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Boston Herald: John Adams, Alarm Will Sound, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet Albums Among Year's Best

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2009
    Boston Herald: John Adams, Alarm Will Sound, Gidon Kremer, Kronos Quartet Albums Among Year's Best

    Boston Herald classical music writer Keith Powers has added his list of the Top Ten albums of the year to the Herald's Best of 2009 coverage, and four of the ten are from Nonesuch: Kronos Quartet's Floodplain at No. 9; John Adams's Doctor Atomic Symphony, performed by the Saint Louis Symphony under music director David Robertson, at No. 7; Alarm Will Sound's Nonesuch debut, a/rhythmia, at No. 3; and Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica's recording of Mozart's Complete Violin Concertos at No. 2.

    Previously, we noted in the Nonesuch Journal that Powers's Herald colleague, music critic Jed Gottlieb, had placed The Low Anthem's Oh My God, Charlie Darwin and Wilco's Wilco (the album) on his list of the year's best.

    Read the complete list of the Herald staff's picks in the year's best music at bostonherald.com.

on December 15, 2009 - 3:30pm
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The Boston Herald's list of the Top Ten classical albums of the year is out, and four of the ten are from Nonesuch: Kronos Quartet's Floodplain, John Adams's Doctor Atomic Symphony, Alarm Will Sound's a/rhythmia, and Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica's recording of Mozart's Complete Violin Concertos. The Herald had named The Low Anthem's Oh My God, Charlie Darwin and Wilco's Wilco (the album) among the year's best in pop/rock.

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Boston Herald classical music writer Keith Powers has added his list of the Top Ten albums of the year to the Herald's Best of 2009 coverage, and four of the ten are from Nonesuch: Kronos Quartet's Floodplain at No. 9; John Adams's Doctor Atomic Symphony, performed by the Saint Louis Symphony under music director David Robertson, at No. 7; Alarm Will Sound's Nonesuch debut, a/rhythmia, at No. 3; and Gidon Kremer and Kremerata Baltica's recording of Mozart's Complete Violin Concertos at No. 2.

Previously, we noted in the Nonesuch Journal that Powers's Herald colleague, music critic Jed Gottlieb, had placed The Low Anthem's Oh My God, Charlie Darwin and Wilco's Wilco (the album) on his list of the year's best.

Read the complete list of the Herald staff's picks in the year's best music at bostonherald.com.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2009 - 10:30
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