Grand Pianola Music
Related Artists/CompaniesJohn Adams
About the Work
Commissioned by the General Atlantic Corporation and by David RumseyFirst performed February 26, 1982 by the San Francisco Symphony, Robin Sutherland and
Julie Steinberg, pianists, John Adams, conductor.
2 solo pianos, 2 flutes (both doubling piccolo.), 2 oboes, 2 Bb clarinets (2nd doubles bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 Bb trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, percussion (3 players), 3 amplified female voices (2 sopranos & mezzo)
Duration: 30 minutes