Ears to the Earth

The Music of John Luther Adams

July 31, 2020 Luke Helker Season 1 Episode 4
Ears to the Earth
The Music of John Luther Adams
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Ears to the Earth
The Music of John Luther Adams
Jul 31, 2020 Season 1 Episode 4
Luke Helker

This podcast discusses the life and works of John Luther Adams. 

Pieces mentioned in this episode:

The Wind in High Places: John Luther Adams
The Farthest Place: John Luther Adams
Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman
songbirdsongs: John Luther Adams
Night Peace: John Luther Adams
Earth and the Great Weather: John Luther Adams
Dream in White on White: John Luther Adams
In the White Silence: John Luther Adams
The Immeasurable Space of Tones: John Luther Adams
The Place Where You Go to Listen: John Luther Adams
Become Ocean: John Luther Adams
Become Desert: John Luther Adams

Additional music crafted by yours truly.

*At this time, there is no official recording for Become River, however, Adams has indicated an anticipated released date sometime around Fall 2020. 

Further Listening:

Meet the Composer Episode: https://www.wnyc.org/story/john-luther-adams-bad-decisions-and-finding-home/


Further Reading: 

http://johnlutheradams.net/category/writings/

*Adams will be releasing another book, called Silences so Deep, in September. You can pre-order the memoir here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374264628


Further Viewing:

More information on Minimalist Art (Applies to music, though composers aren’t mentioned in this video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEi0Ib-nNGo

Lecture presented by JLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWG0zpPOGcQ

I mentioned Jackson Pollock and Kazimir Malevich several times, so I thought I’d a link for each of them in case you’re not as familiar with their art.

JP: https://www.moma.org/artists/4675
KM: https://www.kazimir-malevich.org/

Show Notes

This podcast discusses the life and works of John Luther Adams. 

Pieces mentioned in this episode:

The Wind in High Places: John Luther Adams
The Farthest Place: John Luther Adams
Rothko Chapel: Morton Feldman
songbirdsongs: John Luther Adams
Night Peace: John Luther Adams
Earth and the Great Weather: John Luther Adams
Dream in White on White: John Luther Adams
In the White Silence: John Luther Adams
The Immeasurable Space of Tones: John Luther Adams
The Place Where You Go to Listen: John Luther Adams
Become Ocean: John Luther Adams
Become Desert: John Luther Adams

Additional music crafted by yours truly.

*At this time, there is no official recording for Become River, however, Adams has indicated an anticipated released date sometime around Fall 2020. 

Further Listening:

Meet the Composer Episode: https://www.wnyc.org/story/john-luther-adams-bad-decisions-and-finding-home/


Further Reading: 

http://johnlutheradams.net/category/writings/

*Adams will be releasing another book, called Silences so Deep, in September. You can pre-order the memoir here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9780374264628


Further Viewing:

More information on Minimalist Art (Applies to music, though composers aren’t mentioned in this video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEi0Ib-nNGo

Lecture presented by JLA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWG0zpPOGcQ

I mentioned Jackson Pollock and Kazimir Malevich several times, so I thought I’d a link for each of them in case you’re not as familiar with their art.

JP: https://www.moma.org/artists/4675
KM: https://www.kazimir-malevich.org/