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The Resource I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky, John Adams ; libretto by June Jordan

I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky, John Adams ; libretto by June Jordan

Label
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
Title
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
Statement of responsibility
John Adams ; libretto by June Jordan
Creator
Contributor
Composer
Conductor
Director
Librettist
Performer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • historical information
Cataloging source
JRZ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adams, John
Date time place
Recorded Dec. 1996, Arabian Studiot, Helsinki, Finland; additional recorded May 1997, Avatar Studios, New York City
Form of composition
operas
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Darius de Haas, Marin Mazzie, Audra McDonald, Michael McElroy, Richard Muenz, Angela Teek, Welly Yang ; vocal direction by Grant Gershon ; various instrumentalists ; John Adams, conductor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-2002,
  • 1967-
  • 1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jordan, June
  • De Haas, Darius,
  • Mazzie, Marin,
  • McDonald, Audra,
  • McElroy, Michael
  • Muenz, Richard,
  • Teek, Angela,
  • Yang, Welly,
  • Gershon, Grant,
  • Adams, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Earthquakes
Label
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky, John Adams ; libretto by June Jordan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera, based on the 1994 Northridge, Calif. earthquake
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by the composer, and libretto (55 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tiffany's solo
  • (4:49)
  • Song about the on-site altercation
  • (2:45)
  • Song about the bad boys and the news
  • (6:14)
  • Your Honor my client he's a young black man
  • (5:38)
  • Leila's song, alone (again or at last)
  • (4:14)
  • Ensemble, I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
  • Three weeks and still I'm outta my mind
  • (5:08)
  • Crushed by the rock I been standing on
  • (4:34)
  • Dewain's song of liberation and surprise
  • (5:28)
  • Este Pais!/This country
  • (4:24)
  • One last look at the angel in your eyes
  • (1:57)
  • (8:00)
  • Finale
  • (4:36)
  • A sermon on romance
  • (3:07)
  • Consuelo's dream
  • (4:51)
  • Mike's song about arresting a particular individual
  • (3:18)
Control code
40393465
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (68 min., 53 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
075597947328
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
79473-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky, John Adams ; libretto by June Jordan
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Opera, based on the 1994 Northridge, Calif. earthquake
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
  • Program notes by the composer, and libretto (55 p. : ill.) inserted in container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Tiffany's solo
  • (4:49)
  • Song about the on-site altercation
  • (2:45)
  • Song about the bad boys and the news
  • (6:14)
  • Your Honor my client he's a young black man
  • (5:38)
  • Leila's song, alone (again or at last)
  • (4:14)
  • Ensemble, I was looking at the ceiling and then I saw the sky
  • Three weeks and still I'm outta my mind
  • (5:08)
  • Crushed by the rock I been standing on
  • (4:34)
  • Dewain's song of liberation and surprise
  • (5:28)
  • Este Pais!/This country
  • (4:24)
  • One last look at the angel in your eyes
  • (1:57)
  • (8:00)
  • Finale
  • (4:36)
  • A sermon on romance
  • (3:07)
  • Consuelo's dream
  • (4:51)
  • Mike's song about arresting a particular individual
  • (3:18)
Control code
40393465
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (68 min., 53 sec.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
075597947328
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
79473-2
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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