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John Adams: The Wound Dresser & Shaker Loops

Duration:
1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 02 September 2006

Iain Burnside joins the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tim Weiss and the baritone Jeremy Huw Williams for a look at John Adams' The Wound Dresser. This powerful piece sets words by Walt Whitman inspired by his work in a field hospital during the American Civil War.

Music Played

3 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    John Adams The Wound dresser for baritone and orchestra

    Performers: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Huw Williams (Baritone), Tim Weiss (Conductor)

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    John Adams Shaker loops version for string orchestra

    Performers: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Tim Weiss (Conductor)

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    John Adams Short ride in a fast machine for orchestra

    Performers: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Tim Weiss (Conductor)

Credits

Presenter
Iain Burnside
Conductor
Tim Weiss
Orchestra
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Baritone
Jeremy Huw Williams

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