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    2004 Grammy Winner

    This Pulitzer Prize– and Grammy Award–winning piece, a New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center's Great Performers co-commission, was written in honor of the heroes and in memory of the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001. It was made possible with the generous support of a longtime New York family. The Atlantic Monthly called the piece “a breakthrough” with “something unique to say to a wide public”; London’s Independent dubbed it “imperative listening.”

     

     

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    MUSICIANS
    New York Philharmonic: Lorin Maazel, conductor
    New York Choral Artists: Joseph Flummerfelt, director
    Brooklyn Youth Chorus: Dianne Berkun, director
    Philip Smith, solo trumpet
    Preben Antonson, boy’s voice
    Other Voices: Sam Adams, Emily Adams, Ditsa Pines, Deborah O’Grady, Morgan Staples

    PRODUCTION CREDITS
    Produced by John Adams and Lawrence Rock
    Recorded in concert September 19-24, 2002, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
    Engineered by Lawrence Rock
    Soundscape engineering by Mark Grey
    Mixed by John Kilgore at Masque Sound, New York City
    Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME

    Design by John Gall
    Photography by Joel Meyerowitz

    Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

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This Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning piece was written in honor of the heroes and in memory of the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001. The Atlantic Monthly called the piece “a breakthrough” with “something unique to say to a wide public”; London’s Independent dubbed it “imperative listening.” 

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2004 Grammy Winner

This Pulitzer Prize– and Grammy Award–winning piece, a New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center's Great Performers co-commission, was written in honor of the heroes and in memory of the victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001. It was made possible with the generous support of a longtime New York family. The Atlantic Monthly called the piece “a breakthrough” with “something unique to say to a wide public”; London’s Independent dubbed it “imperative listening.”

 

 

ProductionCredits: 

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Produced by John Adams and Lawrence Rock
Recorded in concert September 19-24, 2002, at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York City
Engineered by Lawrence Rock
Soundscape engineering by Mark Grey
Mixed by John Kilgore at Masque Sound, New York City
Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios, Portland, ME

Design by John Gall
Photography by Joel Meyerowitz

Executive Producer: Robert Hurwitz

Cover Art: 
Nonesuch Selection Number: 

79816

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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Tuesday, August 31, 2004 - 04:00
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Label: 
CD+MP3
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075597981629BUN
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MP3
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075597981667
Price: 
9.00
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MUSICIANS
New York Philharmonic: Lorin Maazel, conductor
New York Choral Artists: Joseph Flummerfelt, director
Brooklyn Youth Chorus: Dianne Berkun, director
Philip Smith, solo trumpet
Preben Antonson, boy’s voice
Other Voices: Sam Adams, Emily Adams, Ditsa Pines, Deborah O’Grady, Morgan Staples

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