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John Adams (1947-     )


John's Book of Alleged Dances (String Quartet)

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
I. Judah to Ocean
II. Toot Nipple
III. Dogjam
IV. Pavane. She's So Fine
V. Rag the Bone
VI. Habanera
VII. Stubble Crotchet
VIII. Hammer & Chisel
IX. Alligator Escalator
X. Ständchen. The Little Serenade
Composed in 1994, when Adams was around 47 years old
25 minutes (approximately)
2 recordings, 20 videos
2:38
Attacca Quartet
I. Judah to Ocean
1:11
Attacca Quartet
II. Toot Nipple
2:29
Attacca Quartet
III. Dogjam
6:32
Attacca Quartet
IV. Pavane. She's So Fine
3:04
Attacca Quartet
V. Rag the Bone
4:51
Attacca Quartet
VI. Habanera
2:41
Attacca Quartet
VII. Stubble Crotchet
1:15
Attacca Quartet
VIII. Hammer & Chisel
3:51
Attacca Quartet
IX. Alligator Escalator
5:01
Attacca Quartet
X. Ständchen. The Little Serenade
2:31
Kronos Quartet
I. Judah to Ocean
1:16
Kronos Quartet
II. Toot Nipple
2:32
Kronos Quartet
III. Dogjam
6:33
Kronos Quartet
IV. Pavane. She's So Fine
3:00
Kronos Quartet
V. Rag the Bone
4:46
Kronos Quartet
VI. Habanera
2:40
Kronos Quartet
VII. Stubble Crotchet
1:12
Kronos Quartet
VIII. Hammer & Chisel
3:50
Kronos Quartet
IX. Alligator Escalator
4:52
Kronos Quartet
X. Ständchen. The Little Serenade