Short Ride in a Fast Machine

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John Adams

Short Ride in a Fast Machine

About this work...

Making up one half of John Adams's orchestral set Two Fanfares, Short Ride in a Fast Machine exhibits an unbound rhythmic energy and spectacular, kaleidoscopic color. Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony to mark the 1986 opening of the Great Woods Summer Festival, the work is appropriately celebratory. The composer ... read more

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