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The essential Philip Glass.

Author: Philip GlassYo-Yo MaLinda RonstadtMichael RiesmanRoches (Musical group),All authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Sony Classical, ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philip Glass' 75th birthday is celebrated with a special three disc collection that showcases some of the composer's finest works as performed by some of today's top classical artists including Yo-Yo Ma.
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Genre/Form: Chamber music
Sound recordings
Excerpts
Material Type: Music, Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Glass; Yo-Yo Ma; Linda Ronstadt; Michael Riesman; Roches (Musical group),; Kronos Quartet,; Philip Glass Ensemble,
ISBN: 9786314589080 6314589088
OCLC Number: 843137367
Notes: Opera excerpts, songs, and instrumental music.
The songs sung in English; various languages in the operas.
Consists of previously released material (p1979-p2002).
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Philip Glass, piano (on various tracks) ; various soloists and ensembles, including Yo-Yo Ma, cello (CD 1, 4th track; CD 2, 4th track) ; Linda Ronstadt, The Roches, Kronos Quartet (CD 2, 6th track). Principally: The Philip Glass Ensemble, Michael Riesman, conductor (on various tracks).
Event notes: Recorded in various locations between 1978 and 1989.
Description: 3 audio discs (3 hr., 8 min., 47 sec.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: CD 1. Songs from liquid days. Lightning ; Glassworks. Fac̦ades ; The photographer. A gentleman's honor ; Naqoyqatsi. Primacy of number ; Metamorphosis IV ; Liquid days, part II. Open the kingdom ; In the upper room. Dance II ; In the upper room. Dance VIII ; Glassworks. Glasspiece #1, Rubric ; Songs from liquid days. Changing opinion --
CD 2. Glassworks. Opening ; Glassworks. Floe ; Akhnaten. Funeral of Amenhotep III ; Naqoyqatsi. Point blank ; Wichita vortex sutra ; Songs from liquid days. Forgetting ; In the upper room. Dance IX ; Itaipu. The dam ; Naqoyqatsi. Definition --
CD 3. Satyagraha. Protest ; Satyagraha. Evening song ; Akhnaten. Hymn to the sun ; Einstein on the beach. Trial, prison ; Akhnaten. Akhnaten and Nefertiti ; Satyagraha. Kuru field of justice ; Einstein on the beach. Knee play 1 ; Satyagraha. Tolstoy farm ; Akhnaten. Windows of appearances ; Einstein on the beach. Bed ; Akhnaten. Epilogue ; Einstein on the beach. Knee play 5.
Other Titles: Works.

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Philip Glass' 75th birthday is celebrated with a special three disc collection that showcases some of the composer's finest works as performed by some of today's top classical artists including Yo-Yo Ma.

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