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John Adams, a portrait ; and, A concert of American music.

Author: Jonathan NottAmita DhiriJane SeymourColin WilsonDavid JeffcockAll authors
Publisher: [Germany] : RM Associates : Arthaus Musik, ©2002.
Series: Composers of our time.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Portrait is a documentary that profiles the life and work of American composer John Adams. Includes performance extracts from Adams' operas and orchestral compositions. Concert of American music features performances of works by John Adams (Gnarly buttons and Chamber symphony), Steve Reich (Eight lines) and Conlon Nancarrow (Studies for player piano no. 1 and no. 7).
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Genre/Form: Music videos
Concert films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Nott; Amita Dhiri; Jane Seymour; Colin Wilson; David Jeffcock; Bob Coles, (Television director); Steve Reich; John Adams; Conlon Nancarrow; Ensemble intercontemporain.; Reiner Moritz Associates.; Arthaus Musik (Firm)
OCLC Number: 52712254
Language Note: Subtitles and menus in English, French, Japanese, and Spanish.
Notes: Title from disc.
Aspect ratio: 16:9.
Program notes in German, English and French in container.
Credits: Portrait: executive producer, Jane Seymour; produced by Colin Wilson; directed by David Jeffcock. Concert: produced by Colin Wilson; directed by Bob Coles.
Performer(s): Ensemble Intercontemporain ; Jonathan Nott, conductor.
Event notes: The concert recorded in performance, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris, 2000.
Description: 1 videodisc (134 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD. Soundtracks in PCM stereo; Dolby digital 5.0, DTS 5.0 (concert); Dolby digital 2.0 (portrait).
Contents: John Adams, American classic --
Eight lines / Steve Reich --
Gnarly buttons ; Chamber symphony / John Adams --
Studies for player piano, no. 1 and no. 7 / Conlon Nancarrow.
Series Title: Composers of our time.
Other Titles: Concert of American music.
John Adams, American classic.

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Portrait is a documentary that profiles the life and work of American composer John Adams. Includes performance extracts from Adams' operas and orchestral compositions. Concert of American music features performances of works by John Adams (Gnarly buttons and Chamber symphony), Steve Reich (Eight lines) and Conlon Nancarrow (Studies for player piano no. 1 and no. 7).

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