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Author Adams, John, 1947-

Title Hallelujah junction : composing an American life / John Adams.

Imprint New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Adams,J ADA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 340 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Winnipesaukee Gardens -- From Help! to "Let it be" -- Free radicals -- Regal apparel -- Faulty wiring -- A harmony lesson -- The people are the heroes now -- Singing terrorists -- Mongrel airs -- The machine in the garden -- Technical difficulties -- How could this happen? -- A swirl of atoms -- Tree of life -- Garage sale of the mind.
Summary An eminent composer shares the story of his life, from his childhood and early studies in classical composition to his minimalist and "docu-opera" achievements, in an account that evaluates his professional relationships and the social movements that inspired his creative process.
Subject Adams, John, 1947-
Composers -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9780374281151 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0374281157 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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