℗ 2010 San Francisco Symphony

Adams: Harmonielehre & Short Ride in a Fast Machine

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

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John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
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John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
Short Ride in a Fast Machine
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
Total Playing Time    47:07
"... offers the best sound quality in terms of ambient depth, dynamic range and three-dimensional orchestral image in which no detail goes unaccounted ... Adams’ joyful, energetic miniature Short Ride in a Fast Machine gets as sleek and accurate a reading as one can expect from these forces ..." - ClassicsToday.com "... no one who loves this work will want to be without this resplendent new offering from Tilson Thomas and his superlative orchestra. Sonically, characterized by lucid, X-ray-like detailing, huge dynamic and frequency ranges and an almost three-dimensional soundstage with plenty of ambient width and depth ... indispensible ..." - Fanfare Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony recorded these works by John Adams in December 2010 and September 2011, released on this live album in March 2012 in conjunction with the symphony's month-long American Mavericks Festival. Self-produced, the programme features Harmonielehre and Short Ride in a Fast Machine, both pieces commissioned in the mid 1980s.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – SFS Media Studio Masters

Track 4 – 48 kHz / 24-bit PCM Producer: Jack Vad SFS Media manager: Andrew Eiseman Engineering support: Marie Ebbing, Roni Jules, Gus Polleck, Jonathon Stevens, Uwe Willenbacher and Denise Woodward Post production support: Marie Ebbing and Jonathon Stevens Art direction and design: Alan Trugman Cover photo: “San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge” by Jeanette Yu Harmonielehre recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, December 8 - 11, 2010 Short Ride in a Fast Machine recorded live at Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, September 7, 2011 Harmonielehre by John Adams published by Associated Music Publishers, Inc. Short Ride In A Fast Machine by John Adams used with permission by Boosey & Hawkes, Inc.: An Imagem Company

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