Harmonium/Choruses from The Death Of Klinghoffer
Kent Nagano & Orchestre de l'Opéra de Lyon
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||Harmonium: Negative Love||John Adams||10:32||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Harmonium: Because I Could Not Stop for Death||John Adams||9:41||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Harmonium: Wild Nights||John Adams||11:38||Album Only||View in iTunes|
||Prologue: Chorus Of Exiled Palestinians (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||8:35||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Prologue: Chorus Of Exiled Jews (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||8:37||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Act 1, Scene 1: Ocean Chorus (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||5:48||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Act 1, Scene 2: Night Chorus (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||3:37||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Act II: Hagar Chorus (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||5:28||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Act II, Scene 1: Desert Chorus (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||5:05||$0.99||View in iTunes|
||Act II, Scene 2: Day Chorus (LP Version)||The Opera De Lyon||4:30||$0.99||View in iTunes|
The creations of post-classical composers yield a treasure trove for the adventurous ear. John Adams, a West Coast composer, gives the world a wealth of new compositions through the San Francisco orchestra. His post-modern 1991 opera "The Death of Klinghoffer," a modern tale of terrorism, is one such work. The choruses from this modern tale of Middle East mayhem are as powerful as Verdi's mourning of the Jews in "Nabucco." The Nonesuch label brings these choruses with an equally haunting Adams work on "Harmonium/The Klinghoffer Choruses."
Born: November 22, 1951 in Morro Bay, CA
Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s