The Resource Earth and the great weather : a sonic geography of the Arctic, John Luther Adams

Earth and the great weather : a sonic geography of the Arctic, John Luther Adams

Label
Earth and the great weather : a sonic geography of the Arctic
Title
Earth and the great weather
Title remainder
a sonic geography of the Arctic
Statement of responsibility
John Luther Adams
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ipk
  • gwi
  • eng
  • lat
  • ipk
  • gwi
  • eng
  • lat
  • ipk
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, John Luther
Date time place
Recorded in the Charles W. Davis Concert Hall at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Mar. 8-11, 1993
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
M178.A32
LC item number
E27 1994, AudCD
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
John Luther Adams, conductor and percussion; Robin Lorentz, violin and percussion; Ron Lawrence, viola; Michael Finckel, cello and conductor; Robert Black, doublebass and percussion; Amy Knowles, percussion; In̄upiat Eskimo and Gwich'in Indian performers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lorentz, Robin
  • Lawrence, Ron
  • Finckel, Michael
  • Black, Robert
  • Knoles, Amy
  • Adams, John Luther
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Monologues with music (Instrumental ensemble)
  • Musique concrète
  • Percussion ensembles
  • Monologues with music (Instrumental ensemble)
  • Musique concrète
  • Percussion ensembles
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)
  • Alaska
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Earth and the great weather : a sonic geography of the Arctic, John Luther Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The musical ground of [the piece] is a cycle of pieces for strings and digital delay....Rising...above...[this] are three large pieces for four drummers....The principal text is a set of eight "Arctic Litanies," composed of the names of places, plants, weather and the seasons of the Arctic [in] Gwich'in and In̄upiat....In the last two litanies Latin is included (the scientific binomials for plants and animals)...."(composer's notes)
  • Accompanying booklet (39p.) contains notes on the composer, the composition and the performers; libretto with English translation
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 booklet (39 pages)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The place where you go to listen -- Drums of winter -- Pointed mountains scattered all around -- The circle of suns and moons -- The circle of winds -- Deep and distant thunder -- River with no willows -- One that stays all winter -- Drums of fire, drumws of stone -- Where the waves splash, hitting again and again
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (75 min., 47 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
94768478
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 093228045922
  • 9322804592
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
80459-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)31752008
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Earth and the great weather : a sonic geography of the Arctic, John Luther Adams
Publication
Note
  • "The musical ground of [the piece] is a cycle of pieces for strings and digital delay....Rising...above...[this] are three large pieces for four drummers....The principal text is a set of eight "Arctic Litanies," composed of the names of places, plants, weather and the seasons of the Arctic [in] Gwich'in and In̄upiat....In the last two litanies Latin is included (the scientific binomials for plants and animals)...."(composer's notes)
  • Accompanying booklet (39p.) contains notes on the composer, the composition and the performers; libretto with English translation
  • Compact disc
Accompanying material
1 booklet (39 pages)
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The place where you go to listen -- Drums of winter -- Pointed mountains scattered all around -- The circle of suns and moons -- The circle of winds -- Deep and distant thunder -- River with no willows -- One that stays all winter -- Drums of fire, drumws of stone -- Where the waves splash, hitting again and again
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (75 min., 47 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
94768478
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
  • 093228045922
  • 9322804592
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
80459-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)31752008
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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