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A Flowering Tree Digital MP3 Album
John Adams wrote his 2006 opera for, he says, ""a time of global awareness."" The composer drew inspiration from Mozart's Magic Flute and ancient Indian folk-tales; the libretto, co-written by Adams and director Peter Sellars, is in English and Spanish. The New Yorker calls the work ""opulent, dreamlike, fiercely lyrical""; the Los Angeles Times calls this ""a terrific recording.""