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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson [Audiobook]  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 30, 2017
Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson [Audiobook]

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson [Audiobook] by Gordon S. Wood
English | October 24, 2017 | ASIN: B075QKBGZZ, ISBN: 052549832X | MP3@64 kbps | 17 hrs 50 mins | 490 MB
Narrator: James Lurie

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by IrGens at Oct. 24, 2017
Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson by Gordon S. Wood
English | October 24, 2017 | ISBN: 0735224714, 0525498826 | EPUB | 512 pages | 24.7 MB
Tamsin Waley-Cohen, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton - Roy Harris, John Adams: Violin Concertos (2016) [24/96]

Tamsin Waley-Cohen, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton - Roy Harris, John Adams: Violin Concertos (2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 62:17 minutes | 1.17 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen continues her series of concerto recordings on Signum with two contrasting works by American composers.
VA - Philip Glass: Symphony No.10 & John Adams: The Dharma At Big Sur (2016)

Chloë Hanslip, Aurora Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Nicholas Collon, Eric Stern - Philip Glass: Symphony No.10 & John Adams: The Dharma At Big Sur (2016)
XLD Rip | FLAC (tracks+log+.cue) - 250 Mb | MP3 CBR 320 kbps - 118 Mb | 00:51:32
Classical | Label: BBC Music

Symphony No. 10 is the tenth symphony by the American composer Philip Glass. The work was commissioned by the Orchestre Français des Jeunes and premiered August 9, 2012, with Dennis Russell Davies conducting the Orchestre Français des Jeunes at the Grand Théâtre de Provence in Aix-en-Provence, France.[1] The piece had its United Kingdom premiere July 31, 2013 at The Proms in Royal Albert Hall.

John Adams, Slavery, and Race  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Underaglassmoon at Feb. 28, 2018
John Adams, Slavery, and Race

John Adams, Slavery, and Race: Ideas, Politics, and Diplomacy in an Age of Crisis
Praeger | English | 2018 | ISBN-10: 1440859507 | 278 pages | PDF | 17.46 mb

by Arthur Scherr (Author)
Emanuel Ax, Christoph von Dohnányi, Kent Nagano - John Adams: Century Rolls (2000)

Emanuel Ax, Christoph von Dohnányi, Kent Nagano - John Adams: Century Rolls (2000)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 49:25 | 242 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog: 7559796072

Of all the so-called minimalists working today, John Adams is the only one with any good ideas left. Witness this delightful release. The key to Adams's creativity is that he isn't bound by theoretical constraints on what "minimalism" should be. Century Rolls (1995) is a commission by Emanuel Ax, and it was inspired by the composer's listening to a CD recording of an ancient player piano.
Gloria Cheng-Cochran - Piano Music of John Adams and Terry Riley (1998) [Re-Up]

Gloria Cheng-Cochran - Piano Music of John Adams and Terry Riley (1998)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 215 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 185 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Contenporary, Minimalism | Label: Telarc | # CD-80513 | Time: 01:08:09

This unique recording couples the music of two major 20th-century composers, and includes the world premiere on disc of Riley's "The Heaven Ladder, Book 7," commissioned by Cheng-Cochran and written in 1994. California-based pianist Gloria Cheng has become a favoured collaborator with some of the most demanding of today's composer/conductors, including Pierre Boulez, Essa-Pekka Salonen and Oliver Knussen, for her renditions of thorny 20th century scores. "The multifarious pulsings of Adams's Phrygian Gates (all 26 minutes of it) are more palatable here than on some rival versions, and the relatively brief China Gates (just five minutes) are well worth visiting. Terry Riley's pieces are more varied in colour and rhythm, less obviously 'minimalist', than you might have expected, with the worlds of jazz remaining well within earshot. Gloria Cheng-Cochran seems fully absorbed in the tasks to hand, and the sound is superb." (Gramophone Magazine).
Bruce Brubaker - Inner Cities: Music for Piano by John Adams and Alvin Curran (2003) [Re-Up]

Bruce Brubaker - Inner Cities: Music for Piano by John Adams and Alvin Curran (2003)
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 279 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 214 Mb | Scans included
Classical, Contemporary, Minimalism | Label: Arabesque | # Z6776 | Time: 01:19:06

Bruce Brubaker artistic skill and understanding of this music is beyond reproach and will thrill any fan of the collected composers work on this CD. The sound quality is outstanding as well. Bruce Brubaker has recorded two CDs on the Arabesque label in a continuing series exploring modern American piano music. The most recent, Inner Cities, was released in September 2003, and includes Brubaker's transcription of Pat Nixon's aria from Adams's opera, Nixon in China. The previous CD, Glass Cage , with pieces by Glass and Cage, was named one of the ten best releases of 2000 by The New Yorker magazine.
Enternational Contemporary Ensemble, Lawrence String Quartet - John Adams: Son Of Chamber Symphony & String Quartet (2011)

Enternational Contemporary Ensemble, Lawrence String Quartet - John Adams: Son Of Chamber Symphony & String Quartet (2011)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers + Digital Booklet | 54:00 | 290 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog: 523014-2

In terms of the scale of his compositions, John Adams' career is somewhat anomalous for a contemporary composer. While the usual pattern tends to be for a composer to begin a career writing smaller pieces (which have a far likelier chance of being performed) and then expanding to larger forms as his or her reputation grows, Adams (with very few exceptions) was writing large-scale operas and orchestral and choral works starting in the early '80s and didn't begin devoting himself to chamber music with any regularity until the mid-'90s.
Nicolas Hodges, Rolf Hind, Leila Josefowicz - John Adams: Road Movies (2004) (Repost)

Nicolas Hodges, Rolf Hind, Leila Josefowicz - John Adams: Road Movies (2004)
EAC | FLAC (image+.cue, log) | Covers Included | 01:08:03 | 243 MB
Genre: Classical | Label: Nonesuch | Catalog: 7559796992

Composer John Adams' album Road Movies contains five pieces that Adams' considers "travel music, (…) passing through harmonic and textural regions as one would pass through on a car trip." Indeed, during Leila Josefowicz's spirited and appropriately brusque reading of the "40% Swing" movement from the title work, one hears what sounds like a passing auto in the left channel. Is it mere coincidence or the album concept channeling onto the master tape?