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Harmonielehre

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  • The first recording of John Adams's 2005 opera, Doctor Atomic, is out now. Peter Sellars created the libretto, drawing from original sources. The composer leads the BBC Singers, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and a cast led by Gerald Finley as Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer. "A magnificent accomplishment that easily takes its place alongside the other Adams-Sellars triumphs," exclaimed the Los Angeles Times. "It contains music of unearthly splendor." "Musically exhilarating," says the New York Times. "This is one of Mr. Adams’s most sophisticated scores, with some of his finest choral music." "Grippingly vivid," exclaims the Financial Times in a five-star review; "one of his most far-reaching scores."

  • The latest issue of BBC Music Magazine is out now, including reviews of three new Nonesuch releases: Steve Reich's Pulse / Quartet ("poignant, intoxicating"), John Adams's Violin Concerto ("expansively beautiful, dazzling"), and Brad Mehldau Trio's Seymour Reads the Constitution! ("the art of the trio"). 

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    Adams’s Nonesuch debut takes its title from Arnold Schoenberg’s Harmony Teachings. The New York Times has called Harmonielehre “a dazzling, whirling crystal ball of a piece in which Mr. Adams at once celebrates and parodies lush Romantic harmony.“

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    San Francisco Symphony
    Edo de Waart, conductor

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Recorded March 23, 1985, at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
    Engineer: John Newton

    Art Direction and Design by Carin Goldberg
    Cover photography by William Clift

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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John Adams
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Release Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 1986 - 05:00
DescriptionExcerpt: 

Adams’s Nonesuch debut takes its title from Arnold Schoenberg’s Harmony Teachings. The New York Times has called Harmonielehre “a dazzling, whirling crystal ball of a piece in which Mr. Adams at once celebrates and parodies lush Romantic harmony.“

Description: 

Adams’s Nonesuch debut takes its title from Arnold Schoenberg’s Harmony Teachings. The New York Times has called Harmonielehre “a dazzling, whirling crystal ball of a piece in which Mr. Adams at once celebrates and parodies lush Romantic harmony.“

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Recorded March 23, 1985, at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco
Engineer: John Newton

Art Direction and Design by Carin Goldberg
Cover photography by William Clift

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79115

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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2
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14
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Wednesday, January 1, 1986 - 05:00
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UPC/Price: 
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597911527BUN
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0.00
Label: 
MP3
UPC: 
603497999774
Price: 
9.00
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MUSICIANS
San Francisco Symphony
Edo de Waart, conductor

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