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China Gates sheet music Piano, PianoKeyboard sheet music by John Adams: G. Schirmer. Shop the World's Largest Sheet Music Selection today at Sheet Music Plus.China Gates. China Gates is a short piano piece composed by the minimalist American composer John Adams in 1977. Adams wrote this work as a companion piece to his Phrygian Gates, dating from the same period. Phrygian Gates is the longer of the two pieces and uses many of the same techniques as China Gates china gates john adams
31 rows Description by Graham Olson. Written as a less demanding companion piece to the longer,
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Phrygian Gates. Phrygian Gates is a piano piece written by minimalist composer John Adams in. The piece, together with its smaller companion China Gates, written for the pianist Sarah Cahill, is what is considered Adams opus one . They are, according to his own claims, his first compositions consisting of a coherent personal style.
Phrygian Gates and China Gates. Phrygian Gates shows a strong influence of Minimalist procedures, and it is for sure the first piece of mine to be based on the idea of repetitive cell structure. Not only the American Minimalists, but the lesser known English practitioners like Howard Skempton, Christopher Hobbes and John White were on my mind
Programme Note. John Adams China Gates (1977) China Gates is an almost perfect palindrome which was composed for the seventeenyearold Sarah Cahill. It oscillates between two modal worlds, only it does so with extreme delicacy. It strikes me now as a piece calling for real attention to detail of dark, light, and the shadows that exist between them.
China Gates is a short piano work composed in a somewhat minimalist style. Minimalism is characterized by almost constant repetitions that avoid a complete melodic idea, but instead focus on the progression of music through slight changes in the repeated patterns. China Gates is a series of these
One occurred when pianist Yuja Wang held the audience spellbound with her diaphanous reading of John Adamss China Gates for solo piano, distilling every ounce of neoimpressionist perfume
Nov 09, 2009 China Gates for solo piano by composer John Adams. I recorded this earlier in the year on a Steinway piano. Hope you enjoy this beautiful piece.
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