John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony ()

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composed by John Adams

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John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony - Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra; David Robertson (conductor)
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  1. Doctor Atomic Symphony, for orchestra
  2. Guide to Strange Places, for orchestra
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John Adams' Doctor Atomic Symphony is the composer's third concert work related to one of his large-scale operas, each having a unique relationship to the opera with which it is connected. Adams wrote The Chairman Dances around the time he was starting to work on Nixon in China; he describes the piece as a "warm-up" for the opera, and its music is closely related to that of the last scene. The Choruses from the Death of Klinghoffer are lifted unaltered from the opera, which since 9/11 has become so weighted with political ...

John Adams: Doctor Atomic Symphony 2009, Nonesuch

UPC: 075597993288