John Adams: Shaker Loops/Light Over Water

1980s, Chamber, Contemporary Music and Premieres


Shaker Loops / Light Over Water: Music of John Adams (New Albion NA014 – 1983)

ARTISTS:  San Francisco New Music Ensemble 

John Adams’ Light Over Water was commissioned for Available Light, a multimedia project at the opening of the “Temporary Contemporary” (LA MOCA) with dance by Lucinda Childs and set by Frank Gehry. Transparent Recordings’ Lolly Lewis produced the audio installation for these live performances.

Foster Reed: recording producer
Robert Missbach and Lolly Lewis: recording engineers
(Light Over Water)