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American Counterpoint - Adams, Cage, Nancarrow

American Counterpoint / Various
Release Date: 01/26/2010 
Label:  Warner Classics   Catalog #: 67132  
Composer:  John AdamsJohn CageConlon Nancarrow
Performer:  Ralph GriersonMichael Tilson ThomasThomas Adès
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Works on This Recording

1.
Harmonielehre by John Adams
Conductor:  Simon Rattle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1985; USA 
2.
Dances (3) for 2 Prepared Pianos by John Cage
Performer:  Ralph Grierson (Prepared Piano), Michael Tilson Thomas (Prepared Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
3.
Canons (3) for Ursula by Conlon Nancarrow
Performer:  Thomas Adès (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1988; Mexico 

Sound Samples

Harmonielehre: Part I
Harmonielehre: Part II - The Anfortas Wound
Harmonielehre: Part III - Meister Eckhardt and Quackie
Three Canons for Ursula: Canon 5/7
Three Canons for Ursula: Canon 6/4/10/15
Three Canons for Ursula: Canon 2/3
Three Dances (2002 Remastered Version): Dance No. 1: Three Dances (2002 - Remaster): Dance No. 1
Three Dances (2002 Remastered Version): Dance No. 2: Three Dances (2002 Digital Remaster): Dance No. 2
Three Dances (2002 Remastered Version): Dance No. 3: Three Dances (2002 Digital Remaster): Dance No. 3

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