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Video streamed event and on demand: Adams' 'Shaker Loops'

BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraRecorded at City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Thursday 19 November 202019:30
On demand until Friday 18 December 2020 19:30

From across the Atlantic, two composers respond to music around them:  Joan Tower’s fanfare restores the gender balance of Copland’s celebrated work - and is probably twice as much fun. John Adams meanwhile took inspiration from the burgeoning Minimalist movement to find his own voice in a solid-gold modern classic. And Schumann’s sprightly Second Symphony, written over a century earlier, proves that youthful dynamism and driving rhythms have never been out of fashion.

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