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Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times. The operas - Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, and Akhnaten among many others - play throughout the world's leading houses, and rarely to an empty seat. Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Glass is the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music - simultaneously. Much of his early work was based on the extended reiteration of brief, elegant melodic fragments that wove in and out of an aural tapestry. Or, to put it another way, it immersed a listener in a sort of sonic weather that twists, turns, surrounds, develops. In the past 30 years, Glass has composed more than twenty-five operas, large and small; twelve symphonies; three piano concertos and concertos for violin, piano, timpani, and saxophone quartet and orchestra; soundtracks to films ranging from new scores for the stylized classics of Jean Cocteau to Errol Morris's documentary about former defense secretary Robert McNamara; string quartets; a growing body of work for solo piano and organ. Essential is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. The 4LP is housed in a deluxe 10mm slipcase sleeve and includes a 4-page booklet. Official website: https://philipglass. Com/LISTEN: https://youtu. #be/2q8_Rp6y5wI* 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL* DELUXE HEAVYWEIGHT 10MM SLIPCASE SLEEVE* INCLUDES 4-PAGE BOOKLET* 4LP FEATURING THE BEST/MOST MEMORABLE SELECTIONS FROM NAQOYQATSI, EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH, SATYAGRAHA, AKHNATEN, IN THE UPPER ROOM, SONGS FROM LIQUID DAYS, THE PHOTOGRAPHER, GLASSWORKS, ITAIPU AND MORE* COLLABORATIONS WITH SUZANNE VEGA, LINDA RONSTADT, DAVID BYRNE, THE KRONOS QUARTET AND YO-YO MA* LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON CRYSTAL CLEAR VINYLTrack listing: SIDE A1. Lightning (Songs from Liquid Days) 2. Facades (Glassworks)3. A Gentleman's Honor (The Photographer) 4. Primacy of Number (Naqoyqatsi) SIDE B1. Metamorphosis IV (Liquid Days, Part II) 2. Open The Kingdom (Liquid Days, Part II)3. Dance II (In the Upper Room) 4. Dance VIII (In the Upper Room)SIDE C1. Glasspiece #1 (Rubric from Glassworks) 2. Changing Opinion (Songs from Liquid Days) 3. Opening (GlassworksSIDE D1. Floe (Glassworks) 2. Funeral of Amenhotep III (Akhnaten)3. Point Blank (Naqoyqatsi)SIDE E1. Wichita Vortex Sutra 2. Forgetting (Songs from Liquid Days)3. Dance IX (In the Upper Room)SIDE F1. The Dam (Itaipu) 2. Definition (Naqoyqatsi) 3. Protest (Satyagraha) 4. Evening Song(Satyagraha)SIDE G1. Hymn To The Sun (Akhnaten) 2. Trial - Prison (Einstein On The Beach) 3. Akhnaten And Nefertiti (Akhnaten) 4. Kuru Field Of Justice (Satyagraha) 5. Knee Play 1 (Einstein On The Beach) SIDE H1. Tolstoy Farm (Satyagraha) 2. Window Of Appearances (Akhnaten) 3. Bed (Einstein On The Beach) 4. Epilogue (Akhnaten) 5. Knee Play 5 (Einstein On The Beach)
Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times. The operas - Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, and Akhnaten among many others - play throughout the world's leading houses, and rarely to an empty seat. Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Glass is the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music - simultaneously. Much of his early work was based on the extended reiteration of brief, elegant melodic fragments that wove in and out of an aural tapestry. Or, to put it another way, it immersed a listener in a sort of sonic weather that twists, turns, surrounds, develops. In the past 30 years, Glass has composed more than twenty-five operas, large and small; twelve symphonies; three piano concertos and concertos for violin, piano, timpani, and saxophone quartet and orchestra; soundtracks to films ranging from new scores for the stylized classics of Jean Cocteau to Errol Morris's documentary about former defense secretary Robert McNamara; string quartets; a growing body of work for solo piano and organ. Essential is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. The 4LP is housed in a deluxe 10mm slipcase sleeve and includes a 4-page booklet. Official website: https://philipglass. Com/LISTEN: https://youtu. #be/2q8_Rp6y5wI* 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL* DELUXE HEAVYWEIGHT 10MM SLIPCASE SLEEVE* INCLUDES 4-PAGE BOOKLET* 4LP FEATURING THE BEST/MOST MEMORABLE SELECTIONS FROM NAQOYQATSI, EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH, SATYAGRAHA, AKHNATEN, IN THE UPPER ROOM, SONGS FROM LIQUID DAYS, THE PHOTOGRAPHER, GLASSWORKS, ITAIPU AND MORE* COLLABORATIONS WITH SUZANNE VEGA, LINDA RONSTADT, DAVID BYRNE, THE KRONOS QUARTET AND YO-YO MA* LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON CRYSTAL CLEAR VINYLTrack listing: SIDE A1. Lightning (Songs from Liquid Days) 2. Facades (Glassworks)3. A Gentleman's Honor (The Photographer) 4. Primacy of Number (Naqoyqatsi) SIDE B1. Metamorphosis IV (Liquid Days, Part II) 2. Open The Kingdom (Liquid Days, Part II)3. Dance II (In the Upper Room) 4. Dance VIII (In the Upper Room)SIDE C1. Glasspiece #1 (Rubric from Glassworks) 2. Changing Opinion (Songs from Liquid Days) 3. Opening (GlassworksSIDE D1. Floe (Glassworks) 2. Funeral of Amenhotep III (Akhnaten)3. Point Blank (Naqoyqatsi)SIDE E1. Wichita Vortex Sutra 2. Forgetting (Songs from Liquid Days)3. Dance IX (In the Upper Room)SIDE F1. The Dam (Itaipu) 2. Definition (Naqoyqatsi) 3. Protest (Satyagraha) 4. Evening Song(Satyagraha)SIDE G1. Hymn To The Sun (Akhnaten) 2. Trial - Prison (Einstein On The Beach) 3. Akhnaten And Nefertiti (Akhnaten) 4. Kuru Field Of Justice (Satyagraha) 5. Knee Play 1 (Einstein On The Beach) SIDE H1. Tolstoy Farm (Satyagraha) 2. Window Of Appearances (Akhnaten) 3. Bed (Einstein On The Beach) 4. Epilogue (Akhnaten) 5. Knee Play 5 (Einstein On The Beach)
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The Essential [Colored Vinyl] [Clear Vinyl] [Limited Edition] [180 Gram]
Artist: Philip Glass
Format: Vinyl
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DISC: 1

1. Side A
2. Track 2
3. Lightning (Songs from Liquid Days)
4. Track 4
5. Facades (Glassworks)
6. Track 6
7. a Gentleman's Honor (The Photographer)
8. Track 8
9. Primacy of Number (Naqoyqatsi)
10. Side B
11. Track 11
12. Metamorphosis IV (Liquid Days, Part II)
13. Track 13
14. Open the Kingdom (Liquid Days, Part II)
15. Track 15
16. Dance II (In the Upper Room)
17. Track 17
18. Dance VIII (In the Upper Room)
19. Side C
20. Track 20
21. Glasspiece #1 (Rubric from Glassworks)
22. Track 22
23. Changing Opinion (Songs from Liquid Days)
24. Track 24
25. Opening (Glassworks
26. Side D
27. Track 27
28. Floe (Glassworks)
29. Track 29
30. Funeral of Amenhotep III (Akhnaten)
31. Track 31
32. Point Blank (Naqoyqatsi)
33. Side E
34. Track 34
35. Wichita Vortex Sutra
36. Track 36
37. Forgetting (Songs from Liquid Days)
38. Track 38
39. Dance IX (In the Upper Room)
40. Side F
41. Track 41
42. the Dam (Itaipu)
43. Track 43
44. Definition (Naqoyqatsi)
45. Track 45
46. Protest (Satyagraha)
47. Track 47
48. Evening Song (Satyagraha)
49. Side G
50. Track 50
51. Hymn to the Sun (Akhnaten)
52. Track 52
53. Trial - Prison (Einstein on the Beach)
54. Track 54
55. Akhnaten and Nefertiti (Akhnaten)
56. Track 56
57. Kuru Field of Justice (Satyagraha)
