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John Adams: Absolute Jest (CD)

John Adams: Scheherazade.2 (CD)

Item #: 522742

Quick Overview

Nonesuch Records releases the debut recording of American composer John Adams' Scheherazade.2, a dramatic symphony for violin and orchestra. The recording features David Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony and virtuoso violinist Leila Josefowicz, for whom the piece was written. The piece was informed both by the Rimsky-Korsakov piece "Scheherazade," from which it draws its name, as well as the "Arabian Nights" collection of folk stories.
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Format: CD
Label: Nonesuch
Release Date: 2016
Running Time: 47:35
Conductor: David Robertson
Violin: Leila Josefowiez
Orchestra: St. Louis Symphony

John Adams (1947)

  1. Tale of the Wise Young Woman-Pursuit by the True Believers
  2. A Long Desire (Love Scene)
  3. Scheherazade and the Men with Beards Escape, Flight, Sanctuary