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 and pianist. He is widely regarded as one of the most influential composers 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, twelve 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


Philip Glass Tracks

Philip Glass
Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities
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Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities

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Aguas da Amazonia: No. 4, Amazon Rive
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Aguas da Amazonia: No. 4, Amazon Rive
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Akhnaten (Act 2, Sc 3: The City)
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Akhnaten (Act 2, Sc 3: The City)
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Knee Play no.5 (from Einstein on the Beach)
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Knee Play no.5 (from Einstein on the Beach)
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Morning Passages (The Hours)
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Morning Passages (The Hours)
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Violin Concerto no.1 (1st mvt)
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Violin Concerto no.1 (1st mvt)
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Knee Play no.4 (Einstein on the Beach)
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Knee Play no.4 (Einstein on the Beach)
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Prophecies (Koyaanisqatsi)
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Prophecies (Koyaanisqatsi)
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String Quartet no.3 "Mishima" (1st mvt)
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String Quartet no.3 "Mishima" (1st mvt)
Philip Glass
Symphony for Eight (From Symphony No. 3, Mvt. III)
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Symphony for Eight (From Symphony No. 3, Mvt. III)
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Wichita Vortex Sutra
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Wichita Vortex Sutra
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Music in similar motion for ensemble
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Music in similar motion for ensemble
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Etude No.14 for piano
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Etude No.14 for piano
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Etude No. 1
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Etude No. 1
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Etude no. 2 for piano
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Etude no. 2 for piano
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String Quartet No 5 (3rd mvt)
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String Quartet No 5 (3rd mvt)
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Concerto no. 1 for violin and orchestra
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Concerto no. 1 for violin and orchestra
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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
Wichita Vortex Sutra
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Wichita Vortex Sutra
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Knee Play 1 (Einstein on the Beach)
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Knee Play 1 (Einstein on the Beach)
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Etude 9
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Etude 9
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String Quartet no.5 - II 2nd mvt
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String Quartet no.5 - II 2nd mvt
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Powaqaatsi: Anthem Pt.1
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Powaqaatsi: Anthem Pt.1
Blondie
Heart of Glass (Crabtree Remix)
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Heart of Glass (Crabtree Remix)
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In The Upper Room, Dance 5
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In The Upper Room, Dance 5
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (arr for saxophone by Amy Dickson) 1st movt
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Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (arr for saxophone by Amy Dickson) 1st movt
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String Quartet No 3, 'Mishima' (1st mvt)
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String Quartet No 3, 'Mishima' (1st mvt)
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V2 Schneider
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V2 Schneider
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The Hours: The Poet Acts
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The Hours: The Poet Acts
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String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. IV: 1962-Body Building
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String Quartet No. 3 (Mishima); mvt. IV: 1962-Body Building
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Music In Contrary Motion
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Music In Contrary Motion
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CAUGHT! (from Powaqqatsi)
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CAUGHT! (from Powaqqatsi)
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Etude No 1
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Etude No 1
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Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities: Torched and Wrecked
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Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities: Torched and Wrecked
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Liquid Days
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Liquid Days
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Truman Sleeps (The Truman Show)
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Truman Sleeps (The Truman Show)
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The Secret Agent
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The Secret Agent
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Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities
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Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities
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Glassworks
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Glassworks
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Songs from Liquid Days: No 1, Changing Opinion
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Songs from Liquid Days: No 1, Changing Opinion
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Facades
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Facades
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Past BBC Events

BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season: 'Koyaanisqatsi' with original score by Philip Glass
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Barbican, London
2017-01-28T07:00:57
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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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