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John Adams - Absolute Jest etc

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CHSA 5199
 
John Adams - Absolute Jest etc
Running Time: 71:02
Release Date: May 2018
Originally recorded in 2017
Genre:
String Quartet
Orchestral & Concertos

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JOHN COOLIDGE ADAMS

b. 1947

Absolute Jest (2011, revised 2012) *

25:15
for String Quartet and Orchestra
Dedicated to my friends Brent Assink, John Goldman, and Michael Tilson Thomas
1.
Dotted crotchet = 100 - Poco miù mosso - Tranquillo (lo stesso tempo dotted crotcher = 100) -
10:35
2.
Presto dotted crotchet = 130 - Lo stesso tempo - minim = 97 - dotted crotchet = 127 -
3:36
3.
Lo stesso tempo (dotted crotchet = 116) - minim = 87 - crotchet = 87 -
1:08
4.
Meno mosso crotchet = 80 - crotchet = 76 Moderato e tranquillo - dotted minum = 116 -
3:20
5.
Vivacissimo (Lo stesso tempo dotted minum = 116) -
1:56
6.
Prestissimo dotted crotchet = 116 - minum = 88 - minum = 102 - minum = 60
4:40

Naive and Sentimental Music (1997-98)

45:57
for Orchestra
For Esa-Pekka
Sean Shibe steel-string guitar
7.
I
Naive and Sentimental Music. Quaver = 92 - quaver = 108 - quaver = 116 -
18:45
8.
II
Mother of the Man. Very calm crotchet = 72 - crotchet = 60 -
15:45
9.
III
Chain to the Rhythm. Crotchet = 92 - minum = 96 - minum = 72 - minum = 100
11:17
Total time: 71:25
Chamber: Doric String Quartet *
Alex Redington violin
Jonathan Stone violin
Hélène Clément viola
John Myerscough cello
Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Maya Iwabuichi leader
Conductor: Peter Oundjian
The members of the Doric String Quartet perform using a set of classical bows by Luis Emilio Rodriquez Carrington.
28 August 2018 (Absolute Jest & 29 and 30 August 2017 (Naive and Sentimental Music)




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