John Adams (1947)

Grand Pianola Music (1982)

for two pianos, three female voices, winds, brass and percussion

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1982
    • Duration : 30 mn
    • Editor : Associated Music Publishers
    • Commission: General Atlantic Corporation et David Rumsey
Detailed formation
  • solistes : 2 solo sopranos, 1 solo mezzo-soprano, 2 pianos
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 2 bass clarinets (also 1 contrabass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets [en si bémol] , 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 3 percussionists

Creation information

  • Date : 26 February 1982
    Location :

    États-Unis, San Francisco


    Performers :

    Robin Sutherland et Julie Steinberg : piano, orchestre symphonique de San Francisco, direction : John Adams.