Philip Glass
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 2 Articles
Media // 1 Articles
//Columns

Should Film Music Stand Alone?
9 Jul 2014 // 9:30 PM

In evaluating what makes a great film score, writers, composers, and listeners must ask themselves if the function of cinematic music limits the form it has to take.

Woolf at the Door
1 Mar 2009 // 2:59 PM

Both Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway and Michael Cunningham's The Hours offer an illuminating look at the choices we make, the roles we play, and the hours that hinge our lives together.

//Reviews

Philip Glass Balances the Matter-of-Fact With the Metaphysical in 'Words Without Music'
28 May 2015 // 2:30 AM

Philip Glass' memoirs handle weighty life crises and esoteric musical ideas with refreshing, no-nonsense language.

Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes
11 Dec 2014 // 9:05 PM

Philip Glass' collection of 20 etudes, written over a span of 19 years, is given a moving performance by the virtuosic pianist Maki Namekawa.

//Blogs

Philip Glass - "Etude No. 16" (video)
3 Nov 2014 // 8:00 PM

Leading up to the November 25th release of the complete collection of his piano etudes, Philip Glass plans to drop two tracks from the 20-song collection each week. This week, you can view Maki Namekawa's performance of "Etude No. 16".

'Quatsi' Director Returns With 'Visitors', A Film That Watches You Back
4 Oct 2013 // 5:24 AM

With Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio changed the way we see films. With Visitors, he wanted to make the first film that "returns the viewers look". The result was one of the most riveting films at this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

//News

Philip Glass resurrects his classic ‘Einstein on the Beach’
20 Jan 2012 // 1:45 AM

NEW YORK — Considering that “Einstein on the Beach” is routinely described as both a masterpiece and one of the most significant operas of the second

Acclaimed composer Philip Glass is far from finished
23 Sep 2007 // 11:07 PM

More than three decades after he unveiled his startling landmark opera "Einstein on the Beach" in 1976, one might think that Philip Glass had run out

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

// Short Ends and Leader

"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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