister is featured on both pieces
The Death of Klinghoffer by John Adams( Recording )

31 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Death of Klinghoffer: Opera in Two Acts and a Prologue. Libretto: Alice Goodman
Fog tropes ; Gradual requiem by Ingram Marshall( )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaker Loops ; The Wound-Dresser ; Short ride in a fast machine by John Adams( )

13 editions published in 2004 in 3 languages and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dharma at Big Sur by John Adams( )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Violin concerto ; Shaker loops by John Adams( Recording )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

30 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Adams

Adams, John.

Adams, John 1947-

Adams, John Coolidge

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Ioannes Adams

John Adams amerykański kompozytor

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John Adams compositeur et chef d'orchestre américain

John Adams compositore statunitense

John Adams en amerikansk minimalistisk tonsättare

John Adams US-amerikanischer Komponist

John Adams yhdysvaltalainen säveltäjä ja kapellimestari

John Coolidge Adams

Джон Адамс

Джон Кулидж Адамс

Джон Кулідж Адамс

ג'ון אדמס

ג'ון אדמס מוזיקאי אמריקאי

جان آدامز (تنظیم‌کننده)

جون آدامز

존 애덤스

アダムズ, ジョン

アダムズ, ジョン (・クーリッジ)

ジョン・クーリッジ・アダムズ

约翰·库利奇·亚当斯

Languages
English (272)

German (21)

Italian (14)

Dutch (8)

French (2)

Finnish (1)

Spanish (1)

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The John Adams reader : essential writings on an American composer