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Nixon In China : An Opera In Three Acts / Libretto By Alice Goodman.

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes

With program note by Alice Goodman. Dedicated to Betty Freeman. Co- commissioned by the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Houston Grand Opera and the JFK Ctr. For the Perf. Arts. Premiered by the Houston GO in October 1987. Synopsis; list of characters; instrumentation. Total duration: ca.145 min.


Nixon In China. [CD]

Publisher: Naxos

This recording of Adams' opera features Robert Orth, Maria Kanyova, Thomas Hammons, Marc Heller, and others. Marin Alsop conducts the Opera Colorado Chorus and Colorado Symphony Orchestra.


John Adams's Nixon In China : Musical Analysis, Historical and Political Perspectives.

Publisher: Ashgate
ISBN13: 9781409426820

This book offers a detailed analysis of the music for this important contemporary opera, and ties the work to the historical and political contexts upon which it is based. With a preface, introduction, bibliography and index. Figures. Music examples.


Hallelujah Junction - A Nonesuch Retrospective. [CD]

Publisher: Nonesuch

Contains: Harmonielehre, pt. 1; Nixon in China, 3 scenes from Act I; Shaker Loops, pt. 1; Chamber Symphony, movement 1. Also excerpts from: the Death of Klinghoffer, Violin Concerto, Flowering Tree, Dharma at Big Sur, Naïve and Sentimental music, Gnarly Buttons and more.

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