Skip to main content

Browse: CD, Adams, J (composer)

Return to CD.

Showing 1 - 10 of 76 results
Results per page:
View:

Gerald Finley (Robert Oppenheimer), Julia Bullock (Kitty Oppenheimer), Brindley Sherratt (Edward Teller), Samuel Sakker (James Nolan), Andrew Staples (Robert Wilson), Jennifer Johnston (Pasqualita)

BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, John Adams

Finley ‘owns’ the characterisation of J Robert Oppenheimer…and Julia Bullock’s Kitty [is] the most ardent possible. All else is compelling on every level, with superb British support from Brindley... More…

Awards:

2 CDs

($19.75) $17.25

Usually despatched in 3 - 4 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

Leila Josefowicz (violin)

St. Louis Symphony, David Robertson

The resultant work is expansively beautiful and this fine recording from Leila Josefowicz and the St Louis Symphony Orchestra captures both the energy and lyricism of Adams’s dazzling score.... More…

Awards:

CD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Doric String Quartet, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Peter Oundjian

The RSNO’s playing captures all the delicacy, grandeur and zing of Adams’s complex score, while the Doric String Quartet brings sumptuous sweetness and laser-like clarity to its solo part…There... More…

Awards:

SACD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

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…

Awards:

2 CDs

$16.25

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Jeannette Friedrich, Lilith Gardell, Darius De Haas, Jonas Holst, Martina Muhlpointner, Markus Alexander Neisser & Kimako Xavier Trotman

The Band of the Holst-Sinfonietta, Klaus Simon

John Adams's stylistic range is vast, yet even in such a diverse output, I Was Looking at the Ceilingand Then I Saw the Sky (1995) stands apart. Conceived, in the composer's words, as 'a Broadwaystyle... More…

Awards:

2 CDs

($17.00) $13.60

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin)

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton

Waley-Cohen brings magnetic performances and an enthusiast’s passion to this splendid disc…his Violin Concerto duly bubbles with folk melodies, modal harmonies and open-hearted expression, and... More…

Awards:

CD

($14.75) $11.06

Usually despatched in 2 - 3 working days

This release includes a digital booklet

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…

Awards:

CD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Timothy McAllister (saxophone)

St. Louis Symphony, David Robertson

Awards:

CD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Christina Naughton (piano) & Michelle Naughton (piano)

Just about everything comes together in this recording [of Messiaen’s 'Visions de l’Amen']...The Naughton twins don’t take the opening movement’s très lent directive at face value...but they... More…

Awards:

CD

$14.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet

Nathan Gunn (baritone)

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

A near-perfect Adams Primer containing his tender and powerful meditation, to words by Walt Whitman, on the subject of those lost to AIDS.
Touchingly performed by Nathan Gunn. More…

Awards:

CD

$8.75

In stock

Usually despatched within 1 working day

This release includes a digital booklet