58. Track 58
59. Knee Play 1 (Einstein on the Beach)
60. Side H
61. Track 61
62. Tolstoy Farm (Satyagraha)
63. Track 63
64. Window of Appearances (Akhnaten)
65. Track 65
66. Bed (Einstein on the Beach)
67. Track 67
68. Epilogue (Akhnaten)
69. Track 69
70. Knee Play 5 (Einstein on the Beach)

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Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to Allen Ginsberg, Woody Allen to David Bowie, Philip Glass has had an extraordinary and unprecedented impact upon the musical and intellectual life of his times. The operas - Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, and Akhnaten among many others - play throughout the world's leading houses, and rarely to an empty seat. Glass has written music for experimental theater and for Academy Award-winning motion pictures. Glass is the first composer to win a wide, multi-generational audience in the opera house, the concert hall, the dance world, in film and in popular music - simultaneously. Much of his early work was based on the extended reiteration of brief, elegant melodic fragments that wove in and out of an aural tapestry. Or, to put it another way, it immersed a listener in a sort of sonic weather that twists, turns, surrounds, develops. In the past 30 years, Glass has composed more than twenty-five operas, large and small; twelve symphonies; three piano concertos and concertos for violin, piano, timpani, and saxophone quartet and orchestra; soundtracks to films ranging from new scores for the stylized classics of Jean Cocteau to Errol Morris's documentary about former defense secretary Robert McNamara; string quartets; a growing body of work for solo piano and organ. Essential is available as a limited edition of 1500 individually numbered copies on crystal clear vinyl. The 4LP is housed in a deluxe 10mm slipcase sleeve and includes a 4-page booklet. Official website: https://philipglass. Com/LISTEN: https://youtu. #be/2q8_Rp6y5wI* 180 GRAM AUDIOPHILE VINYL* DELUXE HEAVYWEIGHT 10MM SLIPCASE SLEEVE* INCLUDES 4-PAGE BOOKLET* 4LP FEATURING THE BEST/MOST MEMORABLE SELECTIONS FROM NAQOYQATSI, EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH, SATYAGRAHA, AKHNATEN, IN THE UPPER ROOM, SONGS FROM LIQUID DAYS, THE PHOTOGRAPHER, GLASSWORKS, ITAIPU AND MORE* COLLABORATIONS WITH SUZANNE VEGA, LINDA RONSTADT, DAVID BYRNE, THE KRONOS QUARTET AND YO-YO MA* LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 INDIVIDUALLY NUMBERED COPIES ON CRYSTAL CLEAR VINYLTrack listing: SIDE A1. Lightning (Songs from Liquid Days) 2. Facades (Glassworks)3. A Gentleman's Honor (The Photographer) 4. Primacy of Number (Naqoyqatsi) SIDE B1. Metamorphosis IV (Liquid Days, Part II) 2. Open The Kingdom (Liquid Days, Part II)3. Dance II (In the Upper Room) 4. Dance VIII (In the Upper Room)SIDE C1. Glasspiece #1 (Rubric from Glassworks) 2. Changing Opinion (Songs from Liquid Days) 3. Opening (GlassworksSIDE D1. Floe (Glassworks) 2. Funeral of Amenhotep III (Akhnaten)3. Point Blank (Naqoyqatsi)SIDE E1. Wichita Vortex Sutra 2. Forgetting (Songs from Liquid Days)3. Dance IX (In the Upper Room)SIDE F1. The Dam (Itaipu) 2. Definition (Naqoyqatsi) 3. Protest (Satyagraha) 4. Evening Song(Satyagraha)SIDE G1. Hymn To The Sun (Akhnaten) 2. Trial - Prison (Einstein On The Beach) 3. Akhnaten And Nefertiti (Akhnaten) 4. Kuru Field Of Justice (Satyagraha) 5. Knee Play 1 (Einstein On The Beach) SIDE H1. Tolstoy Farm (Satyagraha) 2. Window Of Appearances (Akhnaten) 3. Bed (Einstein On The Beach) 4. Epilogue (Akhnaten) 5. Knee Play 5 (Einstein On The Beach)
        
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