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Adams, John Luther 1953-

Overview
Works: 136 works in 312 publications in 3 languages and 5,106 library holdings
Genres: Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Interviews  Manuscripts  Musical settings 
Roles: Composer, Performer, Producer, Conductor
Classifications: M178.A32, 780.92
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Earth and the great weather a sonic geography of the Arctic by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clouds of forgetting, clouds of unknowing by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the white silence by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Winter music : composing the North by John Luther Adams ( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The far country by John Luther Adams ( )
2 editions published in 1993 in Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For Lou Harrison by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The mathematics of resonant bodies by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2006 and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange and sacred noise by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Contains a complete performance of the title piece by Adams. Written for percussion quartets, this piece is presented without accompanying video images."--Perry Seibert, www.allmovie.com (as viewed on Apr. 12, 2007)
The light that fills the world by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2007 and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Red arc/Blue veil by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange and sacred noise by John Luther Adams ( )
2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Contains a complete performance of the title piece by Adams. Written for percussion quartets, this piece is presented without accompanying video images."--Perry Seibert, www.allmovie.com (as viewed on Apr. 12, 2007)
Four thousand holes by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
'Four Thousand Holes' is an evocative, beautiful, virtuosic work for piano, percussion, and an electronic 'aura' of processed instrumental sounds, in which shimmering cascades of lush harmonies and rich polyrhythmic textures are built from layers of simple elements. The work was commissioned by renowned pianist Stephen Drury, whose repertoire extends from Bach, Schubert, and Liszt to Ives, Cage, and Carter
The light within : for orchestra by John Luther Adams ( )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inuksuit by John Luther Adams ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2013 and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Composed in 2009, this work by John Luther Adams is not only inspired by the environment, but can be shaped by the natural world when it is performed. This CD/DVD offers the first recording of the work, which was made in a forest surrounding Guilford Sound in Vermont
The place we began by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2009 in 3 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sauyatuġvik : the time of drumming : version for chamber ensemble by John Luther Adams ( )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five percussion quartets from Coyote builds North America by John Luther Adams ( )
12 editions published between 1990 and 2003 and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Songbirdsongs by John Luther Adams ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1980 and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The light that fills the world : (for orchestra) by John Luther Adams ( )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strange and sacred noise by John Luther Adams ( )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Adams, J. L. (John Luther), 1953-
Luther Adams, John 1953-
Languages
English (27)
Inupiaq (2)
French (1)
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