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Donald Macleod talks to John Adams about his early years in 1970s California.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

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Donald Macleod talks to John Adams about his work during the 1980s. It was a time of gathering momentum for Adams, despite being a dissenting voice against the prevailing political wind. His music evolved beyond the orthodoxies of minimalism that had influenced his earlier works, and he consolidated his position as one of America's most enterprising young composers.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

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Donald Macleod talks to John Adams about the 1990s, a controversial time for the composer.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.

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Donald Macleod's look at the work of John Adams continues through the 1990s, taking in music that draws its inspiration from such influences as Schoenberg, Slonimsky and Nancarrow. Macleod talks to Adams about the musical direction his work took through this period, and the extent to which the minimalist label is still appropriate.

Donald Macleod's look at the work of John Adams continues through the 1990s.

Donald Macleod offers a weekly guide to composers and their music.