John Adams, London Sinfonietta & Kronos Quartet - Gnarly Buttons & Johns Book Of Alleged Dances (CD)

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  1. I liked and admired them both, but especially Gnarly Buttons/John’s Book of Alleged Dances. Buttons consists of three pieces played by an idiosyncratic ensemble of two violins, a viola, a cello and a string bass, and a sixth string alternating among banjo, mandolin and guitar, plus English horn, bassoon, trombone and solo clarinet.4/5(13).
  2. And here's proof: a CD retrospective of nearly all Adams's recorded compositions on Nonesuch Records, the label that also issued Steve Reich and Kronos Quartet: 25 Years. Adams's Harmonium, a choral work of startling energy and effervescence, appears here in a new recording, as do distillations of both The Death of Klinghoffer and /5(26).
  3. I liked and admired them both, but especially Gnarly Buttons/John’s Book of Alleged Dances. Buttons consists of three pieces played by an idiosyncratic ensemble of two violins, a viola, a cello and a string bass, and a sixth string alternating among banjo, mandolin and guitar, plus English horn, bassoon, trombone and solo clarinet/5(15).
  4. John Adams discography and songs: Music profile for John Adams, born 15 February Genres: Post-Minimalism, Modern Classical, Tone Poem. Albums include Call Me by Your Name, The Dharma at Big Sur; My Father Knew Charles Ives, and Ensemble Pieces.
  5. Buy The John Adams Earbox (10CD) [BOX SET] by Adams, John, Ives, Charles E, Waart, Edo de, Cooke, Richard, Nagano, Kent, San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Tibbels, Nicole, Rees, Judith, Shaw, Teresa, Alley, John from Amazon's Classical Music Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17).
  6. Through the s, Adams continued to draw on increasingly diverse sources of musical inspiration, from the electronics of Hoodoo Zephyr () to cartoon music in the Chamber Symphony () to the old-time American music of John's Book of Alleged Dances (). In , Adams received music composition's most lucrative honor, the Grawemeyer.

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