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Wednesday, July 9 2014

Should Film Music Stand Alone?

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.


Sunday, March 1 2009

Woolf at the Door

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

Thursday, December 11 2014

Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes

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


Tuesday, November 13 2012

Philip Glass: REWORK_Philip Glass remixed

Philip Glass remixes easily. Really, he does.


Tuesday, October 2 2012

Einstein on the Beach

A widely considered masterpiece of avant-guarde theater returns to New York before setting out on an international tour.


Tuesday, February 21 2012

22nd Annual Tibet House Benefit: 13 February 2012 - New York

Philip Glass invites an interesting and engaging selection of artists to perform at the 22nd Annual Tibet House Benefit.


Wednesday, February 9 2011

Philip Glass: Kepler

The iconic American composer gazes at the stars through the opera looking Glass.


Blogs

Monday, November 3 2014

Philip Glass - "Etude No. 16" (video)

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".


Friday, October 4 2013

'Quatsi' Director Returns With 'Visitors', A Film That Watches You Back

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

Friday, January 20 2012

Philip Glass resurrects his classic ‘Einstein on the Beach’

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


Sunday, September 23 2007

Acclaimed composer Philip Glass is far from finished

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


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