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John Adams: The Wound Dresser

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.

Adams at his most introvert, Whitman at his most particular - this powerful piece sets words by Walt Whitman inspired by his work in a field hospital during the American Civil War.

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31 minutes


Role Contributor
Composer John Adams
Writer Walt Whitman