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The John Adams Earbox

A 10-CD retrospective

San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's, London Sinfonietta, Lyon Opera Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, John Adams, Edo de Waart, Kent Nagano

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Contents

Adams, J: Harmonium

Work length31:53
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  • San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Chorus
  • John Adams

Negative Love

Track length10:32
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Because I Could Not Stop for Death

Track length9:41
$1.30
$1.70

Wild Nights

Track length11:40
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Adams, J: Shaker Loops

Work length24:21
$5.20
$6.80
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • John Adams

I. Shaking and Trembling

Track length8:25
$1.30
$1.70

II. Hymning Slews

Track length5:08
$1.30
$1.70

III. Loops and Verses

Track length6:56
$1.30
$1.70

IV. A Final Shaking

Track length3:52
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: The Chairman Dances

Work length12:31
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Grand Pianola Music

Work length30:52
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  • John Adams

Part IA

Track length15:12
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Part IB

Track length7:46
$1.30
$1.70

On the Great Divide

Track length7:54
$1.30
$1.70

Fearful Symmetries

Work length28:02
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Album only
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Act I, Scene 1

Work length19:14
$7.80
$10.20
  • James Maddalena (baritone), Sanford Sylvan (baritone), Thomas Hammons (bass-baritone)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's, Nixon in China Chorus
  • Edo de Waart

(Beginning)

Track length2:53
$1.30
$1.70

"Soldiers of Heaven Hold the Sky'

Track length2:48
$1.30
$1.70

"The People Are the Heroes Now"

Track length2:49
$1.30
$1.70

Landing of the Spirit of '76

Track length2:22
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"Your Flight Was Smooth, I Hope?"

Track length1:19
$1.30
$1.70

"News Has a Kind of Mystery:"

Track length7:03
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Act 1, Scene 3 (excerpt)

Work length6:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Act 1, Scene 3 (excerpt)

Work length2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Act 1, Scene 3 (excerpt)

Work length3:45
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Pat's Aria (from Nixon in China)

Work length8:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Carolann Page (soprano)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • Edo de Waart

Adams, J: Act II, Scene 2

Work length16:39
$5.20
$6.80
  • Carolann Page (soprano), James Maddalena (baritone), Trudy Ellen Craney (soprano), Thomas Hammons (bass-baritone)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's, Nixon in China Chorus
  • Edo de Waart

(Beginning)

Track length2:53
$1.30
$1.70

"Oh What a Day I Thought I'd Die!"

Track length4:47
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"Whip Her to Death!"

Track length2:29
$1.30
$1.70

"I Am the Wife of Mao Tse-tung

Track length6:30
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Act III

Work length20:56
$10.40
$13.60
  • Carolann Page (soprano), John Duykers (tenor), James Maddalena (baritone), Sanford Sylvan (baritone), Trudy Ellen Craney (soprano)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • Edo de Waart

"Let Us Examine What You Did."

Track length2:43
$1.30
$1.70

"When I Woke up I Dimly Realized the Jap Bombers Had Given Us a

Track length1:20
$1.30
$1.70

"I Have No Offspring."

Track length1:54
$1.30
$1.70

"I Can keep Still,"

Track length2:11
$1.30
$1.70

"After that the Sweat Had Soaked My Uniform"

Track length2:28
$1.30
$1.70

"Peking Watches the Stars,"

Track length2:43
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"You Won at Poker."

Track length3:13
$1.30
$1.70

"I Am Old and I Cannot Sleep"

Track length4:24
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: The Wound-Dresser

Work length19:04
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Christian Zeal and Activity

Work length10:05
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Album only
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Ives, C: Five Songs

Work length5:33
$3.90
$5.10
  • John Adams

Thoreau

Track length1:49
$1.30
$1.70

Down East

Track length2:24
$1.30
$1.70

Cradle Song

Track length1:20
$1.30
$1.70

Lowry, R: Five Songs: At The River

Work length1:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Ives, C: Five Songs: Serenity

Work length1:58
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Eros Piano

Work length14:52
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Chorus of Exiled Palestinians

Work length8:31
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Chorus of Exiled Jews

Work length8:33
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: The Captain: "It Was Just After One Fifteen"

Work length8:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Swiss Grandmother: "My Grandson Didi, Who Was Two"

Work length5:10
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Molqi: "Give These Orders"

Work length2:01
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Swiss Grandmother: "So I Said To My Grandson"

Work length1:17
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Mamoud: "We Are Sorry For You"

Work length1:16
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Night Chorus

