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 Offer,Adams, J: Nixon in China

Robert Orth, Maria Kanyova, Thomas Hammons, Marc Heller, Tracy Dahl, Chen-Ye Yuan, Melissa Malde, Julie Simson & Jennifer DeDominici

Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Opera Colorado Chorus, Marin Alsop

…Alsop balances rhythmic drive with careful pointers to Adams's later, more lyrical achievements… Robert Orth gives a remarkable sung impression of the president's speaking voice… Tracy Dahl... More…

3 CDs

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Adams, J: Nixon in China

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  • Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Opera Colorado Chorus
  • Marin Alsop
  • Tracy Dahl (soprano), Julie Simson (mezzo-soprano), Robert Orth (baritone), Maria Kanyova (soprano), Thomas Hammons (bass-baritone), Marc Heller (tenor), Chen-Ye Yuan (baritone), Melissa Malde (mezzo-soprano), Jennifer DeDominici (mezzo-soprano)
  • Recorded: 6-14 June 2008
  • Recording Venue: Ellie Caulkins Opera House, Denver, Colorado, US

Act I Scene 1: Beginning

2:43
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Act I Scene 1: Soldiers of heaven hold the sky (Chorus)

2:45
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Act I Scene 1: The people are the heroes now (Chorus)

2:50
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Act I Scene 1: Landing of the Spirit of '76

2:33
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Act I Scene 1: Your flight was smooth, I hope? (Chou, Nixon)

1:25
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Act I Scene 1: News has a kind of mystery (Nixon, Chou, Kissinger, Chorus)

7:29
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Act I Scene 2: Beginning - I can't talk very well. My throat… (Mao, Nixon, Chou, Kissinger, 3 Secretaries)

4:19
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Act I Scene 2: You know we'll meet with your confrere, the Democratic candidate (Mao, Nixon, Kissinger)

2:40
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Act I Scene 2: You've said that there's a certain well-known tree (Chou, Nixon, Mao, Kissinger, 3 Secretaries)

2:48
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Act I Scene 2: Founders come first, then profiteers (Mao, 3 Secretaries, Nixon, Chou, Kissinger)

7:25
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Act I Scene 2: We no longer need Confucius (Mao, 3 Secretaries)

3:09
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Act I Scene 2: Like the Ming Tombs (Nixon, 3 Secretaries, Mao, Chou)

5:34
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Act I Scene 3: Beginning - The night is young (Nixon, Pat, Chou, Kissinger, Chorus)

6:27
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Act I Scene 3: Ladies and Gentlemen, Comrades and Friends (Chou, Chorus, Pat, Kissinger)

6:59
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Act I Scene 3: Mr. Premier, distinguished guests (Nixon, Chorus)

2:47
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Act I Scene 3: Cheers! (Chorus, Nixon, Chou, Pat, Kissinger)

4:16
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Act II Scene 1: Beginning - I don't daydream and don't look back (Pat)

3:47
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Act II Scene 1: Look down at the earth (Chorus, Pat, 3 Secretaries)

5:51
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Act II Scene 1: This is prophetic! (Pat)

7:57
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Act II Scene 1: At last the weather's warming up (Pat, Chorus)

3:19
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Act II Scene 2: Beginning - Young as we are (3 Secretaries)

3:01
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Act II Scene 2: O what a day I thought I'd die! (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Chorus as Ching-hua, 3 Secretaries, Pat)

4:40
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Act II Scene 2: Whip her to death! (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Pat, Nixon)

2:58
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Act II Scene 2: Tropical Storm: There there, there there (Pat)

4:57
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Act II Scene 2: Flesh Rebels (Chorus as Militia)

3:09
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Act II Scene 2: I have my brief (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Nixon)

1:11
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Act II Scene 2: It seems so strange (Chorus as Ching-hua, Chiang Ch'ing, Pat, Nixon, 3 Secretaries)

3:01
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Act II Scene 2: I am the wife of Mao Tse-tung (Chiang Ch'ing, Chorus)

7:05
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Act III: Beginning

1:08
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Act III: Some men you cannot satisfy (Kissinger, Nixon, Pat, Chou, Chiang Ch'ing)

3:09
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Act III: I am no one (Mao, Chou, Kissinger, Chiang Ch'ing, Pat)

3:47
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Act III: The Maos Dance (Chiang Ch'ing, Mao, Pat, Nixon, Chou)

2:04
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Act III: Sitting around the radio (Nixon, Pat)

1:17
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Act III: Let us examine what you did (Mao, Chiang Ch'ing, Chou)

2:54
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Act III: When I woke up I dimly realized the Jap Bombers had given us a miss (Nixon, Pat)

1:21
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Act III: I have no offspring (Chou, Mao, Chiang Ch'ing)

2:04
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Act III: I can keep still (Chiang Ch'ing)

3:13
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Act III: After that the sweat had soaked my uniform (Nixon, Pat, Chiang Ch'ing, Mao, Chou)

2:55
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Act III: Peking watches the stars (Chiang Ch'ing, Mao)

3:29
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Act III: You won at poker (Pat, Nixon, Chiang Ch'ing, Mao)

4:01
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Act III: I am old and I cannot sleep (Chou)

4:56
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