Adams: Nixon in China

Adams: Nixon in China

by Orchestra of St. Luke's, Edo de Waart


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Adams: Nixon in China

This is a reissue of the 1988 Grammy Award-winning recording of Nixon in China. Composer John Adams describes this landmark opera as "part epic, part satire, part parody of political posturing, and part serious examination of historical, philosophical, and even gender issues." The Boston Globe called the 1987 work "a milestone in American operatic history."

According to Los Angeles Times music critic Mark Swed, this first recording, which features the original cast, "has an eloquence not since matched, with terrific packaging and Michael Steinberg's program notes, which really are a revelation." From the Label

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Release Date: 10/25/1990
Label: Nonesuch
UPC: 0075597917727
catalogNumber: 79177
Rank: 84347


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