In The Dharma at Big Sur, composer John Adams invokes the majesty of his adopted Pacific Coast and the way “the current pounds and smashes... in a slow, lazy rhythm of terrifying power.” He wrote his Dharma specifically for “the greatest living exponent of the electric violin” (BBC Radio), Tracy Silverman, who performs here against a backdrop of evocative projected visuals by cinematographer Adam Larsen.


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