Work length3:33
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$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Hagar Chorus

Work length5:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Leon Klinghoffer: "I've Never Been a Violent Man

Work length3:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Rambo

Work length5:11
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Aria of the Falling Body

Work length7:23
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Day Chorus

Work length4:30
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Two Fanfares for Orchestra

Work length8:25
$2.60
$3.40
  • John Adams

Tromba Lontana

Track length4:11
$1.30
$1.70

Short Ride in a Fast Machine

Track length4:14
$1.30
$1.70

John Adams, John Newton: Common Tones in Simple Time

Work length20:35
Album only
Album only
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Adams, J: El Dorado

Work length28:44
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Album only
  • John Adams

Part I. A Dream of Gold

Track length12:35
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Part II. Soledades

Track length16:09
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Adams, J: Harmonielehre

Work length40:02
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  • John Adams
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Part I

Track length17:03
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Part II The Anfortas Wound

Track length12:25
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Part III Meister Eckhardt and Quackie

Track length10:34
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Adams, J: Violin Concerto

Work length34:05
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Album only
  • John Adams, Gidon Kremer (violin)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Kent Nagano

I. = 78

Track length14:56
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Album only

II. Chaconne: Body through which the dream flows

Track length11:30
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Album only

III. Toccare

Track length7:39
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Chamber Symphony

Work length21:38
$3.90
$5.10
  • London Sinfonietta
  • John Adams

Mongrel Airs

Track length7:46
$1.30
$1.70

Aria with Walking Bass

Track length8:08
$1.30
$1.70

Roadrunner

Track length5:44
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Hoodoo Zephyr

Work length29:08
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Album only
  • John Adams (keyboards), John Adams (piano)

Tundra

Track length10:34
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Album only

Disappointment Lake

Track length8:14
$1.30
$1.70

Hoodoo Zephyr

Track length10:20
Album only
Album only

Adams, J: Gnarly Buttons for clarinet & ensemble

Work length24:10
$3.90
$5.10
  • London Sinfonietta
  • John Adams

The Perilous Shore

Track length9:54
$1.30
$1.70

Hoe-down (Mad Cow)

Track length5:44
$1.30
$1.70

Put Your Loving Arms Around Me

Track length8:32
$1.30
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Adams, J: Ensemble - I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky

Work length7:59
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: A Sermon on Romance

Work length3:07
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Consuelo's Dream

Work length4:52
$1.30
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Mike's Song about Arresting a Particular Individual

Work length3:18
$1.30
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Tiffany's Solo

Work length4:49
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Song About The On-Site Altercation

Work length2:45
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$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Song About the Bad Boys and the News

Work length6:14
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Your Honor My Client is a Young Black Man

Work length5:38
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Leila's song: Alone

Work length4:15
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Three Weeks and I'm Still Outta My Mind

Work length5:09
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Crushed by the Rock I Been Standing On

Work length4:35
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Dewain's Song of Liberation and Surprise

Work length5:29
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Este Pais / This Country

Work length4:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Janne Murto (saxophone), Jari-Pekka Karvonen (drums), Kari Tenkanen (clarinet), Marja Mutru (keyboards), Markku Tabell (keyboards), Seppo Kantonen (keyboards), Audra McDonald (vocals), Michael McElroy (vocals)
  • John Adams

Adams, J: One Last Look at the Angel in your Eyes

Work length1:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Finale

Work length4:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Lollapalooza

Work length6:38
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams, Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

Adams, J: John's Book Of Alleged Dances - Standchen: The Little Serenade

Work length28:09
$11.70
$15.30
  • Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

Judah to Ocean

Track length2:30
$1.30
$1.70

Toot Nipple

Track length1:14
$1.30
$1.70

Dogjam

Track length2:31
$1.30
$1.70

Pavane: She's So Fine

Track length6:32
$1.30
$1.70

Rag the Bone

Track length2:59
$1.30
$1.70

Habanera

Track length4:44
$1.30
$1.70

Stubble Crotchet

Track length2:39
$1.30
$1.70

Hammer and Chisel

Track length1:11
$1.30
$1.70

Alligator Escalator

Track length3:49
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: John's Book Of Alleged Dances: Judah to Ocean (reprise)

Work length7:22
$2.60
$3.40
  • Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

John's Book Of Alleged Dances - Standchen: The Little Serenade

Track length4:51
$1.30
$1.70

John's Book Of Alleged Dances: Judah to Ocean (reprise)

Track length2:31
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Slonimsky's Earbox

Work length13:20
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams