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Music by John
Luther Adams -
recommended by
MALCOLM TATTERSALL

'... vast silent landscapes ...'

John Luther Adams: The Place We Began. © 2009 Cold Blue Music

... to return to the place we began and know it for the first time ... -- T S Eliot

That quote, one quarter of the liner notes of Adams' disc, explains its title. Quoting the rest doesn't take long: 'Last summer in my studio I discovered several boxes of reel-to-reel tapes that I'd recorded in the early 1970s. Using those found objects, I sculpted these new soundscapes from fragments of my past...

Copyright © 15 June 2010 Malcolm Tattersall,
Townsville, Australia

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CD INFORMATION: JOHN LUTHER ADAMS - THE PLACE WE BEGAN

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