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  1. The Place Where You Go to Listen
  2. Drums of Winter
  3. Pointed Mountains Scattered All Around
  4. The Circle of Suns and Moons
  5. The Circle of Winds
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  1. The Place Where You Go to Listen
  2. Drums of Winter
  3. Pointed Mountains Scattered All Around
  4. The Circle of Suns and Moons
  5. The Circle of Winds
  6. Deep and Distant Thunder
  7. River With No Willows
  8. One That Stays All Winter
  9. Drums of Fire, Drums of Stone
  10. Where the Waves Splash, Hitting Again and Again
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Earth and the Great Weather is a radical departure from the choral work with which John Luther Adams first made his name. Here, over orchestration of strings and percussion, five narrators recite the text, an impressionistic portrait of the Arctic landscape. The narrative voices, frequently overlapping, present the text in English, Latin, and two Native American languages. Adams sets his narration over graceful string passages, which he punctuates with harsh, bracing percussion trios. It's beautiful work, but Adams here ...

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John Luther Adams: Earth and the Great Weather 1995, New World Records

UPC: 093228045922

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