Hallelujah Junction: A Nonesuch Retrospective

Hallelujah Junction: A Nonesuch Retrospective

by John Adams

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Hallelujah Junction: A Nonesuch Retrospective

The two-disc compilation Hallelujah Junction is both a companion to John Adams's memoir of the same name and an exploration of his Nonesuch CD catalog. The collection includes excerpts from the composer's orchestral, chamber, and operatic music, performed by the San Francisco Symphony, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gidon Kremer, Dawn Upshaw, and others.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/07/2008
Label: Nonesuch
UPC: 0075597989212
catalogNumber: 512396

Tracks

  1. Harmonielehre, for orchestra: Part I  - John Adams  - Edo de Waart  - Robert Hurwitz  -  San Francisco Symphony
  2. Shaker Loops, for 7 strings or string orchestra: Part I. Shaking and Trembling  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz  -  Orchestra of St. Luke's
  3. Harmonium, for chorus & orchestra: Part III. Wild Nights  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Vance George  - Robert Hurwitz  -  San Francisco Symphony Chorus  -  San Francisco Symphony
  4. Nixon in China, opera: Act 1. Scene 3. Ladies and Gentlemen  - John Adams  - Edo de Waart  - Alice Goodman  - Robert Hurwitz  - James Maddalena  -  Orchestra of St. Luke's  - Carolann Page  - Sanford Sylvan  - Thomas Hammons
  5. Nixon in China, opera: Act 1. Scene 3. Mr. Premier, distinguished guests  - John Adams  - Edo de Waart  - Alice Goodman  - Robert Hurwitz  - James Maddalena  -  Orchestra of St. Luke's  - Carolann Page  - Sanford Sylvan  - Thomas Hammons
  6. Nixon in China, opera: Act 1. Scene 3. Cheers  - John Adams  - Edo de Waart  - Alice Goodman  - Robert Hurwitz  - James Maddalena  -  Orchestra of St. Luke's  - Carolann Page  - Sanford Sylvan  - Thomas Hammons
  7. Chamber Symphony: 1st Movement. Mongrel Airs  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Sinfonietta
  8. Gnarly Buttons, for clarinet & ensemble: 3rd Movement. Put Your Loving Arms Around Me  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Sinfonietta  - Michael Collins
  9. Hoodoo Zephyr, for electronics  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz
  10. The Death of Klinghoffer, opera: Chorus of Exiled Palestinians  - John Adams  - Richard Cooke  - Alice Goodman  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Opera Chorus  - Kent Nagano  -  Lyon National Opera Orchestra
  11. The Death of Klinghoffer, opera: Chorus of Exiled Jews  - John Adams  - Richard Cooke  - Alice Goodman  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Opera Chorus  - Kent Nagano  -  Lyon National Opera Orchestra
  12. I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky, songplay: !Este Pais! (This Country!)  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz  - Seppo Kantonen  - Jari-Pekka Karvonen  - Audra McDonald  - Michael McElroy  - Janne Murto  - Marja Mutru  - Jari Nieminen  - Hannu Rantanen  - Hannu Rantanen  - Markku Tabell  - Kari Tenkanen  - Kari Tenkanen  - June Jordan
  13. Violin Concerto: 3rd Movement. Toccare  - John Adams  - Robert Hurwitz  - Gidon Kremer  -  London Symphony Orchestra  - Kent Nagano
  14. Naive and Sentimental Music, for orchestra: Part 3. Chain to the Rhythm  - John Adams  - Esa-Pekka Salonen  - Robert Hurwitz  -  Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  15. El Niño, a Nativity Oratorio: The Babe Leaped in Her Womb  - John Adams  - Terry Edwards  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Voices  - Kent Nagano  -  Theatre of Voices  - Dawn Upshaw  -  Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  16. El Niño, a Nativity Oratorio: Magnificat  - John Adams  - Terry Edwards  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Voices  - Kent Nagano  -  Theatre of Voices  - Dawn Upshaw  -  Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
  17. A Flowering Tree, opera: Act II. Scene 4. Kumudha and the Beggar Minstrels  - John Adams  - John Adams  - John Adams  - Maria Guinand  - Robert Hurwitz  -  London Symphony Orchestra  - Peter Sellars  - Jessica Rivera  -  Schola Cantorum de Venezuela  - Astri Kusama  - Rusini Sidi  - Eko Supriyanto
  18. The Dharma at Big Sur, concerto for electric violin & orchestra: Part I. A New Day  - John Adams  - John Adams  -  BBC Symphony Orchestra  - Robert Hurwitz  - Tracy Silverman

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Performance Credits

John Adams   Primary Artist

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