John Adams Portrait

John Adams Portrait

     
 

John Adams: A Portrait and a Concert of American Music contains a concert of the man's music performed in Paris in 2000. A look at the man's life is narrated by Amita Dahiri.See more details below

Overview

John Adams: A Portrait and a Concert of American Music contains a concert of the man's music performed in Paris in 2000. A look at the man's life is narrated by Amita Dahiri.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/21/2003
UPC:
0807280032390
Source:
Arthaus Musik
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[stereo, DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
2:14:00

Special Features

Arthaus Musik trailer (10 min)

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [4:09]
2. Childhood/Studies at Harvard [5:02]
3. Influences on John Adams' Music [13:04]
4. El Niño [8:57]
5. Nixon in China [5:57]
6. Death of Klinghofer [12:19]
7. Adams' Approach to Classical Music [2:36]
2. Steve Reich: Eight Lines [18:42]
3. John Adams: Gnarly Buttons (For Clarinet and Ensemble) - The Perilous Shore [9:58]
4. John Adams: Gnarly Buttons (For Clarinet and Ensemble) - Hoedown (Mad Cow) [5:46]
5. John Adams: Gnarly Buttons (For Clarinet and Ensemble) - Put Your Loving Arms Around Me [9:36]
6. Conlon Nancarrow: Studies for Player Piano, No. 1 [3:28]
7. Conlon Nancarrow: Studies for Player Piano, No. 7 [10:27]
8. John Adams: Chamber Symphony - Mongrel Airs [7:14]
9. John Adams: Chamber Symphony - Aria With Walking Bass [8:05]
10. John Adams: Chamber Symphony - Road Runner [7:28]

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