American Standard

for unspecified chamber ensemble and optional sound media (1973)

SousaI. John Philip Sousa (march)
II. Christian Zeal & Activity (hymn)
III. Sentimentals (jazz ballad)

First performance: March 23, 1973, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; New Music Ensmble of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, John Adams, director; Recording (produced by Brian Eno); Obscure #2

Performance materials for American Standard are currently unavailable, although the second movement, Christian Zeal and Activity is available for rental as a separate piece from Boosey & Hawkes.


American Standard (1973, LP)
New Music of Ensemble of the San Francisco Conservatory, John Adams, conductor
Obscure #2 (produced by Brian Eno)

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