Gustavo Dudamel - Adams: The Gospel According To The Other Mary (2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 132:45 minutes | 2.37 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet
John Adams' The Gospel According to the Other Mary, first performed in 2012 in Los Angeles, is something of an expansion on the composer's El Niño, a Passion story adorned with a variety of contemporary themes and musical materials. Like the earlier work, it features a libretto by longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars, and it may be sung on-stage as an oratorio or presented as an opera. Mary Magdalene is indeed a central figure in the work, but actually it is more than the trick perspective the title might imply; as with El Niño Sellars incorporates such devices as set pieces featuring poetry by other writers (this time poet Louise Erdrich plays the central role).