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Episode #3374

Philip Glass: Music of Constant Change

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Tuesday, September 04, 2012

On tonight's show, John Schaefer recommends ten records to help skim the surface of music by Philip Glass, as part of Q2 Music's week-long celebration of Philip Glass, "Music of Constant Change." From the album, "Glassworks," to the Qatsi trilogy (three silent films by Godfrey Reggio with scores by Philip Glass) to the song cycle, "Songs from Liquid Days," sample some works that serve as a fine introduction to Philip Glass's hugely influential music.  Read about each of these "Essential Recordings" in depth over on Q2 Music's Festival Pages. Also, these works were just the excerpts on the show for radio.  To hear each piece in its entirety, try the Spotify playlist.

PROGRAM #3374, 10 Essential Philip Glass Recordings (9/4/2012)                                                           

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Philip Glass

Glassworks

Opening

Sony Classical Masterworks #90394
Available at arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass

North Star

Etoile Polaire

Music For Pleasure 2085
Out of print. Try Amazon.com or auction sites. 
The work is also available as part of the 10 CD Glass Box (Nonesuch.com), and on Orange Mountain Music’s “Analog”  OMM 0029

Philip Glass

Koyaanisqatsi

Vessels [8:06]

Orange Mountain Music 58
orangemountainmusic.com
arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass

Powaqqatsi

New Cities in Ancient Lands [6:53]

Nonesuch  79192
www.nonesuch.com
Available at arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass

Einstein on the Beach

Knee Play I, excerpt  [5:30]

Nonesuch #79323
www.nonesuch.com

Philip Glass, Douglas Perry

Satyagraha

Evening Song [7:30]

Cbs Masterworks # 39672
Available at arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass Ensemble, Douglas Perry

Songs From Liquid Days

Open the Kingdom, excerpt [5:00]

Cbs Masterworks #39564
Available at arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass

Kundun

Sand Mandala [4:00]

Nonesuch  #79460
www.nonesuch.com
Available at Amazon.com

Philip Glass

Glass: Low Symphony (from the music of David Bowie and Brian Eno)

Low Symphony- 1. Subterraneans, excerpt [5:40]

Point Music #438150
Available at arkivmusic.com

Philip Glass / Wendy Sutter

Songs and Poems for Solo Cello

Song No. 1, excerpt [3:30]

Orange Mountain Music 0037
orangemountainmusic.com

 

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