Philip Glass
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1937-01-31
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Philip Glass Biography (Wikipedia)

Philip Morris Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is considered one of the most influential music makers of the late 20th century.

Glass's compositions have been described as minimal music, similar to other "minimalist" composers including La Monte Young, Steve Reich and Terry Riley. However, Glass has described himself instead as a composer of "music with repetitive structures", which he has helped evolve stylistically.

Glass founded the Philip Glass Ensemble, with which he still performs on keyboards. He has written numerous operas and musical theatre works, eleven symphonies, eleven concertos, seven string quartets and various other chamber music, and film scores. Three of his film scores have been nominated for Academy Awards.

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Concerto No. 1 For Violin And Orchestra, Opening
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Concerto No. 1 For Violin And Orchestra, Opening
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Mishima - music for the film: Opening; Morning; The Last Day; Epilogue
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Mishima - music for the film: Opening; Morning; The Last Day; Epilogue
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Etude No.6 for piano
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Etude No.6 for piano
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Four Movements for Two Pianos - 4th movt
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Four Movements for Two Pianos - 4th movt
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (arr for saxophone by Amy Dickson)
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (arr for saxophone by Amy Dickson)
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Piece In The Shape Of A Square
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Piece In The Shape Of A Square
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Music With Changing Parts
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Music With Changing Parts
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Music In Fifths
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Music In Fifths
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Music In Contrary Motion
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Music In Contrary Motion
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Knee Play 3 - from Einstein on the Beach
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Knee Play 3 - from Einstein on the Beach
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Glassworks: No 4 - Rubric
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Glassworks: No 4 - Rubric
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Three Songs for Chorus a Cappella (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Three Songs for Chorus a Cappella (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Etude No 15
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Etude No 15
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Symphony No. 3, 4th movement
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Symphony No. 3, 4th movement
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Concerto No. 1 For Violin And Orchestra (arr. Dickson) iii. Opening
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Concerto No. 1 For Violin And Orchestra (arr. Dickson) iii. Opening
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Les Enfants Terribles: Overture
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Les Enfants Terribles: Overture
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The Trial - Act 2 (excerpt)
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The Trial - Act 2 (excerpt)
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Heroes (Aphex Twin Remix)
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Heroes (Aphex Twin Remix)
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Philip Glass, Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson and Laurie Anderson
Barbican Centre, London, UK
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May
2017
Philip Glass, Philip Glass & Laurie Anderson, Laurie Anderson and Rubin Kodheli
Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, UK

Past BBC Events

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: 'Koyaanisqatsi' with original score by Philip Glass
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Barbican, London
2017-01-28T19:13:25
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2017
BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: 'Koyaanisqatsi' with original score by Philip Glass

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: 'Koyaanisqatsi' with original score by Philip Glass

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Barbican, London

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