American Counterpoint

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COMPOSERS: Adams,Cage,Nancarrow
LABELS: EMI
WORKS: Adams: Harmonielehre; Nancarrow: Three Canons for Ursula; Cage: Three Dances
PERFORMER: Adès (piano), Tilson Thomas, Grierson (prepared piano); CBSO/Simon Rattle
CATALOGUE NO: EMI 967 1322

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Cage’s Dances are scintillatingly played by Tilson Thomas and Grierson and Rattle’s reading of Adams’s Harmonielehre is magisterial. Adès’s buoyant Nancarrow sharpens the dialogue. Paul Riley