℗ 2015 San Francisco Symphony
Released June 19, 2020
Duration 57m 27s
Record Label SFS Media
Genre Classical
 

Adams: Absolute Jest & Grand Pianola Music

San Francisco Symphony, Michael Tilson Thomas

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Absolute Jest  
1.1
I. Beginning
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
10:35
1.2
II. Presto
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
3:30
1.3
III. Lo stesso tempo
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
1:07
1.4
IV. Meno mosso
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
3:18
1.5
V. Vivacissimo
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
1:49
1.6
VI. Prestissimo
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas
5:20
Grand Pianola Music  
1.7
Pt. 1
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; John Adams
15:23
1.8
Pt 1. Slow
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; John Adams
7:46
1.9
Pt. 2. On the Dominant Divide
John Adams; San Francisco Symphony; John Adams
8:39
"Four Stars ... (a) superb live recording, with Orli Shaham and Marc-André Hamelin as the two swashbuckling pianists ..." - The Guardian Michael Tilson Thomas leads the San Francisco Symphony on this live, world premiere recording of John Adams’s Absolute Jest, featuring the St. Lawrence String Quartet. On Grand Pianola Music, Adams himself conducts the orchestra, pianists Marc-André Hamelin and Orli Shaham and the vocal group Synergy Vocals. Composed almost three decades apart, both works were written specifically for the San Francisco Symphony by Adams, one of the SFS's most important artistic partners over the past 35 years.
96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – SFS Media Studio Masters
Track title
Peak
(dB FS)
RMS
(dB FS)
LUFS
(integrated)
DR
Album average
Range of values
-2.66
-9.31 to -0.20
-24.22
-28.81 to -20.22
-21.09
-24.90 to -17.10
14
11 to 17
1
I. Beginning
-2.61-25.28-22.815
2
II. Presto
-3.01-23.40-20.713
3
III. Lo stesso tempo
-9.31-26.49-23.912
4
IV. Meno mosso
-4.18-27.83-24.914
5
V. Vivacissimo
-3.16-21.18-18.611
6
VI. Prestissimo
-0.20-20.22-17.113
7
Pt. 1
-0.20-23.79-19.614
8
Pt 1. Slow
-1.06-28.81-24.417
9
Pt. 2. On the Dominant Divide
-0.20-21.03-17.814

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