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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

No digital booklet included

Contents

Adams, J: Harmonium

31:53
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Album only
  • San Francisco Symphony Chorus, San Francisco Symphony
  • John Adams

Negative Love

10:32
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Album only

Because I Could Not Stop for Death

9:41
$1.30
$1.70

Wild Nights

11:40
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Album only

Adams, J: Shaker Loops

24:21
$5.20
$6.80
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • John Adams

I. Shaking and Trembling

8:25
$1.30
$1.70

II. Hymning Slews

5:08
$1.30
$1.70

III. Loops and Verses

6:56
$1.30
$1.70

IV. A Final Shaking

3:52
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: The Chairman Dances

12:31
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Grand Pianola Music

30:52
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Album only
  • John Adams

Part IA

15:12
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Album only

Part IB

7:46
$1.30
$1.70

On the Great Divide

7:54
$1.30
$1.70

Fearful Symmetries

28:02
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Act I, Scene 1

19:14
$7.80
$10.20
  • Sanford Sylvan (baritone), Thomas Hammons (bass-baritone), James Maddalena (baritone)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's, Nixon in China Chorus
  • Edo de Waart

(Beginning)

2:53
$1.30
$1.70

"Soldiers of Heaven Hold the Sky'

2:48
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"The People Are the Heroes Now"

2:49
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$1.70

Landing of the Spirit of '76

2:22
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"Your Flight Was Smooth, I Hope?"

1:19
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$1.70

"News Has a Kind of Mystery:"

7:03
$1.30
$1.70

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

6:37
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

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

2:36
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

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

3:45
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

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

8:32
$1.30
$1.70
  • Carolann Page (soprano)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • Edo de Waart

Adams, J: Act II, Scene 2

16:39
$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)

2:53
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"Oh What a Day I Thought I'd Die!"

4:47
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"Whip Her to Death!"

2:29
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$1.70

"I Am the Wife of Mao Tse-tung

6:30
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Adams, J: Act III

20:56
$10.40
$13.60
  • Sanford Sylvan (baritone), James Maddalena (baritone), John Duykers (tenor), Carolann Page (soprano), Trudy Ellen Craney (soprano)
  • Orchestra Of St. Luke's
  • Edo de Waart

"Let Us Examine What You Did."

2:43
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"When I Woke up I Dimly Realized the Jap Bombers Had Given Us a

1:20
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"I Have No Offspring."

1:54
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"I Can keep Still,"

2:11
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"After that the Sweat Had Soaked My Uniform"

2:28
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"Peking Watches the Stars,"

2:43
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"You Won at Poker."

3:13
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"I Am Old and I Cannot Sleep"

4:24
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Adams, J: The Wound-Dresser

19:04
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Christian Zeal and Activity

10:05
Album only
Album only
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Ives, C: Five Songs

5:33
$3.90
$5.10
  • John Adams

Thoreau

1:49
$1.30
$1.70

Down East

2:24
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$1.70

Cradle Song

1:20
$1.30
$1.70

Lowry, R: Five Songs: At The River

1:12
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Ives, C: Five Songs: Serenity

1:58
$1.30
$1.70
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Eros Piano

14:52
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams

Adams, J: Chorus of Exiled Palestinians

8:31
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Chorus of Exiled Jews

8:33
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  • John Adams

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

8:09
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  • John Adams

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

5:10
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Molqi: "Give These Orders"

2:01
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  • John Adams

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

1:17
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  • John Adams

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

1:16
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Night Chorus

3:33
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Hagar Chorus

5:23
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  • John Adams

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

3:28
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Rambo

5:11
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Aria of the Falling Body

7:23
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Day Chorus

4:30
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Two Fanfares for Orchestra

8:25
$2.60
$3.40
  • John Adams

Tromba Lontana

4:11
$1.30
$1.70

Short Ride in a Fast Machine

4:14
$1.30
$1.70

John Adams, John Newton: Common Tones in Simple Time

20:35
Album only
Album only
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Adams, J: El Dorado

28:44
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Album only
  • John Adams

Part I. A Dream of Gold

12:35
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Album only

Part II. Soledades

16:09
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Adams, J: Harmonielehre

40:02
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Album only
  • John Adams
  • San Francisco Symphony
  • Edo de Waart

Part I

17:03
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Album only

Part II The Anfortas Wound

12:25
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Part III Meister Eckhardt and Quackie

10:34
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Adams, J: Violin Concerto

34:05
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  • John Adams, Gidon Kremer (violin)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Kent Nagano

I. = 78

14:56
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II. Chaconne: Body through which the dream flows

11:30
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III. Toccare

7:39
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$1.70

Adams, J: Chamber Symphony

21:38
$3.90
$5.10
  • London Sinfonietta
  • John Adams

Mongrel Airs

7:46
$1.30
$1.70

Aria with Walking Bass

8:08
$1.30
$1.70

Roadrunner

5:44
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Hoodoo Zephyr

29:08
Album only
Album only
  • John Adams (keyboards), John Adams (piano)

Tundra

10:34
Album only
Album only

Disappointment Lake

8:14
$1.30
$1.70

Hoodoo Zephyr

10:20
Album only
Album only

Adams, J: Gnarly Buttons for clarinet & ensemble

24:10
$3.90
$5.10
  • London Sinfonietta
  • John Adams

The Perilous Shore

9:54
$1.30
$1.70

Hoe-down (Mad Cow)

5:44
$1.30
$1.70

Put Your Loving Arms Around Me

8:32
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Ensemble - I Was Looking At The Ceiling And Then I Saw The Sky

7:59
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: A Sermon on Romance

3:07
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Consuelo's Dream

4:52
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  • John Adams

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

3:18
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Tiffany's Solo

4:49
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Song About The On-Site Altercation

2:45
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$1.70
  • John Adams

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

6:14
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$1.70
  • John Adams

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

5:38
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Leila's song: Alone

4:15
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$1.70
  • John Adams

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

5:09
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  • John Adams

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

4:35
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  • John Adams

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

5:29
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Este Pais / This Country

4:24
$1.30
$1.70
  • Markku Tabell (keyboards), Seppo Kantonen (keyboards), Kari Tenkanen (clarinet), Marja Mutru (keyboards), Janne Murto (saxophone), Jari-Pekka Karvonen (drums), Michael McElroy (vocals), Audra McDonald (vocals)
  • John Adams

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

1:57
$1.30
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Finale

4:36
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  • John Adams

Adams, J: Lollapalooza

6:38
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  • John Adams, Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

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

28:09
$11.70
$15.30
  • Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

Judah to Ocean

2:30
$1.30
$1.70

Toot Nipple

1:14
$1.30
$1.70

Dogjam

2:31
$1.30
$1.70

Pavane: She's So Fine

6:32
$1.30
$1.70

Rag the Bone

2:59
$1.30
$1.70

Habanera

4:44
$1.30
$1.70

Stubble Crotchet

2:39
$1.30
$1.70

Hammer and Chisel

1:11
$1.30
$1.70

Alligator Escalator

3:49
$1.30
$1.70

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

7:22
$2.60
$3.40
  • Kronos Quartet (string quartet)

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

4:51
$1.30
$1.70

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

2:31
$1.30
$1.70

Adams, J: Slonimsky's Earbox

13:20
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Album only
  • John Adams
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