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20th Century Music: John Adams’s “Nixon in China”

Tuesday, June 11, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Stephen Arthur Allen, professor of music at Rider University, investigates how the music of John Adams’s opera, although technically described as minimalist, actually allows the audience a rich experience in sound. He will highlight how the music connects with European neoclassicism and other traditions as well as the flow of musical events within American music.

Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Festival.

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Date:
Tuesday, June 11
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

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Lecture
Staff Contact
Janie Hermann
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Summary
Stephen Arthur Allen, professor of music at Rider University, investigates how the music of John Adams' opera, although technically described as minimalist, actually allows the audience a rich experience in sound. He will highlight how the music connects with European neoclassicism and other traditions as well as the flow of musical events within American music.
Co-Presenters
Princeton Festival
Sponsors
Princeton Festival
Informational Website
https://princetonfestival.org/
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Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
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