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I Am Love [Soundtrack]

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    Several of John Adams's works surge with new life as the score to the Italian film I Am Love, which was directed and produced with Adams's music in mind. The New York Times calls the film, directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Tilda Swinton, "a cinematic tour de force"; the Times of London gives it five stars, noting its "sublime score." The BBC calls the album "one of those rare soundtracks that merits—and rewards—repeated listening."

    Credits

    MUSICIANS
    San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart, conductor (1, 8, 9)
    Emanuel Ax, piano (2)
    Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor (2)
    Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor (3)
    Orchestra of St. Luke's, John Adams, conductor (4, 5, 7)
    Orchestra of the Opéra de Lyon, Kent Nagano, conductor (6)
    English Opera Chorus, Richard Cooke, director (6)
    Sanford Sylvan, baritone (7)

    PRODUCTION CREDITS

    The Chairman Dances (1985)
    Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
    Recorded November 1986 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
    Recording Engineer: John Newton
    Assistant Engineer: Lolly Lewis
    Edited by E. Amelia Rogers
    Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

    Century Rolls (1996)
    Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
    Recorded October 4, 1999, at the Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland
    Balance Engineer: Everett Porter
    Recording Engineer: Tom Knab
    Edited by Thijs Hoekstra, Polyhymnia International, Baarn, Netherlands
    Mixed by Everett Porter, Polyhymnia International
    Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

    Lollapalooza (1995)
    Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
    Recorded July 1997 at Royal Centre, Nottingham, England
    Engineered by Kees de Visser
    Edited and Mixed by Kees de Visser, Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium
    Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
     
    Shaker Loops
    (1978)
    Produced by Philip Waldway
    Recorded November 1988 at Manhattan Center Studios, New York, NY
    Engineered by Paul Zinman
    Assistant Engineer: Nelson Wong
    Originally Mastered by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions Inc., New York, NY
     
    The Death of Klinghoffer (1990–91)
    Produced by John McClure
    Recorded April and July 1991 at Auditorium Maurice Ravel, Lyon, France
    Balance Engineer: John Newton
    Recording Engineer: Henk Jansen
    Recording and Editing Engineer: Everett Porter
    Stage Sound Design: Jonathan Deans
    Stage Production Sound Engineer: Graham Carmichael
    Audio Assistant: Susan Presson
    Production Coordinator: Kathryn King

    Fearful Symmetries (1988)
    Recorded November 1988 at Manhattan Center Studios, New York, NY
    Engineer: Paul Zinman
    Assistant Engineer: Nelson Wong
    Mixing Engineer: Everett Porter

    Harmonielehre (1984–85)
    Recorded March 23, 1985, at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
    Engineer: John Newton

    Mastered by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions, Inc., New York, NY

    Design by Kasia Ozmin
    Cover Photograph by Pierpaolo Ferrari, provided courtesy of Magnolia Pictures

on May 14, 2010 - 4:29pm
Release Date: 
Tuesday, June 15, 2010 (All day)
Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

524842

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
Artist Name: 
John Adams
Album Status: 
UPC/Price: 
UPC: 
075597978810BUN
Price: 
13.00
Label: 
CD+MP3
UPC: 
075597978773
Price: 
10.00
Label: 
MP3
Description: 

Several of John Adams's works surge with new life as the score to the Italian film I Am Love, which was directed and produced with Adams's music in mind. The New York Times calls the film, directed by Luca Guadagnino and starring Tilda Swinton, "a cinematic tour de force"; the Times of London gives it five stars, noting its "sublime score." The BBC calls the album "one of those rare soundtracks that merits—and rewards—repeated listening."

DescriptionExcerpt: 

Several of John Adams's works surge with new life as the score to the Italian film I Am Love, which was directed and produced with Adams's music in mind. The New York Times calls the film, starring Tilda Swinton, "a cinematic tour de force"; the Times of London gives the film five stars, noting its "sublime score." The BBC calls the album "one of those rare soundtracks that merits—and rewards—repeated listening."

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
San Francisco Symphony, Edo de Waart, conductor (1, 8, 9)
Emanuel Ax, piano (2)
Cleveland Orchestra, Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor (2)
Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano, conductor (3)
Orchestra of St. Luke's, John Adams, conductor (4, 5, 7)
Orchestra of the Opéra de Lyon, Kent Nagano, conductor (6)
English Opera Chorus, Richard Cooke, director (6)
Sanford Sylvan, baritone (7)

PRODUCTION CREDITS

The Chairman Dances (1985)
Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
Recorded November 1986 at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
Recording Engineer: John Newton
Assistant Engineer: Lolly Lewis
Edited by E. Amelia Rogers
Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

Century Rolls (1996)
Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
Recorded October 4, 1999, at the Masonic Auditorium, Cleveland
Balance Engineer: Everett Porter
Recording Engineer: Tom Knab
Edited by Thijs Hoekstra, Polyhymnia International, Baarn, Netherlands
Mixed by Everett Porter, Polyhymnia International
Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig

Lollapalooza (1995)
Produced by Wilhelm Hellweg
Recorded July 1997 at Royal Centre, Nottingham, England
Engineered by Kees de Visser
Edited and Mixed by Kees de Visser, Galaxy Studios, Mol, Belgium
Originally Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
 
Shaker Loops
(1978)
Produced by Philip Waldway
Recorded November 1988 at Manhattan Center Studios, New York, NY
Engineered by Paul Zinman
Assistant Engineer: Nelson Wong
Originally Mastered by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions Inc., New York, NY
 
The Death of Klinghoffer (1990–91)
Produced by John McClure
Recorded April and July 1991 at Auditorium Maurice Ravel, Lyon, France
Balance Engineer: John Newton
Recording Engineer: Henk Jansen
Recording and Editing Engineer: Everett Porter
Stage Sound Design: Jonathan Deans
Stage Production Sound Engineer: Graham Carmichael
Audio Assistant: Susan Presson
Production Coordinator: Kathryn King

Fearful Symmetries (1988)
Recorded November 1988 at Manhattan Center Studios, New York, NY
Engineer: Paul Zinman
Assistant Engineer: Nelson Wong
Mixing Engineer: Everett Porter

Harmonielehre (1984–85)
Recorded March 23, 1985, at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, CA
Engineer: John Newton

Mastered by Paul Zinman at SoundByte Productions, Inc., New York, NY

Design by Kasia Ozmin
Cover Photograph by Pierpaolo Ferrari, provided courtesy of Magnolia Pictures