John Adams ‎– Nixon In China

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Elektra Nonesuch ‎– 7559-79177-2, Elektra Nonesuch ‎– 979 177-2
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3 × CD, Album
Box Set
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Tracklist

Act I, Scene I
1-1 (Beginning) 2:53
1-2 "Soldiers Of Heaven Hold The Sky" 2:48
1-3 "The People Are The Heroes Now" 2:49
1-4 Landing Of The Spirit Of '76 2:23
1-5 "Your Flight Was Smooth, I Hope?" 1:19
1-6 "News Has A Kind Of Mystery:" 7:03
Act I, Scene II
1-7 (Beginning) 4:05
1-8 "You Know We'll Meet With Your Confrere The Democratic Candidate If He Should Win" 2:23
1-9 "You've Said That There's A Certain Well-Known Tree" 2:44
1-10 "Founders Come First, Then Profiteers." 6:53
1-11 "We No Longer Need Confucius." 3:03
1-12 "Like The Ming Tombs." 5:18
Act I, Scene III
1-13 (Beginning) 6:14
1-14 "Ladies And Gentlemen, Comrades And Friends," 6:37
1-15 "Mr. Premier, Distinguished Guests," 2:37
1-16 Cheers 3:45
Act II, Scene I
2-1 (Beginning) 3:34
2-2 "Look Down At The Earth," 5:26
2-3 "This Is Prophetic!" 8:32
2-4 "At Last The Weather's Warming Up." 3:03
Act II, Scene II
2-5 (Beginning) 2:54
2-6 "Oh What A Day I Thought I'd Die!" 4:48
2-7 "Whip Her To Death!" 2:29
2-8 Tropical Storm 4:45
2-9 "Flesh Rebels" 3:08
2-10 "I Have My Brief" 1:05
2-11 "It Seems So Strange" 2:52
2-12 "I Am The Wife Of Mao Tse-Tung 6:30
Act III
3-1 (Beginning) 1:10
3-2 "Some Men You Cannot Satisfy." 3:17
3-3 "I Am No One." 4:02
3-4 The Maos Dance 2:00
3-5 "Sitting Around The Radio" 1:17
3-6 "Let Us Examine What You Did." 2:43
3-7 "When I Woke Up I Dimly Realized The Jap Bombers Had Given Us A Miss—" 1:21
3-8 "I Have No Offspring." 1:54
3-9 "I Can Keep Still," 2:12
3-10 "After That The Sweat Had Soaked My Uniform" 2:28
3-11 "Peking Watches The Stars," 2:43
3-12 "You Won At Poker." 3:14
3-13 "I Am Old And I Cannot Sleep" 4:24

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Notes

Card slipcase.
Thick 3CD jewel case.
Booklet (66 pages).

Recorded December 1987 at RCA Studio A, New York City
Mixed January 1988 at Soundmirror, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 075597917727
  • Label Code: LC 0286
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): 979 177/1 SRC-01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): 979 177/2 SRC+01
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 3): 979 177/3 SRC-01
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Rights Society: GEMA BIEM

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