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Adams, J: The Gospel According To The Other Mary

Kelley O'Connor (Mary), Tamara Mumford (Martha), Russell Thomas (Lazarus), Daniel Bubeck, Nathan Medley, Brian Cummings (countertenors)

Los Angeles Philharmonic & Los Angeles Master Chorale, Gustavo Dudamel

Miracles are violent and terrifying...Kelley O'Connor is an impactful Magdalene - unruly, extravagantly passionate. Contralto Tamara Mumford has mesmerising beauty and depth of tone. Under Gustavo... More…

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2 CDs

$16.25

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John Adams: Absolute Jest

Orli Shaham (piano) & Marc-André Hamelin (piano)

Synergy Vocals, San Francisco Symphony & St. Lawrence String Quartet, Michael Tilson Thomas & John Adams

Here is wit, rough passion, gravity and playfulness...the dialogue between the St Lawrence String Quartet and the San Francisco Orchestra is brilliantly cogent and clear. Absolute Jest is a bravura... More…

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SACD

$19.50

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Road Trip: Aurora Orchestra

Dawn Landes (vocal & guitar), Sam Amidon (vocals & guitar)

Aurora Orchestra, Nicholas Collon

Adams's Chamber Symphony, inspired equally by Schoenberg and cartoon scores, is taken at a cracking pace, even faster than the composer's own...[Appalachian Spring] is given a lovely performance,... More…

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CD

$10.50

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