Philip Glass
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1937-01-31
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Philip Glass

Philip Glass Biography (Wikipedia)

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937) is an American composer. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the late 20th century. Glass's work has been described as minimal music, having similar qualities to other "minimalist" composers such as La Monte Young, Steve Reich, and Terry Riley. Glass describes himself 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, eight 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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Philip Glass Performances & Interviews


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Glassworks III: Islands
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Glassworks III: Islands
Philip Glass
The Chase
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The Chase
Philip Glass
Etude No 6 for piano
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Etude No 6 for piano
Philip Glass
Concerto No 3 for piano and orchestra
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Concerto No 3 for piano and orchestra
Philip Glass
Echorus
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Echorus
Michael Riesman, The Philip Glass Ensemble, & Paul Zukovsky & Philip Glass
The Photographer: "A Gentleman's Honor"
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The Photographer: "A Gentleman's Honor"

The Photographer: "A Gentleman's Honor"

Performer
Michael Riesman, The Philip Glass Ensemble, & Paul Zukovsky
Philip Glass
Partita for Solo Violin ii & iii. Morning Song and Dance 1
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Partita for Solo Violin ii & iii. Morning Song and Dance 1
Philip Glass
Metamorphosis (1988): Metamorphosis Three, Moderately Fast
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Metamorphosis (1988): Metamorphosis Three, Moderately Fast
Philip Glass
String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. I: 1957-Award Montage
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String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. I: 1957-Award Montage
Philip Glass
String Quartet no 2 "Company", last movement
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String Quartet no 2 "Company", last movement
Philip Glass
Music In Twelve Parts, Part 10
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Music In Twelve Parts, Part 10
Philip Glass
Akhnaten (Act 2, Sc 3: The City)
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Akhnaten (Act 2, Sc 3: The City)
Philip Glass
Pendulum
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Pendulum
Philip Glass
Metamorphosis II
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Metamorphosis II
Philip Glass
String Quartet No 3, 'Mishima' (1st mvt)
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String Quartet No 3, 'Mishima' (1st mvt)
Philip Glass
Koyaanisqatsi [film soundtrack] - Pruit Igoe
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Koyaanisqatsi [film soundtrack] - Pruit Igoe
Philip Glass
The Illusionist (2006) - Main Theme
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The Illusionist (2006) - Main Theme
Philip Glass
Etude No. 14
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Etude No. 14
Philip Glass
Etude no. 2 for piano
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Etude no. 2 for piano
Philip Glass
Another Look At Harmony, Pt. 4
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Another Look At Harmony, Pt. 4
Philip Glass
Part 1
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Part 1
Philip Glass
Koyaanisqatsi
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Koyaanisqatsi
Philip Glass
Evening Song (Satyagraha)
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Evening Song (Satyagraha)
Philip Glass
Morning Passages
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Morning Passages
Ravi Shankar
Prashanti
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Prashanti
Philip Glass
Violin Concerto No. 1
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Violin Concerto No. 1

Violin Concerto No. 1

Performer
Piotr Plawner
Orchestra
Polish Radio National Symphony Orchestra Katowice
Conductor
Michal Klauza
Philip Glass
North Star: "Etoile polaire"
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North Star: "Etoile polaire"
Philip Glass
Akhnaten (Act 2: Dance)
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Akhnaten (Act 2: Dance)
Philip Glass
Metamorphosis 2
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Metamorphosis 2
Philip Glass
Etudes Nos.6 & 5
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Etudes Nos.6 & 5
Philip Glass
Music in similar motion for ensemble
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Music in similar motion for ensemble
Philip Glass
North Star: Étoile Polaire (arr James McVinnie)
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North Star: Étoile Polaire (arr James McVinnie)
Philip Glass
Einstein On The Beach
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Einstein On The Beach
Philip Glass
Knee Play 1 (Einstein on the Beach)
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Knee Play 1 (Einstein on the Beach)
Philip Glass
Facades
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Facades
Philip Glass
String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. I: 1957-Award Montage
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String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. I: 1957-Award Montage
Philip Glass
Etoile Polaire (North Star)
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Etoile Polaire (North Star)
Philip Glass
Ragas in Minor Scale (Passages)
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Ragas in Minor Scale (Passages)

Ragas in Minor Scale (Passages)

Ensemble
Passages Ensemble
Philip Glass
Lady Day
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Lady Day
Philip Glass
Façades (extract)
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Façades (extract)
Philip Glass
Opening From Mishima
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Opening From Mishima
Philip Glass
Mad Rush (BBC Philharmonic 2015-16 Season)
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Mad Rush (BBC Philharmonic 2015-16 Season)
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Upcoming Events

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May
2019
Philip Glass, London Contemporary Orchestra and James McVinnie
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
2017-01-28T20:53:33
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Jan
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

15:00
Barbican, London

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