John Adams Adams: Fearful Symmetries; The Wound-Dresser

Adams: Fearful Symmetries; The Wound-Dresser
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  • Released: October 20, 1989
  • Label: Nonesuch


  • 1.The Wound - Dresser
  • 2.Fearful Symmetries

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This 1989 release became an unexpected surprise hit, primarily because of the extraordinary tone poem The Wound Dresser. Written to Walt Whitman's poem of the same name, it deals with Whitman's musings on the Civil War. There is hardly a hint of Adams's traditional (and usually blithe) minimalistic impulses here. This is the "dark" side of the composer that is to surface later in his opera The Death of Klinghoffer. Fearful Symmetries, the companion piece here, is more typical of Adams; it's a junkyard rattle of catchy rhythms and clever orchestral textures--a work made almost trivial by The Wound Dresser. --Paul Cook

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  • UPC: 075597921823
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