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J. Adams: Nixon in China

By Alsop; Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; Kanyova; Orth; Heller; Dahl; Hammons; Yuan; Malde; Simson; Dedominici

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J. Adams: Nixon in China by Alsop; Colorado Symphony Orchestra & Chorus; Kanyova; Orth; Heller; Dahl; Hammons; Yuan; Malde; Simson; Dedominici. By John Adams (1947-). American Classics. 3 listening CDs. Published by Naxos (NX.8669022-24).

Release date: 10/27/09.

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  • Act I Scene 1: Beginning 
  • Act I Scene 1: Soldiers of heaven hold the sky (Chorus) 
  • Act I Scene 1: The people are the heroes now (Chorus) 
  • Act I Scene 1: Landing of the Spirit of '76 
  • Act I Scene 1: Your flight was smooth, I hope? (Chou, Nixon) 
  • Act I Scene 1: News has a kind of mystery (Nixon, Chou, Kissinger, Chorus) 
  • Act I Scene 2: Beginning - I can't talk very well. My throat… (Mao, Nixon, Chou, Kissinger, 3 Secretaries) 
  • Act I Scene 2: You know we'll meet with your confrere, the Democratic candidate (Mao, Nixon, Kissinger) 
  • Act I Scene 2: You've said that there's a certain well-known tree (Chou, Nixon, Mao, Kissinger, 3 Secretaries) 
  • Act I Scene 2: Founders come first, then profiteers (Mao, 3 Secretaries, Nixon, Chou, Kissinger) 
  • Act I Scene 2: We no longer need Confucius (Mao, 3 Secretaries) 
  • Act I Scene 2: Like the Ming Tombs (Nixon, 3 Secretaries, Mao, Chou) 
  • Act I Scene 3: Beginning - The night is young (Nixon, Pat, Chou, Kissinger, Chorus) 
  • Act I Scene 3: Ladies and Gentlemen, Comrades and Friends (Chou, Chorus, Pat, Kissinger) 
  • Act I Scene 3: Mr. Premier, distinguished guests (Nixon, Chorus) 
  • Act I Scene 3: Cheers! (Chorus, Nixon, Chou, Pat, Kissinger) 
  • Act II Scene 1: Beginning - I don't daydream and don't look back (Pat) 
  • Act II Scene 1: Look down at the earth (Chorus, Pat, 3 Secretaries) 
  • Act II Scene 1: This is prophetic! (Pat) 
  • Act II Scene 1: At last the weather's warming up (Pat, Chorus) 
  • Act II Scene 2: Beginning - Young as we are (3 Secretaries) 
  • Act II Scene 2: O what a day I thought I'd die! (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Chorus as Ching-hua, 3 Secretaries, Pat) 
  • Act II Scene 2: Whip her to death! (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Pat, Nixon) 
  • Act II Scene 2: Tropical Storm: There there, there there (Pat) 
  • Act II Scene 2: Flesh Rebels (Chorus as Militia) 
  • Act II Scene 2: I have my brief (Kissinger as Lao Szu, Nixon) 
  • Act II Scene 2: It seems so strange (Chorus as Ching-hua, Chiang Ch'ing, Pat, Nixon, 3 Secretaries) 
  • Act II Scene 2: I am the wife of Mao Tse-tung (Chiang Ch'ing, Chorus) 
  • Act III: Beginning 
  • Act III: Some men you cannot satisfy (Kissinger, Nixon, Pat, Chou, Chiang Ch'ing) 
  • Act III: I am no one (Mao, Chou, Kissinger, Chiang Ch'ing, Pat) 
  • Act III: The Maos Dance (Chiang Ch'ing, Mao, Pat, Nixon, Chou) 
  • Act III: Sitting around the radio (Nixon, Pat) 
  • Act III: Let us examine what you did (Mao, Chiang Ch'ing, Chou) 
  • Act III: When I woke up I dimly realized the Jap Bombers had given us a miss (Nixon, Pat) 
  • Act III: I have no offspring (Chou, Mao, Chiang Ch'ing) 
  • Act III: I can keep still (Chiang Ch'ing) 
  • Act III: After that the sweat had soaked my uniform (Nixon, Pat, Chiang Ch'ing, Mao, Chou) 
  • Act III: Peking watches the stars (Chiang Ch'ing, Mao) 
  • Act III: You won at poker (Pat, Nixon, Chiang Ch'ing, Mao) 
  • Act III: I am old and I cannot sleep (Chou) 
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