Transmigration - Nmon Ford (baritone); Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus (choir, chorus); Gwinnett Young Singers (choir, chorus);...
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  1. Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
  2. Dooryard Bloom, for voice & orchestra
  3. Elegy, for orchestra
  4. On the Transmigration of Souls, for children's chorus, chorus, orchestra & tape
  5. Agnus Dei, for chorus (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
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Telarc's album of music of remembrance has as its centerpiece John Adams' On the Transmigration of Souls and includes Barber's Adagio for Strings in its string orchestra and choral versions, John Corigliano's 1965 Elegy, and the first recording of Jennifer Higdon's Dooryard Bloom. Perhaps outstanding among Adams' achievements in his work is that it does not trivialize the events of 9/11. Its visceral impact is virtually impossible to separate from the event it memorializes; it may be decades, or generations, until it can be ...

Transmigration 2009, Telarc Distribution

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