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Adams, J: I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

Jeannette Friedrich, Lilith Gardell, Darius De Haas, Jonas Holst, Martina Muhlpointner, Markus Alexander Neisser & Kimako Xavier Trotman

The Band of the Holst-Sinfonietta, Klaus Simon

John Adams's stylistic range is vast, yet even in such a diverse output, I Was Looking at the Ceilingand Then I Saw the Sky (1995) stands apart. Conceived, in the composer's words, as 'a Broadwaystyle... More…

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Adams, J: I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky

Work length1:55:43
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  • Martina Muhlpointner (soprano), Kimako Xavier Trotman (baritone), Markus Alexander Neisser (tenor), Jeannette Friedrich (vocals), Darius de Haas (vocals), Lilith Gardell (vocals), Jonas Holst (vocals)
  • Holst Sinfonietta
  • Klaus Simon

Act I: I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky (Tutti)

Track length8:20
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Act I: A Sermon on Romance (David, Leila)

Track length3:10
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Act I: Leila's Song of the Wise Young Women (Leila, Consuelo)

Track length4:54
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Act I: Solo in Sunlight (Dewain)

Track length3:50
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Act I: Donde estas? (Consuelo)

Track length4:19
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Act I: Mike's Song about Arresting a Particular Individual (Mike)

Track length3:27
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Act I: Tiffany's Solo (Tiffany)

Track length4:46
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Act I: Song about the On Site Altercation (Dewain, Tiffany, Mike, Leila)

Track length2:52
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Act I: Song about the Bad Boys and the News (Consuelo, Tiffany, Leila)

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Act I: Your Honor My Client, He's a Young Black Man (Rick, Tiffany, Leila)

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Act I: Consuelo's Dream (Consuelo)

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Act I: Rick's Cross-Examination of Tiffany and Mike (Rick, Mike, Tiffany)

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Act I: Song about Law School as the Natural Follow-up to Jail (Dewain, David)

Track length4:49
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Act I: Leila's Solo: Alone (Again or at last) (Lelila)

Track length4:40
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Act I: Song about the Sweet Majority Population of the World (David, Rick, Dewain, Mike)

Track length4:39
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Act II: Duet - 3 Weeks and Still I’m Outta My Mind (David, Leila)

Track length5:04
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Act II: Earthquake Sounds

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Act II: Earthquake Music

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Act II: Crushed by the Rock I Been Standing On (David, Tiffany, Rick, Consuelo)

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Act II: Duet in the Middle of Terrible Duress (Mike, Tiffany, Rick)

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Act II: Dewain's Song of Liberation and Surprise (Dewain)

Track length6:22
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Act II: Este Pais / This Country (Consuelo, Dewain)

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Act II: 1 Last Look at the Angel in Your Eyes (Consuelo, Dewain)

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Act II: Finale (Tutti)

Track length4:55
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