Tag Archives: john adams

Touchdowns and Doctor Atomic

As I am writing this, it is the Monday morning after Superbowl Sunday here in America.  I had an odd experience on Saturday, the day before the big game.  I was at the market in the afternoon, and as I … Continue reading

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On The Transmigration of Souls

I have a bit of a serious one to go with everyone’s tea and toast this morning.  John Adams (born 1947) was commissioned in January of 2002 by the New York Philarmonic and Lincoln Center’s Great Performers to do the … Continue reading

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The Mysteries of Minimalism

Minimalist Music.  Repetitive New-Age Crap. Originally, that was going to be the whole post. Then I thought I could elaborate with something like this: Repetitive New-Age Crap.  Repetitive New-Age Crap.  Repetitive New-Age Crap.  Repetitive New-Age Crap.  Repetitive New-Age Crap.  Repetitive … Continue reading

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