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Composer John Luther Adams On The Arctic Sounds That Shaped His Work

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Composer John Luther Adams wrote his memoir, Silences So Deep: Music, Solitude, Alaska, based on the decades he spent living and working in the Arctic.

The Pulitzer winner has released his first memoir, Silences So Deep: Music, Solitude, Alaska. It’s a personal account of Adams’ formative decades making art in the Artic.

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