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Doctor Atomic 2CD + MP3 Bundle

Doctor Atomic 2CD + MP3 Bundle

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Pre-order - released on: 6/29/2018

Bundle Includes:

Doctor Atomic 2CD   +$25.00
Doctor Atomic Free Digital MP3 Album   +$0.00
"Act I, Scene 3: 'Batter my heart'" Digital MP3 Single   +$0.00
"Act II, Scene 3: Chorus - 'At the Sight of This'" Free Digital MP3 Single   +$0.00

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On this first recording of John Adams's 2005 opera, Doctor Atomic, the composer leads the BBC Singers and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, with a cast led by Gerald Finley, who originated the role of J. Robert Oppenheimer. Longtime Adams collaborator Peter Sellars created the libretto, drawing from original sources to explore the final hours leading up to the first atomic bomb explosion at the Alamagordo test site in New Mexico in July 1945. "A magnificent accomplishment that easily takes its place alongside the other Adams-Sellars triumphs," exclaims the Los Angeles Times. "It contains music of unearthly splendor." Pre-order to download the aria "Batter my heart" and the chorus "At the sight of this" now.