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The John Adams Reader

Essential Writings on an American Composer

by Thomas May

  • 261 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Amadeus Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Theater - General,
  • Instruction & Study - Appreciation,
  • Contemporary Music,
  • Musical Composition,
  • Music,
  • Performing Arts,
  • History and criticism,
  • Instruction & Study - Composition,
  • Composers & Musicians - General,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • United States,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • 20th century,
  • Composers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages455
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8742161M
    ISBN 101574671324
    ISBN 109781574671322

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The book is biographical in part, talking of Mr. Adams early years and his decision to spend his life writing music. Other aspects of the book discuss most of Cited by: 9. The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer is the first full-length book in English devoted to the work of John Adams, among the most frequently performed living American composers in the sphere of classical music/5.

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1st Touchstone edition (September 3, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN ASIN: Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) /5(2K). (Amadeus). The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer gathers a colorful and wide-ranging selection of pieces from leading musical commentators and critics.

Included are revealing interviews with the composer as well as eloquent essays by Ingram Marshall, Michael Steinberg, Alex Ross, Sarah Cahill, Alan Rich, The John Adams Reader book many others.

John Adams is an extraordinary book, and an excellent political history of the beginning of the United States. This is the first book I've read by David McCullough, and I'm impressed at his ability to be respectful but blunt, and be serious but entertaining at the same time/5.

Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Hanover Square Press; Original edition (March 3, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out /5(59).

Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers an impressive variety of his works in this compact, original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from his rich correspondence with this wife, Abigail, Thomas Jefferson, and others/5.

The Portable John Adams also features his most important political works: “A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law,” “Thoughts on Government,” “A Defense of Constitutions,” “Novanglus,” and “Discources in Davila.” There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of this seminal American by: 6.

John Adams had an insatiable desire to explore human nature. In defending the British soldiers involved in The Boston Massacre, Adams says to the jury, "Facts are stubborn things, and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictums of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.".

The book about john Adams is essentially written through the beautiful letters written between John and his beloved Abagail. Probably the best biography I ever read. Turbulent times, romantic ideals, romance and war/5. John Adams (Octo – July 4, ) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from to Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United States.

Despite variations, readers will encounter perhaps pages of witnesses' descriptions of the same event followed by several lawyers' careful reviews of those that support the case. Many readers will feel the urge to skim these parts, but on the whole, the narrative is engaging.

An expert, extremely detailed account of John Adams' finest : Hanover Square Press. Product details File Size: KB Print Length: pages Publisher: Simon & Schuster; 1st Touchstone edition ( ) Publication Date: Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc Language: English ASIN: BFC0QHA Text /5(2K).

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal by: 7.

Being the first book picked by the Book Club, I recently joined, I was overwhelmed by Mr. McCullough's research on John Adams. I felt like I was back in History class only this time enjoying it. I learned more in this book about our country and founding fathers than all the time spent in class.

McCullough should write our history books. The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer gathers a colorful and wide-ranging selection of pieces from leading musical commentators and critics.

Included are revealing interviews with the composer as well as eloquent essays by Ingram Marshall, Michael Steinberg, Alex Ross, Sarah Cahill, Alan Rich, and many others/5(3). A small textbook edition of Cicero's Orations became one of his earliest, proudest possessions, as he affirmed with the note "John Adams Book /50" written a half dozen times on the title page.

In little more than a year, at age fifteen, he was pronounced "fitted for college," which meant Harvard, it being the only choice/5(). Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1st edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ASIN: BZF2 Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 Cited by: 9.

This book compiles excerpts from his journal and other writings to tell, as closely as may be, the tale of his journey, struggles, and accomplishments in his own words. It is delightful reading, providing a vivid portrait of the man from inside his own head, with all the caveats and fallibilities that implies/5.

The Best Books on John Adams. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, it reads like a novel, taking the reader from Adams’s humble origins through his long, distinguished career, until his death. Author: Christopher Pierznik. Book: An Historical and Moral View of the Origin and Progress of the French Revolution by Mary Wollstonecraft.

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The John Adams Reader: Essential Writings on an American Composer. Edited by Thomas May. Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, [xviii, p. ISBN $] Bibliographical references, indexes. John Adams continues to impress me as one of the most distinctive American composers born after