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Adams: American Elegies / Adams, Upshaw, Crossley


Release Date: 03/05/1991 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 79249   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Charles IvesIngram MarshallMorton FeldmanJohn Adams,   ... 
Performer:  Dawn UpshawPaul Crossley
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Adams conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in this exploration of 20th-century American composers, with soprano Dawn Upshaw featured on orchestrations of five Charles Ives pieces. Entertainment Weekly calls this “an enchanting collection, continually beautiful, quietly profound.” Adams conducts the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in this exploration of 20th-century American composers, with soprano Dawn Upshaw featured on orchestrations of five Charles Ives pieces. Entertainment Weekly calls this “an enchanting collection, continually beautiful, quietly profound.” Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Thoreau by Charles Ives
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Adams 
2.
Down East by Charles Ives
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Adams 
3.
Cradle Song by Charles Ives
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Adams 
4.
At the River by Charles Ives
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: ?1916; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Adams 
5.
Serenity by Charles Ives
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; USA 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: John Adams 
6.
Fog Tropes by Ingram Marshall
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1980; USA 
7.
Madame Press Died Last Week at 90 by Morton Feldman
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1971; USA 
8.
Eros Piano by John Adams
Performer:  Paul Crossley (Piano)
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1989; USA 
9.
Elegy in Memory of Maurice Ravel by David Diamond
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938-1939; USA 
10.
The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor:  John Adams
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

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