1996: ‘Violin Concerto / Shaker Loops’, album by John Adams
John Adams’s forty-fifth album was released on label Nonesuch and is now available for streaming on Spotify. While the album is getting some plays on Last.FM, it has not yet taken of big time.
Even if you never have heard of John Adams, you should be aware that John Adams has won 4 awards, including the Rome Prize, Harvard Centennial Medal, Pulitzer Prize for Music and Grawemeyer Award.
Since John Adams began creating music he has released a ton of albums (forty-five total). John Adams’s previous album ‘Adams: Piano Music’ from 2017-11-24 was saw some success. John Adams is mostly associated with his tracks Short Ride in a Fast Machine, China Gates and Light Over Water: Part I. John Adams’s releases often gravitates around the genres opera, choral, classical and compositional ambient, but fits into many more.
John Adams was born in Worcester in February 1947 and was educated at Harvard University. John Adams is known for working as conductor, composer, musician and autobiographer.
‘Violin Concerto / Shaker Loops’ track list
- Violin Concerto: I. = 78
- Violin Concerto: II. Chaconne: Body through which the dream flows
- Violin Concerto: III. Toccare
- Shaker Loops: I. Shaking and Trembling
- Shaker Loops: II. Hymning Slews
- Shaker Loops: III. Loops and Verses
- Shaker Loops: IV. A Final Shaking