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Chamber Symphony / Grand Pianola Music

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  • John Adams has joined the faculty of the Royal Academy of Music in London as a Visiting Professor. In 2012, Adams conducted concerts at Lincoln Center and the BBC Proms in which Academy students performed alongside Juilliard School players; in 2015, the Academy gave him an Honorary Doctorate. As part of his new role, he returns to the Academy in 2017 to work with opera students, instrumentalists, and composers. "I'm proud and delighted to spend time with the very talented students of the Royal Academy of Music," he says. "I'll be able to spend time with the young composers, singers and instrumentalists in a relationship that is as fruitful for me as it hopefully will be for the students."

  • Celebrations of John Adams's 70th birthday, which began in fall 2016, continue through 2017 with major festivities taking place in the composer's native California, organized around his birthday on February 15, and throughout the winter and spring in New York, Chicago, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, and more.

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  • About This Album

    The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

    These pieces, says the New York Times, “insist that symphonic music can be slyly fun.” Chamber Symphony was influenced both by Schoenberg and children’s cartoons. Grand Pianola Music “pokes fun,” says the Times, “at the heroics of Romantic concerto writing.”

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    London Sinfonietta
    John Adams, conductor
    John Alley, piano 1 (4-6)
    Shelagh Sutherland, piano 2 (4-6)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by John McClure
    Recorded February 1993 at CTS Studios, London
    Engineered by Dick Lewzey
    Mixed at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California

    Design by John Heiden

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Friday, October 21, 1994 - 04:00
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These pieces, says the New York Times, “insist that symphonic music can be slyly fun.” Chamber Symphony was influenced both by Schoenberg and children’s cartoons. Grand Pianola Music “pokes fun,” says the Times, “at the heroics of Romantic concerto writing.”

Description: 

The CD of this album is available to purchase at ArkivMusic.

These pieces, says the New York Times, “insist that symphonic music can be slyly fun.” Chamber Symphony was influenced both by Schoenberg and children’s cartoons. Grand Pianola Music “pokes fun,” says the Times, “at the heroics of Romantic concerto writing.”

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by John McClure
Recorded February 1993 at CTS Studios, London
Engineered by Dick Lewzey
Mixed at Skywalker Sound, Marin County, California

Design by John Heiden

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79219

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Saturday, October 1, 1994 - 04:00
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CD+MP3
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075597921922BUN
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MP3
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603497098965
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10.00
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MUSICIANS
London Sinfonietta
John Adams, conductor
John Alley, piano 1 (4-6)
Shelagh Sutherland, piano 2 (4-6)

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