In the late 1950s, funding himself by working in a Baltimore steel mill, Philip Glass gains a place at Juilliard, NYC, and begins his music studies in earnest.
Memoir by acclaimed American composer Philip Glass.
Funding himself by working in a Baltimore steel mill, the young Glass secures a place at Juilliard and begins his music studies in earnest. New York City in the late 1950s was a heady place, offering a range of creative opportunities. He soon found himself immersed in the city's vibrant contemporary art scene.
In this long-awaited memoir, Philip Glass recalls his early mentors while reconstructing the places that helped shape his artistic consciousness.
Reader: Kerry Shale
Writer: Philip Glass
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Kirsteen Cameron
Track: "Metamorphosis One"
CD: Philip Glass: Solo Piano Music