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Written in 1978 by the American composer John Adams, Shaker Loops was originally written for string septet. The version for string orchestra was make in 1983. 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... John Coolidge Adams (born February 15, 1947) is an American composer, with strong roots in minimalism. ... 1983 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

The work is in four movements.

  • I. Shaking and Trembling
  • II. Hymning Slews
  • III. Loops and Verses
  • IV. A Final Shaking

External links

  • [1] Article on Shaker Loops



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