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John Adams

John Adams (Composer)

Born: 15th February 1947, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A

Nationality: American

John Coolidge Adams is an American composer and conductor whose music is rooted in minimalism. Among the most regularly performed composers of contemporary classical music, he is particularly noted for his operas, which are often centered around recent historical events. Apart from opera, his oeuvre includes orchestral, concertante, vocal, choral, chamber, electroacoustic and piano music.

Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, Adams grew up in a musical family, being regularly exposed to classical music, jazz, musical theatre and rock music. He attended Harvard University, studying with Kirchner, Sessions and Del Tredici among others.

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All Works: Adams, J

Recent Best Sellers: Adams, J

  • John Adams: Opera Choruses Volume 3
    Vocal Score CHOR/PF
    Sheet Music: $21.50
  • John Adams: Opera Choruses Volume 2
    Vocal Score CHOR/PF
    Sheet Music: $21.50
  • John Adams: Opera Choruses Volume 1
    Vocal Score CHOR/PF
    Sheet Music: $21.50
  • Adams, J C: Short Ride in a Fast Machine
    Score PF DUET
    Sheet Music: $26.75
  • Adams, J C: City Noir
    Score ORCH
    Sheet Music: $111.00
  • Adams, J C: Absolute Jest
    Score STR 4TET/ORCH
    Sheet Music: $97.50
  • Adams, J C: Saxophone Concerto
    Piano Reduction SAX/PF
    Sheet Music: $33.50
  • Adams, J C: The Wound-Dresser
    Full Score BARITONE/ORCH
    Sheet Music: $48.75
  • Adams, J C: Eros Piano
    Full Score PF/CHAM ORCH
    Sheet Music: $48.75
  • Adams, J C: The Wound-Dresser
    Vocal Score BAR/PF
    Sheet Music: $27.50
  • Adams, J C: My Father Knew Charles Ives
    Score Orch
    Sheet Music: $54.25
  • Adams, J: I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky
    Vocal Score ENS
    Sheet Music: $97.50