Program #2048

Hailing all the way from Alaska, composer John Luther Adams drops by the studio to discuss his career and his music. Adams’s The Light That Fills The World casts a enchanting spell with its sonic depictions of the Alaskan tundra.

PROGRAM #2048 with John Luther Adams (First aired on 6/24/02)





Marty Walker, bass clarinet
with Amy Knoles, Bryan Pezzone


John Luther Adams: "Dark Wind" [13:30]

Cold Blue Music CB009 OR
Cold Blue Music
P.O. Box 2938
Venice CA 90294-2938 OR available for purchase at*

Percussion Group Cincinnati

Strange and Sacred Noise

John Luther Adams:"...dust into dust..." [9:00]

Not commercially available. More info about the composer at

Paul Dresher Ensemble

From a live concert recording, May 2001

John Luther Adams: "The Light That Fills the World" [13:00]

Not commercially available. The new CD, "The Light That Fills the World" is available for purchase at*

Morton Feldman

Rothko Chapel, Why Patterns

Rothko Chapel, excerpt [5:00]

New Albion #039** *
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