Music that Aspires to the Condition of Baseball

Having grown up where football was the local religion, I am an inveterate sports-hater. But John Luther Adams’ response to my “Kittens on the Basketball Court” post may open up, for others, a whole new discussion of sports/music affinities:

Your latest post on Postclassic explains why I’ve never liked
basketball. I’m glad you didn’t pick baseball. It’s much more like the
music I love: slow, boring, and beautiful in its details.