Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Shaker Loops (for string orchestra) Part I Shaking and Trembling
John Adams 8:41
2 Shaker Loops (for string orchestra) Part II Hymning Slews
John Adams 6:50
3 Shaker Loops (for string orchestra) Part III Loops and Verses
John Adams 6:18
4 Shaker Loops (for string orchestra) Part IV A Final Shaking
John Adams 3:51
5 The Desert Music No. 1 Fast
Steve Reich 7:40
6 The Desert Music No. 2 Moderate
Steve Reich 6:50
7 The Desert Music No. 3a Slow
Steve Reich 6:06
8 The Desert Music No. 3b Moderate
Steve Reich 6:10
9 The Desert Music No. 3c Slow
Steve Reich 5:27
10 The Desert Music No. 4 Moderate
Steve Reich 3:35
11 The Desert Music No. 5 Fast
Steve Reich 10:01

Credits

CD 1

choir vocals:
BBC Singers (professional chamber choir of the BBC) (1985-07-29) (tracks 5–11)
composer:
Steve Reich (1984) (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11, 11)
conductor:
Richard Buckley (conductor) (1984-11-22) (tracks 1–4)
Péter Eötvös (1985-07-29) (tracks 5–11)
lyricist:
William Carlos Williams (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11, 11)
orchestra:
BBC Symphony Orchestra (1984-11-22) (tracks 1–4)
BBC Symphony Orchestra (1985-07-29) (tracks 5–11)
revised by:
John Adams (American minimalist composer) (1983) (tracks 1–4)
recorded at:
Maida Vale Studios: Studio 1 in London, England, United Kingdom (1984-11-22) (tracks 1–4)
live recording of:
part of:
Shaker Loops (revised "string orchestra" version) (tracks 1–4)
The Desert Music (tracks 5, 5–6, 6–7, 7–8, 8–9, 9–10, 10–11, 11)
recording of:
Shaker Loops: II. Hymning slews (1984-11-22) (track 2)
Shaker Loops: III. Loops and verses (1984-11-22) (track 3)
Shaker Loops: IV. A final shaking (1984-11-22) (track 4)
The Desert Music: I. Fast (1985-07-29) (track 5)
The Desert Music: II. Moderate (1985-07-29) (track 6)
The Desert Music: III. Part One: Slow (1985-07-29) (track 7)
The Desert Music: IV. Moderate (1985-07-29) (track 10)
The Desert Music: V. Fast (1985-07-29) (track 11)