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John Adams: Doctor Atomic

By John Adams, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers

2018 • 48 songs

  1. 1.
    Doctor Atomic: Overture
    5:100:30
  2. 2.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "The end of June 1945"
    4:180:30
  3. 3.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "First of all, let me say"
    2:150:30
  4. 4.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "We surround the plutonium core"
    1:420:30
  5. 5.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "We are bedeviled by faulty detonators"
    1:310:30
  6. 6.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "Many of us are inclined to say"
    2:260:30
  7. 7.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "The nation's fate..."
    2:160:30
  8. 8.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "This is a petition"
    2:420:30
  9. 9.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "What if it's a dud?"
    2:020:30
  10. 10.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "The test must go on as scheduled"
    3:200:30
  11. 11.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 1: "No, before the bomb is used"
    4:070:30
  12. 12.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 2: "Am I in your light?"
    4:310:30
  13. 13.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 2: "Long let me inhale, deeply..."
    6:270:30
  14. 14.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 2: "The motive of it all was loneliness"
    4:240:30
  15. 15.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: Electrical storm
    2:170:30
  16. 16.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "What the hell is wrong with the weather?"
    2:340:30
  17. 17.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "Five hundred U.S. Superfortresses are raining bombs"
    4:060:30
  18. 18.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "I'll sign the report, sir"
    1:180:30
  19. 19.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "With respect, sir, anyone with two good eyes"
    3:000:30
  20. 20.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "I have been preoccupied with many matters"
    2:320:30
  21. 21.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "Get them out of here. From now on, I'm making my own weather predictions"
    4:050:30
  22. 22.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "General, you are bearing up with remarkable fortitude"
    3:180:30
  23. 23.
    Doctor Atomic, Act I, Scene 3: "Batter my heart"
    7:340:30
  24. 24.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 1: "Easter Eve, 1945"
    11:590:30
  25. 25.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 1: Interlude - Rain over the Sangre de Cristo
    2:570:30
  26. 26.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 1: "In the north the cloud-flower blossoms"
    1:540:30
  27. 27.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 2: "It's midnight, Jack"
    5:110:30
  28. 28.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 2: "I've dreamed the same dream"
    2:480:30
  29. 29.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 2: "To the farthest west, the sea and the striped country"
    3:350:30
  30. 30.
    Doctor Atomic, Act II, Scene 2: "A delay in the Potsdam Ultimatum"
    1:000:30

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  • © 2018 Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the United States. Produced in association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Singers and BBC Radio 2.
  • ℗ 2018 Nonesuch Records Inc. for the United States and WEA International Inc. for the world outside the United States. Produced in association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Singers and BBC Radio 2.