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John Adams (b.1947)

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Frederic Cowen (1852-1935)

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« on: July 27, 2021, 05:34:29 pm »

I was at the world premiere of Doctor Atomic.  It blew me away!

Lucky so-and-so! Adams is one of my favourite living composers - please give us a list of recommended recordings if possible. Besides Nixon, I only know Harmonium (1980), Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986), The Wound-Dresser (1989), The Death of Klinghoffer (1991), Violin Concerto (1993) and the Doctor Atomic Symphony (2007) - but what I know I really like!

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"A piece is worth your attention, and is itself for you praiseworthy, if it makes you feel you have not wasted your time over it." (Sydney Grew, 1922)

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