Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Chairman Dances (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
John Adams 12:36
2 Quartet no. 5: I
Philip Glass 1:11
3 Quartet no. 5: II
Philip Glass 2:59
4 Quartet no. 5: III
Philip Glass 5:35
5 Music for 18 Musicians
Steve Reich 5:33
6 The People Are the Heroes Now
John Adams 2:51
7 Landing of the Spirit of 76
John Adams 2:28
8 The Ecstacy
Terry Riley 7:27
9 Music in Twelve Parts (Extract From Part 1)
Philip Glass 7:48
10 Different Trains: America - Before the War
Steve Reich 9:07
11 Judah to Ocean
John Adams 2:35
12 Toot Nipple
John Adams 1:16
13 Dogjam
John Adams 2:34

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Elizabeth Lim (track 5)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (1995-08) (track 12)
John Sherba (1995-08) (track 12)
David Harrington (US violinist, member of Kronos Quartet) (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
John Sherba (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
cello:
Jeanne LeBlanc (track 5)
Joan Jeanrenaud (1995-08) (track 12)
Joan Jeanrenaud (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
strings:
Kronos Quartet (tracks 4, 8, 10)
Kronos Quartet (1995-08) (track 12)
Kronos Quartet (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
viola:
Hank Dutt (1995-08) (track 12)
Hank Dutt (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
violin family:
Kronos Quartet (tracks 11–13)
maracas and marimba:
Phillip Bush (track 5)
Thad Wheeler (track 5)
string quartet:
Kronos Quartet (1993-08) (tracks 2–4)
piano:
Jay Clayton (track 5)
Edmund Niemann (track 5)
Nurit Tilles (track 5)
piano and vibraphone:
James Preiss (track 5)
bass clarinet and clarinet:
Leslie Scott (track 5)
Evan Ziporyn (track 5)
marimba and piano:
Steve Reich (track 5)
marimba and xylophone:
Bob Becker (percussionist) (track 5)
Timothy Ferchen (track 5)
marimba, piano and xylophone:
Garry Kvistad (track 5)
additional editor:
Jeanne Velonis (track 5)
additional engineer:
Chris Hilt (track 5)
additional mixer:
Tony Black (track 5)
Greg Thompson (track 5)
additional producer:
Jeanne Velonis (track 5)
alto vocals:
Jay Clayton (track 5)
assistant engineer:
Glen Marchese (track 5)
assistant producer:
Sidney Chen (track 5)
composer:
Terry Riley (track 8)
Philip Glass (1971 – 1974) (track 9)
Steve Reich (1974-05 – 1976-03) (track 5)
John Adams (American minimalist composer) (1985) (track 1)
John Adams (American minimalist composer) (1985 – 1987) (tracks 6–7)
Steve Reich (1988) (track 10)
Philip Glass (1991) (tracks 2–4)
John Adams (American minimalist composer) (1994) (tracks 11–13)
conductor:
Edo de Waart (tracks 6–7)
Michael Riesman (track 9)
Edo de Waart (1986) (track 1)
engineer:
John Kilgore (track 5)
executive producer:
Robert Hurwitz (track 5)
librettist:
Alice Goodman (1985 – 1987) (track 6)
orchestra:
Orchestra of St. Luke’s (tracks 6–7)
San Francisco Symphony (1986) (track 1)
performer:
Steve Reich and Musicians (1996-10) (track 5)
producer:
Judith Sherman (track 5)
soprano vocals:
Rebecca Armstrong (track 5)
Marion Beckenstein (track 5)
was commissioned by:
Betty Freeman (track 8)
mixed at:
The Hit Factory in Manhattan, New York, New York, United States (1996-11 – 1997-01) (track 5)
recorded at:
Skywalker Sound in Sausalito, California, United States (1993-08) (tracks 2–4)
Skywalker Sound in Sausalito, California, United States (1996-08) (tracks 11, 13)
part of:
Nixon in China: Act I (tracks 6–7)
Different Trains (movement) (track 10)
String Quartet no. 5 (movement) (tracks 2–4)
partial recording of:
The Ecstasy (track 8)
parts:
recording of:
String Quartet no. 5: I (1993-08) (track 2)
String Quartet no. 5: II (1993-08) (track 3)
String Quartet no. 5: III (1993-08) (track 4)