John Luther Adams: III. Weather, Wind and Being Brave

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The weather of music The weather of music (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)

Music isn't always constrained to the sonic world. In Adams's work, installations have played a large roll, bringing his sounds to life via geologic activity, weather systems and physical space. In the third movement of episode one, learn about his composing methods and hear the JACK Quartet play part of an unreleased string quartet—Adams's first—called The Wind in High Places. 

The Wind in High Places will be released in a studio recording in January 2015 on Cold Blue.

Hosted by:

Nadia Sirota

Comments [1]

Melissa from Plymouth, MA

A friend told me about Meet the Composer, and I am glad she did. The interview with John Luther Adams prompted me to listen to all of Become Ocean, one of the most beautiful experiences I have had in recent memory. Thank you Q2!

Jun. 28 2014 05:42 AM

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