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Hallelujah junction : composing an American life

Author: John Adams
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An eminent composer shares the story of his life, from his childhood and early studies in classical composition to his minimalist and "docu-opera" achievements, in an account that evaluates his professional relationships and the social movements that inspired his creative process.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Adams, John, 1947-
Hallelujah junction.
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008
(OCoLC)636589483
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams, Komponist.
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams
ISBN: 9780374281151 0374281157
OCLC Number: 213300731
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Winnipesaukee Gardens --
From Help! to Let it be --
Free radicals --
Regal apparel --
Faulty wiring --
A harmony lesson --
The people are the heroes now --
Singing terrorists --
Mongrel airs --
The machine in the garden --
Technical difficulties --
How could this happen? --
A swirl of atoms --
Tree of life --
Garage sale of the mind.
Responsibility: John Adams.
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An eminent composer shares the story of his life, from his childhood and early studies in classical composition to his minimalist and "docu-opera" achievements, in an account that evaluates his professional relationships and the social movements that inspired his creative process.

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